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Antrim Hills Area   Cen: Central Antrim Hills Subarea
Place count in area: 27, OSI/LPS Maps: 14, 15, 4, 5, 8, 9 
Highest place:
Trostan, 550m
Maximum height for area: 550 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 515 metres,

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Trostan Mountain Trostán A name in Irish (Ir. Trostán [DUPN], 'pole/staff' [DUPN]) County Highpoint of Antrim in NI and in Ulster Province, in County Highpoint, Arderin Lists, Olivine basalt lava Bedrock

Height: 550m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 9 Grid Reference: D17960 23598
Place visited by 393 members. Recently by: rhw, purpleknight, discovering_dann, knightsonhikes, sprog, nolo, JordanF1, MarionP, Hikerjjl, edowling, ronanmckee, CianDavis, Padraigin, Moirabourke, DoloresMcmenamin
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Longitude: -6.155396, Latitude: 55.045748 , Easting: 317960, Northing: 423598 Prominence: 515m,  Isolation: 2.6km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 717881 923581,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Trstn, 10 char: Trostan
Bedrock type: Olivine basalt lava, (Upper Basalt Formation)

Joyce's suggestion (INP, iii, 586) that this peak is so named because of its resemblance to a pilgrim's staff with a crooked top seems without foundation.   Trostan is the highest mountain in the Antrim Hills area and the 421st highest in Ireland. Trostan is the highest point in county Antrim.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Trostan (<i>Trostán</i>) in area Antrim Hills, Ireland
Picture: view to Lurigethan
 
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by susanc  7 Dec 2015
I noticed yesterday that the Moyle Way sign now sends you up a forestry track just a few metres to the left after the waterfall - I think it joins the old route about halfway through the forest. We avoided it altogether by turning left at the falls along the bank at the edge of the felled area and then following the route of the old mineral railway anti clockwise round the hill as far as the first fence up hill and climbing beside it to the top. Great views all round and feet still dry! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/361/comment/18404/
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Climbed this last Sunday as part of my county hig .. by murphysw   (Show all for Trostan (Trostán))
 
Bank Holiday Trostan .. by OonaghG   (Show all for Trostan (Trostán))
 
May Day Walk - 01/05/2010 .. by Daithi2004   (Show all for Trostan (Trostán))
 
Antrims CHP .. by TommyV   (Show all for Trostan (Trostán))
 
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