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

Height: 501m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 10 Grid Reference: G70920 85943
Place visited by 35 members. Recently by: sandilandsn, melohara, shaunkelly, MichaelG55, Geansai, jimbloomer, Colin Murphy, simoburn, chalky, Onzy, Garmin, Wilderness, liz50, Geo, millsd1
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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 566th highest place in Ireland. Common Mountain is the second most easterly summit in the Donegal SW area.

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Broad Top with Steep Ground to North and East .. by group   (Show all for Common Mountain)
 
I started this walk from the scenic viewpoint and .. by gerrym   (Show all for Common Mountain)
 
Started from the lay-by near the top of the Gleng .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Common Mountain)
 
Summit of Common Mountain with Ardara and Loughro .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Common Mountain)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Common Mountain in area Donegal SW, Ireland
Picture: Common Mountain from the Glengesh Valley
 
murphysw on Common Mountain, 2005
by murphysw  18 Jul 2005
I took this snap of Common Mountain after I drove through the Glengesh Pass having climbed Sliabh League earlier in the day. Incidentally on the cover of the Discovery Series Map 10 is a picture of the Glengesh Pass and the mountain to the right of the road is Common Mountain. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/453/comment/1809/
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Well, I set out to climb this old mountain last S .. by sharkey   (Show all for Common Mountain)
 
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