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Slieve Beg Mountain Sliabh Beag A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Beag [PNNI], 'little mountain') Down County in NI and in Ulster Province, in Arderin List, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 595.9m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J34046 27603
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Longitude: -5.947707, Latitude: 54.179924 , Easting: 334047, Northing: 327604 Prominence: 40.87m,  Isolation: 0.7km
ITM: 733966 827609,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvBg, 10 char: Slieve Beg
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

The most notable feature of Slieve Beg is the scree-run known as the Devil's Coachroad which dissects its eastern flank.   Slieve Beg is the 298th highest place in Ireland.

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BILLNOR on Slieve Beg, 2007
by BILLNOR  28 Mar 2007
My wife and I Climbed up Slieve Beg for the first time Sunday 25/03/07. Used the secure carpark at Meelmore Lodge walked around the base of Meelmore then across to the Trassey Track and onwards to the Hares Gap. Following the Brandy Pad around towards the shoulder between Commedagh and Beg and then took a short walk to the summit. When I got to the summit of Beg we stopped for a cup of tea and a bite to eat. The view from the summit of this small mountain makes it worth climbing, especially back towards Bearnagh and with a goord perspective of Donard and Commedagh. After lunch we had a close encounter with the Devils Coach road just looking down towards the valley and the sheer steepness of the scree slope is enough to raise the pulse . We contuined our walk across th the summit of Cove the view here are even better taking in LAMAGAM,THE BINNIANS ,BEN CROM,MEELBEG & MEELMORE to name a few time was running short so we retraced our steps back the way we came to Meelmore Lodge an enjoyable walk on a mild sunny day. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/297/comment/2651/
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Jaak on Slieve Beg, 2006
by Jaak  17 Mar 2006
Slieve Beg on Paddy's Day 2006. Anyone for a slide down Satan's private drive ? Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/297/comment/2233/
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Picture: Donard framed by the Devils Coachroad
Well worth a visit
by paulocon  10 Jan 2011
Beg is a handy wee dander from the Brandy Pad. For me, it was a stop off point before heading up the punishing incline for Cove. First time seeing the very impressive coachroad abd I have to say I felt uneasy just looking down into it - fair play to all those who have scrambled up it. Well worth a visit. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/297/comment/6201/
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Picture: The wrap around steepness.
 
Southern plunge
by simon3  20 Jan 2019
The famous side of Slieve Beg is the NE, gashed by the Devils Coachroad. However the SE side also has its drama.
Taken on a frosty slippy day from Cove. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/297/comment/20342/
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tsunami on Slieve Beg, 2004
by tsunami  19 Nov 2004
A similar view to Ricky K's showing the severity of the scree slope forming the Coachroad. Bearnagh cuts an imposing figure in the background, yet somehow seems incredibly inviting to all who view her. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/297/comment/1332/
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ricky k on Slieve Beg, 2004
by ricky k  19 Nov 2004
Slieve Beg, November 04. Brrrrrrrrrr. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/297/comment/1333/
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