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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 39 members. Recently by: IndyMan, Peter Walker, Cobhclimber, Fergalh, sandilandsn, melohara, shaunkelly, MichaelG55, Geansai, jimbloomer, Colin Murphy, simoburn, chalky, Onzy, Garmin
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Longitude: -8.452004, Latitude: 54.720658 , Easting: 170920, Northing: 385943 Prominence: 316m,  Isolation: 2.7km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 570879 885937,   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)
 
I took this snap of Common Mountain after I drove .. by murphysw   (Show all for Common Mountain)
 
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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! Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/453/comment/4444/
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