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Slieve Bloom Area
Place count in area: 12, OSI/LPS Maps: 54 
Highest place:
Arderin, 527m
Maximum height for area: 527 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 420 metres,

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Arderin Mountain Ard Eireann A name in Irish
(Ir. Ard Éireann [logainm.ie], 'the height of Ireland' or 'Eriu’s
height')
County Highpoint of Laois & Offaly and in Laois/ Offaly Counties in Leinster Province, in County Highpoint, Arderin Lists, Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone Bedrock

Height: 527m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 54 Grid Reference: S23244 98902
Place visited by 314 members. Recently by: ochils_trekker, doogleman, cclair, flynnke, Niamhq, bryanjbarry, conororourke, clacon, Aidy, Andy1287, dregish, IrishGirl2014, Grumbler, wallr, msammon
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Longitude: -7.654389, Latitude: 53.040547 , Easting: 223244, Northing: 198902 Prominence: 420m,  Isolation: 1.2km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 623177 698931,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Ardrn, 10 char: Arderin
Bedrock type: Pale & red sandstone, grit & claystone, (Cadamstown Formation)

See Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (pp. 221-25) for details of the festive assembly on 'Height Sunday' on Arderin.   Arderin is the highest mountain in the Slieve Bloom area and the 479th highest in Ireland. Arderin is the highest point in county Laois and also the highest in Offaly.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Arderin in area Slieve Bloom, Ireland
Picture: CHP 5 & 6 - Laois & Offaly
 
New Comment: County High Point 2018 - Laois & Offaly
by doogleman  13 Feb 2020
Climbed 26-04-18 as part of 32 County High Point Challenge in aid of SLMRT.
This was the fifth & sixth counties of my challenge and a I had never been there before. After finishing a days work in Portlaoise, I used the opportunity that evening to visit this CHP.
Using the car-parking spot as is already shown here as User Point A on the map, we set off on the short boggy walk to the summit. It is a fairly straightforward SSE route to the summit, with a bit if a down-and-up at the start, and definitely requiring bog-ready footwear!
The Cairn & Trig Marker at ground level marks the CHP of Offaly, and although many treat this as s shared CHP, I believe technically a nearby point to the NE is the highest point of Laois.
Views from this point are long-distance and very good from 10 to 250 degrees. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/399/comment/20753/
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