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Slievemeel Hill Sliabh Míol A name in Irish
Down County, in Carn List, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 420m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J21146 20593
Place visited by 64 members. Recently by: abcd, mountainmike, arderincorbett, trostanite, msammon, LorraineG60, MichaelG55, Val Jones, eflanaga, bryanjbarry, stevebullers, rowanofravara, madfrankie, eamonoc, Peter Walker
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Longitude: -6.14799, Latitude: 54.120177 , Easting: 321146, Northing: 320593 Prominence: 65m,  Isolation: 2km
ITM: 721068 820599,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slvml, 10 char: Slievemeel
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

Slievemeel is the 847th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slievemeel in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Looking to Slievemeel from Crenville
 
Another steady little hill
Short Summary created by wicklore  14 May 2011
Slievemeel is situated midway along a ridge of upland that starts with Slievemeen above Carlingford Lough to the south, and which leads eventually to Shanlieve and Eagle Mountain to the north. It is a part of the 400 metre group of hills known as Rosstrevor Mountains, and the lower slopes of these hills are extensively forested. Slievemeel has some nice views of the higher mountains to the north, as well as such small hills as Tievedockeragh, Gruggandoo and Crenville. There some good views along Carlingford Lough and over some of the coastal villages such as Rostrevor.

Slievemeel can be reached from the carpark at J196 174 A. At about 250 metres altitude it takes some of the effort out of the walk. Follow forest tracks north about 3kms to J205 200 B. Climb the fence to handrail a forest edge upwards for about 1km before turning east to reach the boggy summit about 150 metres away.

Reaching Slievemeel from Crenville to the south is difficult due to forestry and tough underfoot conditions between the two hills. You could make your way out onto the forest tracks shown on the map but Crenville makes you work, so think hard if you want to approach Slievemeel from here! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/735/comment/5494/
 
Making a Meel of it!! .. by Trailtrekker   (Show all for Slievemeel)
 
A walk of two halves .. by garrettd   (Show all for Slievemeel)
 
I approached Sleevemeel from the forest tracks to .. by csd   (Show all for Slievemeel)
 
Not frequented .. by Val Jones   (Show all for Slievemeel)
 
After the slopes described in my descent from Sha .. by three5four0   (Show all for Slievemeel)
 
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