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Mourne Mountains Area   Cen: Loughshannagh Subarea
Place count in area: 59, OSI/LPS Maps: 20, 29, EW-CLY 
Highest place:
Slieve Donard, 849m
Maximum height for area: 849 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 821 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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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 NI and in Ulster Province, in Arderin List, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 585.2m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J28821 25991
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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 324th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/300/
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Straightforward ascent. .. by group   (Show all for Carn Mountain (Sliabh an Chairn))
 
Horses did neigh, and dying men did groan and gho .. by Bleck Cra   (Show all for Carn Mountain (Sliabh an Chairn))
 
My approach to Carn was from Doan. I left Doan an .. by wicklore   (Show all for Carn Mountain (Sliabh an Chairn))
 
While it seems most skip from Ott to Slieve Lough .. by darrenf   (Show all for Carn Mountain (Sliabh an Chairn))
 
The hike up Carn Mountain was enjoyable—even thou .. by pablo_diablo   (Show all for Carn Mountain (Sliabh an Chairn))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Carn Mountain (<i>Sliabh an Chairn</i>) in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Loughshannagh from the eastern slopes of Carn
 
Alex92 on Carn Mountain, 2007
by Alex92  13 Apr 2007
The ascent to Carn is easy enough. My favourite approach would be from the Ott track. Park at the Ott/Blue Quarry car park and make your way up the Ott track. Gaiters are essential no matter the weather, as it is boggy the whole way up the track, especially at the final stage where you ascend through peat bogs. Follow the track untill you come to the Mourne wall, pausing maybe to take a break at the style! Then head rightwards, up the northern slopes of Carn to the summit. The reward in views is excellent, especially over Loughshannagh which Carn bathes its feet in. Try to extend your walk further, by maybe descending to Loughshannagh, and following its shores to Doan. Or alternatively, head south to take in Slieve Muck, then follow the path to the road, and follow it back down to the Ott car park. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/300/comment/2668/
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