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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.

Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/453/?PHPSESSID=ne2iern1qml6a2ud3aq1mh0j05
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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)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Common Mountain in area Donegal SW, Ireland
Picture: Toward Common Mountain summit from the Sth West
 
madfrankie on Common Mountain, 2005
by madfrankie  4 Sep 2005
Started from the lay-by near the top of the Glengesh Pass. Walked south past the forestry before squelching SE across boggy moorland. A messy but easy ascent to the skyline brings you to a fence which can be followed for a distance. Gradient steepens slightly before you arrive at the summit, marked with a concrete-filled plastic pipe atop a peaty knoll.
Good views include down to Ardara and Loughros More Bay, and northwest to Meenacurrin / Slievetooey. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/453/comment/1931/
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Summit of Common Mountain with Ardara and Loughro .. by madfrankie   (Show all for Common Mountain)
 
I took this snap of Common Mountain after I drove .. by murphysw   (Show all for Common Mountain)
 
Well, I set out to climb this old mountain last S .. by sharkey   (Show all for Common Mountain)
 
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