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Copes Mountain Hill Sligo County, in Carn List, Dark fine-grained cherty limestone Bedrock

Height: 452m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 16 Grid Reference: G74393 41432
Place visited by 43 members. Recently by: FrankMc1964, magnumpig, 40Shades, Sao, Wildrover, conormcbandon, bryanmccabe, Hilldweller, marymac, frankmc04, mountainmike, quinnthebin, Garmin, killyman1, eamonoc
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Longitude: -8.394287, Latitude: 54.32099 , Easting: 174393, Northing: 341432 Prominence: 67m,  Isolation: 1.6km
ITM: 574348 841434,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CpsMnt, 10 char: CpsMntn
Bedrock type: Dark fine-grained cherty limestone, (Dartry Limestone Formation)

Copes Mountain is the 721st highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Copes Mountain in area Dartry Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Copes Mtn Cairn
 
Fine view from 'cairn'.
Short Summary created by paddyhillsbagger  4 Jan 2012
There is a rough track at G720410 A which winds its way up the East face of Copes Mtn. This almost takes you onto a rough boggy summit plateau where if you head roughly ENE to the' highest' part of the plateau a very low cairn has been 'erected'. Fine views are afforded of Glencar and its waterfall from this spot. An alternative route is from the sister summit of Crockauns G759409 B. Head W from the summit and pick up a fence which runs roughly NW across the alternatively heathery, boggy and tussocky terrain between the two summits. There are some small rises and fences to cross, but you will reach the small cairn in about an hour. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/612/comment/5371/
 
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