Carn Mountain 585.2m mountain, Mourne Mountains Ireland at
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Carn Mountain Mountain Sliabh an Chairn A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh an Chairn [PNNI], 'mountain of the cairn') Down County, in Arderin List, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 585.2m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J28821 25991
Place visited by 311 members. Recently by: scapania, arderincorbett, IainT, Bunsen7, seamaspeineas, thomas_g, ilenia, TommyMc, wohfnow, marcellawalking, NoTrespassing, msammon, annieipa, PeakPaul, Xiom5724
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Longitude: -6.028379, Latitude: 54.166785 , Easting: 328821, Northing: 325992 Prominence: 50.22m,  Isolation: 0.5km
ITM: 728742 825997,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CrnMnt, 10 char: CrnMntn
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

There is now no trace of a significant cairn at the summit.   Carn Mountain is the 325th highest place in Ireland.

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Straightforward ascent. .. by group   (Show all for Carn Mountain) Picture about mountain Carn Mountain in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Bleck Cra on Carn Mountain, 2006
by Bleck Cra  26 Mar 2006
Horses did neigh, and dying men did groan and ghosts did shriek and squeal about the streets and ranks and squadrons from the north drizzled blood upon our Capitol brother upon brother and seven and ten fierce fiery warriors were yielded up by the PSNI in innocent celebration of their heritage. These things are beyond all use. And weaving squiffily towards another baffling Ides of March, the strangest of all was to find the crock of gold, not warmed under diminutive green breeches, but right here in one’s own back yard. Carn, named after a carpenter, hangs strange and aloof at the edge of the Mournes world as we know it Jim. Like Vandal and Goth bouncers to Caesar, so Carn is to the Mournes: an alien outrider guarding her paymasters in the East; her heart and allegiances in the West. She is the dot part of the semi-colon that she and Muck stamp on the range fronted by Meelmore and ending in tarmac south of Ott-not. Her kinship is with the hugger-mugger west of the Whitewater, Pigeon Rock and the Land of Damp. She oozes bog where there is none; she up-ends the unwary with spring-loaded surprises and presents a profile with as much aplomb as a brick. But where she knocks the rest into a deep, wide, cocked hat, is the view on her NE flank. There is simply no better spot in the world, to take in the Mournes in toto - a vista from the Meels and Bearn, through Cor, Com and Don to all of Beg, Cove, Lam and Bin, even shy Chim and further perhaps, to the ends of the earth itself. This is the kind of thing you get in a plastic shaky snow thing. It doesn’t exist. Except on Carn. Trackback:
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My approach to Carn was from Doan. I left Doan an .. by wicklore   (Show all for Carn Mountain)
While it seems most skip from Ott to Slieve Lough .. by darrenf   (Show all for Carn Mountain)
The hike up Carn Mountain was enjoyable—even thou .. by pablo_diablo   (Show all for Carn Mountain)
The ascent to Carn is easy enough. My favourite a .. by Alex92   (Show all for Carn Mountain)
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