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Rocky Mountain Mountain PNNI suggests that this name may have been coined in English. Down County, in Arderin List, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 524m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J35070 25255
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Longitude: -5.9331, Latitude: 54.158568 , Easting: 335070, Northing: 325255 Prominence: 60m,  Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 734989 825260,   GPS IDs, 6 char: RckyMn, 10 char: RckyMntn
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

There are two other peaks of this name in the Mourne Mountains, and the Irish form Sliabh na gCloch, 'mountain of the stones', is attested for both.   Rocky Mountain is the 494th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Rocky Mountain in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The view northwest from the summit of Rocky Mountain, showing Cove Mountain, Slieve Beg, and Slieve
 
csd on Rocky Mountain, 2005
by csd  23 Oct 2005
As suggested by zeaphod, I came up Rocky Mountain via Round Seefin and Long Seefin, having parked on the small track beside Rourke's Park. As you aproach Round Seefin, there's a sign suggesting you go via one of the quarries mentioned by zeaphod rather than the direct route following the wall. I'd suggest ignoring this, as it's more straightforward just following the wall! Rocky Mountain is blessed with some lovely views, including tantalising glimpses of Ben Crom as it peeps through the col between Slieve Binnian and Slievelamagan. Note that the cairn (shown in my photo) isn't actually at the highest point of the mountain. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/406/comment/2013/
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