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Pigeon Rock Mountain Mountain Droim Lao A name in Irish
(Ir. Droim Lao [PNNI], 'ridge of the calf') Down County, in Arderin List, Mudstone, greywacke & conglomerate Bedrock

Height: 534m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J26132 25030
Place visited by 316 members. Recently by: annieipa, PeakPaul, marchiggins, livelife2thefull, Xiom5724, msammon, DeltaP, Reeks2011, atlantic73, LorraineG60, Hound-of-Ulster, guestuser, LorraineG, David-Guenot, mgtrose
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Longitude: -6.06993, Latitude: 54.158818 , Easting: 326132, Northing: 325030 Prominence: 139m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 726053 825035,   GPS IDs, 6 char: PgnRck, 10 char: PgnRckMntn
Bedrock type: Mudstone, greywacke & conglomerate, (Deep marine turbidite sequence)

The Irish and English names are unrelated. Pigeon Rock is a crag overlooking the road from Kilkeel to Hilltown.   Pigeon Rock Mountain is the 460th highest place in Ireland.

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Part of the birdie walk, including the Cock, the .. by craigo   (Show all for Pigeon Rock Mountain)
 
Western Mournes Hike .. by hbowman1   (Show all for Pigeon Rock Mountain)
 
We approached the summit from Slievenaman Rd at 2 .. by csd   (Show all for Pigeon Rock Mountain)
 
The Birds Circuit .. by colin4   (Show all for Pigeon Rock Mountain)
 
Approached from Cock Mountain as part of our Spel .. by paulocon   (Show all for Pigeon Rock Mountain)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Pigeon Rock Mountain in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Pigeon Rock South Cairn
 
Colin Murphy on Pigeon Rock Mountain, 2008
by Colin Murphy  25 Feb 2008
There is a fairly large cairn at the north end of Pigeon Rock's indistinct summit where Batt's Wall takes a sharp turn south (see csd's pic) and a peat mound nearby at first seems to be the highest point, however a second smaller but distinct cairn also marks the summit about 400m to the south east of this beside a couple of large boggy pools. From the road this appears to be a teensy-weensy bit higher and I had a GPS reading which showed this 5m above the nearest other high point to the north, if you can believe these gadgets. To be sure, to be sure, do both... Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/387/comment/2974/
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