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Mullaghcarn Mountain Mullach Cairn A name in Irish
(Ir. Mullach Cairn [DUPN], 'summit of the cairn') Tyrone County in NI and in Ulster Province, in Arderin List, Psammite & semipellite Bedrock

Height: 542m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 13 Grid Reference: H51054 80976
Place visited by 111 members. Recently by: Hoverla, Wildcat, Carolyn105, TommyMc, abeach, ElaineM76, BogRunner1, fellrunner, eoghancarton, MichaelE, Grumbler, LorraineG60, eamonoc, ilenia, Lauranna
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Longitude: -7.209413, Latitude: 54.674295 , Easting: 251054, Northing: 380976 Prominence: 377m,  Isolation: 0.9km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 650992 880970,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mlghcr, 10 char: Mulaghcarn
Bedrock type: Psammite & semipellite, (Mullaghcarn Formation)

No cairn now remaining, but the top of the hill is stony (OS Memoirs). Cairn Sunday is the last Sunday in July, and the old tradition of climbing Mullaghcarn on this day has recently been revived.   Mullaghcarn is the 439th highest place in Ireland.

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Follow this place's comments Picture about mountain Mullaghcarn (<i>Mullach Cairn</i>) in area Sperrin Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Cascades in Pollan Burn
From Gortin Glen Forest Park via Pollan Burn
by pdtempan  6 Sep 2020
We climbed Mullaghcarn today from the main car park in Gortin Glen Forest Park via Pollan Burn. We followed the purple waymarked trail which starts by climbing the valley of Pollan Burn. As waymarked forest walks go, this is a pretty good one. There was either a forest track or an actual road for the entire route. My expectations were not very high, but the series of small cascades in Pollan Burn and the variety of vegetation make the early stages particularly attractive. Views from the summit are very extensive. Mullaghcarn benefits from being a relatively isolated summit, which means that there is an unimpeded panoramic view in every direction. We were able to make out the Dartry Mountains down in Sligo/Leitrim, the Bluestacks, the Derryveagh Mountains including Errigal and Muckish, Slieve Snaght on Inishowen, Sawel and the other peaks on the main ridge of the Sperrins, Slemish, Divis, Lough Neagh, Slieve Croob and the Mournes. Walking at a leisurely pace with our two Yorkshire terriers, it took us 3 hours up and down including 20 mins to admire the view from the summit. Linkback:
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