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Antrim Hills Area
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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
Place visited by 261 members. Recently by: sarahryanowen, Dee68, mlmoroneybb, peterturner, JimMc, William-J, jillsteer, IainT, Xiom5724, Shuby, GoldCircle, David-Guenot, DeltaP, NualaMc, Nuala-Mc1
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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 419th highest in Ireland. Trostan is the highest point in county Antrim.

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Squidgy Slog .. by tsunami   (Show all for Trostan)
 
The iron man of Antrim .. by kernowclimber   (Show all for Trostan)
 
davidholmes on Trostan, 2003
by davidholmes  5 Sep 2003
Climbed this hill on St Patrick's Day following wet weather. Park in Glenariff Forest Park (Small fee for non-members) and walk to end of forest road, cross the Waterfoot Road and follow the Moyle Way through the forest. Cross the Cushendall Road and follow river from bridge up past very picturesque waterfall. Good spot for picnic. The path then runs through the edge of the trees until it meets a fire break. Follow this up to edge of forest. Very boggy underfoot for most of the way and the going is easier in the trees. Firmer ground on the Trostan side of the forest fence. Moyle Way doesn't go to the top so veer off when it suits. Wonderful views of the Antrim Hills and Scotland. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/361/comment/632/
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Sunday 30-07-06 the morning started well it was s .. by BILLNOR   (Show all for Trostan)
 
Trostan, the highest point in County Antrim, is m .. by simon3   (Show all for Trostan)
 
An excellent mountain that never has the same atm .. by NICKY   (Show all for Trostan)
 
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