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Mourne Mountains Area   W: Slievemoughanmore Subarea
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Eagle Mountain Mountain Sliabh an Iolair A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh an Iolair [PNNI], 'mountain of the eagle') Down County in NI and in Ulster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 638m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J24492 22977
Place visited by 329 members. Recently by: No1Grumbler, djacobs, Jai-mckinney, rdkernan, DelStewart, Carolyn105, cdpevans, mallymcd, Jay9, feargalf, srr45, declantb, PPruzina, Pikes, Fenton
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Longitude: -6.095881, Latitude: 54.140775 , Easting: 324492, Northing: 322977 Prominence: 263m,  Isolation: 0.5km
ITM: 724412 822982,   GPS IDs, 6 char: EglMnt, 10 char: EglMntn
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

The approach from Attical gives you a view of the spectacular Great Gully. The eastern slopes are dotted with quarries.   Eagle Mountain is the 222nd highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Eagle Mountain in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Summit Cairn
 
Follow the wall
by paulocon  25 Aug 2010
Followed Batts wall from Deers Meadow onto Pigeon Rock, Slievemoughanmore and then onto Eagle. A grand walk for a Sunday morning with enough ascent and descent to provide a decent workout without having to encounter any of the boggier ground mentioned on other comments where a different approach was taken. The summit cairn is situated a short walk from the wall and acts as a superb viewpoint across to the Higher Mournes as well as down onto Spelga Dam. From Eagle, we made the short crossing to Shanlieve. On the way back, added a bit of variety by contouring around the eastern side of Eagle which gives superb views along the valley as well as the cliff-face of the mountain. Only 2 mountains left in the Mournes until I have visited all those mentioned in Paddy Dillon's 'Mountains of Ireland' book! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/217/comment/6055/
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Up here for the first time yesterday, starting at .. by zeaphod   (Show all for Eagle Mountain)
 
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