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Rocky Mountain Hill Sliabh na gCloch A name in Irish
Down County, in Carn List, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 404m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J23385 25858
Place visited by 123 members. Recently by: Fenton, p_treanor, Andy1287, mountainmike, dshields, arderincorbett, Colin Murphy, dodser, Onzy, NoTrespassing, killyman1, Xiom5724, jlk, trostanite, atlantic73
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Longitude: -6.111617, Latitude: 54.166919 , Easting: 323385, Northing: 325858 Prominence: 80m,  Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 723307 825863,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Rck404, 10 char: RckyMnt404
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

Rocky Mountain is the 920th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/809/
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Nice, relatively simple Carn with fine panoramas .. by group   (Show all for Rocky Mountain)
 
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Rocky Mountain in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Rocky ponies
 
Pony express
by Colin Murphy  8 Oct 2018
Seeing a group of about 7 or 8 ponies at the top of a mountain was a first for me. I did a little research and apparently these animals are wild, (according to a NI veterinarian group.) I also discovered that during the 18th and 19th centuries smuggling ships full of illicit packages of tobacco, wine, spirits, leather, silk and spices docked at the foot of the Mournes in Newcastle. Smugglers then loaded ponies with their loot and then hotfooted it through the Mournes to Hilltown. The smugglers track still exists today and was called 'The Brandy Pad.' The ancestors of those ponies perhaps??? Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/809/comment/20081/
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