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

Height: 404m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J23385 25858
Place visited by 127 members. Recently by: Jai-mckinney, Carolyn105, dstevenson15, PPruzina, Fenton, p_treanor, Andy1287, mountainmike, dshields, arderincorbett, Colin Murphy, dodser, Onzy, NoTrespassing, killyman1
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Longitude: -6.111618, Latitude: 54.166892 , Easting: 323385, Northing: 325858 Prominence: 80m,  Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 723307 825860,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Rck404, 10 char: RckyMnt404
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

Rocky Mountain is the 920th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Rocky Mountain in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The view along Shanky's River valley from summit.
 
Nice, relatively simple Carn with fine panoramas
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy  8 Oct 2018
Car park can be found at 234 278 A. Take the track directly across the road that follows the Rocky River SE for about 1.5km. Rocky River is well named, for there are multiple crossing options. Turn west at 244 250 B and proceed up the gently rising slope for 1km. Ascent becomes steeper near the 300m mark. Terrain is long grass and heather. Well marked summit with cairn. Car to summit approx 1.5 hours. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/809/comment/5568/
 
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