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Common Mountain Hill Sliabh Chamáin A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Chamáin [logainm.ie], poss. 'mountain of the crooked
place')
Donegal County, in Carn List, Flaggy quartzite and dark schist Bedrock

Height: 499.7m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 10 Grid Reference: G70920 85943
Place visited by 44 members. Recently by: simon3, MichaelE, arderincorbett, Lauranna, LorraineG60, IndyMan, Peter Walker, Cobhclimber, Fergalh, sandilandsn, melohara, shaunkelly, MichaelG55, Geansai, jimbloomer
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Longitude: -8.452051, Latitude: 54.72064 , Easting: 170920, Northing: 385943 Prominence: 316m,  Isolation: 2.7km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 570876 885935,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CmnMnt, 10 char: CmnMntn
Bedrock type: Flaggy quartzite and dark schist, (Slieve League Formation)

The nearby townland of Roechrow also appears to get its name from a hill (poss. Ir. Ruachruach, 'red stack').   Common Mountain is the 570th highest place in Ireland. Common Mountain is the second most easterly summit in the Donegal SW area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Common Mountain in area Donegal SW, Ireland
Picture: Common mountain in snow from Glengesh hill Feb 2010
 
sharkey on Common Mountain, 2010
by sharkey  25 Feb 2010
Well, I set out to climb this old mountain last Saturday, after checking it out here on the site, but, due to the fact that the entire mountain was covered in snow and the summit shrouded in thick cloud, I had to change my plans. So, not wanting to be completely defeated, I decided to take a run up its neighbour Glengesh hill. I simply parked at the turnoff for Meensaseasc ( the road conditions nearer the pass were too treacherous ), walked up to just above the veiwing point, hopped the ditch to my left and headed on up the hill through the snow. It was also covered in snow but alot less daunting and the views were amazing as you can see! Well worth the trip but, Common mountain, I'll be back! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/453/comment/4444/
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