Slieve Felim S Top 407m hill, Shannon Slieve Felim Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Slieve Felim S Top Hill For origin of name, see Slieve Felim. Limerick County, in Carn List, Greywacke, siltstone & grit Bedrock

Height: 407m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 66 Grid Reference: R80680 56973
Place visited by 25 members. Recently by: FrankMc1964, jasonmc, thomasgaffney, thomas_g, muschi, Grageenboy, sandman, peter1, eamonoc, Fergalh, hivisibility, conormcbandon, frankmc04, paddyhillsbagger, shaunkelly
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Longitude: -8.286038, Latitude: 52.663872 , Easting: 180680, Northing: 156973 Prominence: 32m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 580650 657004,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slv407, 10 char: SlvFlmSTp
Bedrock type: Greywacke, siltstone & grit, (Hollyford Formation)

Previously Sliabh Eibhlinne S Top as principal name in MV.   Slieve Felim S Top is the 907th highest place in Ireland.

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Forest tracks and Fir bashing
Short Summary created by jackill  18 Jul 2014
Park at R82389 59162 A (Point A) , a forest entrance with room for 5 cars.Follow the forest track taking the first left onto the Slieve Felim way, follow the way, ignoring the many offshoots, to the track junction at R79987 58042 B , turn left and follow this track to R80840 57060 C where a push west through rough ground and forestry will bring you to the summit with fine views of the Galtys. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/795/comment/5554/
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Felim S Top in area Shannon, Ireland
Picture: The view south to the Galtys
 
Stunning views south
by csd  9 Jan 2011
Hmm, a quick side trip indeed! (Ref oldsoldier's comment). Being impatient, I headed for the South Top in a direct line from the summit of Slieve Felim, but be warned that this approach involves putting up with some of that most hateful of hillwalking activities: fir bashing. Thankfully the forest isn't too dense, and the amount to be covered is less than 500 metres, but it's a pain nonetheless. Be careful not to get pulled too far to the left (east), or you'll end up half-way down the very steep valley for that river with the unpronounceable name.
The summit itself is deep heather, so lots of exercise lifting your knees high, but again, it's not for too long a distance. Some really great views over the the Galty mountains from the summit -- in fact I'd say the views here are better than for the main top. OpenStreetMap shows the forest tracks accurately around Slieve Felim; I used OSM in preference to the Discovery map. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/795/comment/6197/
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oldsoldier on Slieve Felim S Top, 2009
by oldsoldier  12 Dec 2009
see entry for Slievefelim. At approx R80956 57000 D I did a quick side trip to take in the summit of Slievefelim South top 407. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/795/comment/4288/
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