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Antrim Hills Area   Central Antrim Hills Subarea
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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 323 members. Recently by: SenanFoley, RockyCaver, DavidHoy, dregishjake, dregish, Kilcoobin, Kilcubbin, fellrunner, eeimly, Paddym99, garybuz, sfoley, doogleman, Grimsbyforever, conororourke
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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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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. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/361/comment/4679/
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May Day Walk - 01/05/2010 .. by Daithi2004   (Show all for Trostan)
 
Antrims CHP .. by TommyV   (Show all for Trostan)
 
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