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Slievenaglogh Mountain Sliabh na gCloch A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh na gCloch [PNNI], 'mountain of the stones/rocks') Down County, in Arderin List, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 586m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J32783 29107
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Longitude: -5.966389, Latitude: 54.193747 , Easting: 332783, Northing: 329107 Prominence: 41m,  Isolation: 0.3km
ITM: 732702 829111,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slvngl, 10 char: Slvnglgh
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

This is the higher of two peaks in the Mourne Mountains called Slievenaglogh, the other being situated further south, facing Slieve Binnian across the Silent Valley. This peak is east of Hare's Gap. On the western flanks is a huge granite boulder with a scooped-out face so that it resembles a giant's seat (David Kirk, 'The Mountains of Mourne - A Celebration of a Place Apart', p. 121).   Slievenaglogh is the 322nd highest place in Ireland.

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New Comment: Slieves Turned Up
by BleckCra  26 Nov 2017
Slieves Turned Up

No one goes looking for the Hill of the Stone ... that I know of; well mostly. Because well sure ... it's barely there. If you're on a bagging mission or the telly is crap, you might find yourself on its shoulders, hovering over the upload route to mvs button but the irony is you may already have clambered over its hairless back many times before, to/from Commedagh the Watching Hill to/from Bearnagh the Gap Hill and so busy watching and not seeing, that the gap had been filled with Slievenaglogh.
If there is a noticeable change of rake, either up or down, it's not noticed by you because behind and in front are the objects of your mission. Bigger objects. Much bigger. By comparison, not even sure if I would call it a hill.
Still .... it has been described to me as the most beautiful place in the Mournes. Quite a handle given that fairly well everywhere is the most beautiful place in the Mournes.
If the title of this organ is anything to go by, something that seems to have fallen by the wayside over the years - mountains: views from them and views of them - there would be something to commend the Hill of the Stone. It is honest pleasant, decent and unassuming. From every one of the 360, it gives you a sensational run home if that notion takes you. And best of all, now you know where it is.
Start - as from Plan A: Commedagh or Bearnagh. Alternatively pick up a track from the Trassey River or from the head of the Crom reservoir.
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Picture: Priceless scenery
Diamonds aren't always a girl's best friend
by kernowclimber  1 Sep 2010
A steep climb up a series of steps (ouch) from the Hare's Gap to the summit of Slievenaglogh rewards the climber with incredible views over Slieve Bearnagh, Slieve Meelmore and Ben Crom Reservoir. I didn't see any diamonds (not counting the three intrepid souls who, like me, braved this last summit after having been put through our paces by the nimble and very lithe Bleck Cra on Scavvy IV), but the granite weathered and eroded into skeletal-like fingers near the summit was pretty amazing. I never was much for diamonds anyway. Give me a view like this any day... Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/304/comment/6076/
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tsunami on Slievenaglogh, 2005
by tsunami  5 Jun 2005
People disregard Slievenaglogh generally because of its lack of height and challenge to the seasoned hillwalker. But, there is more to keep you interested on this little summit than on many bigger peaks. For one, it is another one of those fantastic windows to the past which the Mournes like to throw at us - much like Meelmore, Donard and the Analong Valley, there is abundant evidence of the work of the mourne stone mason , none more so than a wonderful couple of millstones which never quite made it to the mills despite the obvious hours of effort put into their creation. I say two because I've been told there are - as yet I have only located one (if anyone knows plaes inform me!). The pic shows how Slievenaglogh is a very nice approach to Commedagh especially on the north side of the wall (one of the many mourne wall stiles has been placed just below the summit to make this option easier). Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/304/comment/1735/
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Picture: A Boggy Pool on Slievenaglogh
CaptainVertigo on Slievenaglogh, 2005
by CaptainVertigo  24 Apr 2005
What the Captain saw when he peered into a stagnant pool on Slievenaglogh on a warm Sunday afternoon in April 2005. Teeming with life, and a sample of Navan Hillwalkers feasting on sweetmeats, caviars and ham sandwiches. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/304/comment/1659/
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Bleck Cra on Slievenaglogh, 2005
by Bleck Cra  20 Jan 2005
“Glogh!" It’s like the soft, liquid escape of some spit spirit. Slievenaglogh. From the Trassey or Annalong tracks, a Slieve-ish. From Commedagh and South of the wall, if you’re dreaming, you’ll miss it. North of the wall if you’re dreaming, your family will miss YOU. Last Sunday was a “why” day - blustering squalls and buckshot rain. “Why?” we grin manically, plodding knee-deep in black bog. A saunter off Commedagh for no good reason (like the saunter on) - sure you couldn’t see your eyes. A propos de fell runners …. there are some things I don’t get: mountain biking (up the way) heads the list, a woman witnessed pushing a pram up Beinn Lomond comes a close second, walking poles fight for third and fell running …... To be honest, it irks me that I’ll never be up to it, as long as there’s French wine and Italian food. But so many grey, drawn faces and the conviction that gravity CAN and WILL be beaten. The only boy beats gravity is Mr Crow and one day you may meet for dinner. But to Slieve of the Glogh. Little to make song and dance about, other than the fabulous Diamond Rocks - one of these odd Mournes volcanic pillar jobs, like the Castles on Commedagh and the Back Castles on Binnian, ‘cept this time underfoot! On a fat, lazy, confident ridge, they come as a complete shock and if you’re snoozing, will give you wobbly legs. Suddenly soft moss and indolent burnt bog defer to precipitous breath-taking drops and you have to shake the lemming genes out of your system. There are various ways off her, but clatter on to Hares Gap, this time South of the wall or you’ll join the diners therein….., from above. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/304/comment/1429/
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mneary34 on Slievenaglogh, 2005
by mneary34  17 Oct 2005
Slievenaglogh when heading west towards it from Slieve Corragh is arrived at quite quickly and opens up great aspects to Slieve Bearnagh and Slieve Meelmore. This is the view from Slieve Corragh to Slievenaglogh Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/304/comment/2006/
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