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Ott Mountain Mountain Ucht A name in Irish
(Ir. Ucht [PNNI], 'mountain-breast') Down County in NI and in Ulster Province, in Arderin List, Mudstone, greywacke & conglomerate Bedrock

Height: 526.8m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J28364 26957
Place visited by 224 members. Recently by: srr45, GoldCircle, feargalf, dstevenson15, Andy1287, Fenton, p_treanor, IndyMan, abcd, Grumbler, nupat, sir_boba_fett, Djouce, eoghancarton, mountainmike
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Longitude: -6.034956, Latitude: 54.175567 , Easting: 328365, Northing: 326957 Prominence: 31.83m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 728285 826962,   GPS IDs, 6 char: OtMntn, 10 char: OtMntn
Bedrock type: Mudstone, greywacke & conglomerate, (Deep marine turbidite sequence)

This peak overlooks the top of the mountain road between Fofanny Dam and Attical. Ucht literally means 'breast', and applied to landscape it can translated as 'mountain-breast' or 'flank'. It is frequently found with mám, 'pass', e.g. Ucht Máma in Co. Clare or Mám Uchta in Co. Galway. It is possible in the name in question that ucht applies to the flank of mountain crossed by the road (or an earlier track) at its highest point. The top of Ott Mountain is only half a mile from this section of the road.   Ott Mountain is the 481st highest place in Ireland.

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A stoney track but a boggy end .. by group   (Show all for Ott Mountain)
 
Ott (seen rising above the wall) is a hill everyo .. by Alex92   (Show all for Ott Mountain)
 
A good light intro to the Mournes, nice to see it .. by tsunami   (Show all for Ott Mountain)
 
We had the pleasure of free time to do a lovely w .. by NICKY   (Show all for Ott Mountain)
 
Unlike the majority of people who hike in the Mou .. by Alex92   (Show all for Ott Mountain)
 
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Picture: The stile at ott road carpark with Meelbeg lurking in the background
 
darrenf on Ott Mountain, 2010
by darrenf  7 Jan 2010
Set off on a simple ott-carn-loughshannagh-meelbeg route on January 3rd. The plan was to park at the small car park on the ott road at J 280 278 C, however it wasnt the ice or snow that put this plan to bed but rather the scores of cars and jeeps parked along the ott road enjoying the recent snowfalls. Instead we parked at the junction of the B27 and the Ott road at J 277 267 D and walked along the road to the aforementioned carpark. A stile at this carpark gives direct access to Ott mountain along a well established track. The track actually skirts around Ott but the top can easily be tackled using this track. Refer to Carn Mountain for rest of route. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/461/comment/4344/
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