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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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Soggy bottoms! .. by simongray12190   (Show all for Trostan)
 
Variations .. by susanc   (Show all for Trostan)
 
Climbed this last Sunday as part of my county hig .. by murphysw   (Show all for Trostan)
 
Bank Holiday Trostan
by OonaghG  5 May 2010
Walked up Trostan on Bank Holiday Monday from the B14 Cushendall Road stile. It was a lovely walk, not really challenging but VERY boggy! I did half the walk with a soggy foot having fallen foul of one puddle! Thank goodness it wasn't too cold.
We had a hazy view of Ailsa Craig from the top which was a nice surprise. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/361/comment/4679/
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May Day Walk - 01/05/2010 .. by Daithi2004   (Show all for Trostan)
 
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