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

Height: 550m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 9 Grid Reference: D17960 23598
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Longitude: -6.155396, Latitude: 55.045748 , Easting: 317960, Northing: 423598 Prominence: 515m,  Isolation: 2.5km,   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 419th highest in Ireland. Trostan is the highest point in county Antrim.

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Antrim's Highest .. by group   (Show all for Trostan)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Trostan in area Antrim Hills, Ireland
Picture: The Moyle Way
 
New Comment: Antrims CHP
by TommyV  5 Nov 2018
Peter Walker has all angles and options covered. We approached this from the West side and it was a fairly undramatic bog slog. I would suggest the approach from the South side mention by Peter must be a better option even if it's not as easy an ascent. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/361/comment/20197/
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Longer but More Scenic and Enjoyable Approach .. by dr_banuska   (Show all for Trostan)
 
Sanctuary .. by AntrimRambler   (Show all for Trostan)
 
Our final CHP .. by paddyobpc   (Show all for Trostan)
 
This was only my second time climbing Antrim's hi .. by slemish   (Show all for Trostan)
 
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