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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: -6.155365, Latitude: 55.045747 , Easting: 317960, Northing: 423598 Prominence: 515m,  Isolation: 2.5km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 717883 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 420th highest in Ireland. Trostan is the highest point in county Antrim.

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NICKY on Trostan, 2007
by NICKY  5 Mar 2007
An excellent mountain that never has the same atmosphere two days in a row. On the day we climbed it, we had already done most of the Moyle Way and we were knackered! Once up there my energy levels lifted to finish the walk. A full fifteen minutes is all it takes! Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/361/comment/2630/
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Don't grouse- it's well worth the slog .. by hazyview   (Show all for Trostan)
 
Soggy bottoms! .. by simongray12190   (Show all for Trostan)
 
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