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Mourne Mountains Area   N: Bearnagh Subarea
Place count in area: 58, OSI/LPS Maps: 20, 29, EW-CLY 
Highest place:
Slieve Donard, 849m
Maximum height for area: 849 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 821 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Slieve Bearnagh Mountain Sliabh Bearnach A name in Irish (Ir. Sliabh Bearnach [PNNI], 'gapped mountain') Down County in NI and in Ulster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 739m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J31316 28034
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Longitude: -5.988843, Latitude: 54.184159 , Easting: 331316, Northing: 328034 Prominence: 304m,  Isolation: 0.4km
ITM: 731268 828003,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvBrn, 10 char: SlvBrngh
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

One of the most recognisible peaks of Mourne and perhaps the only one that necessitates removing hands from pockets. Slieve Bernagh gets its name from the two rocky granite tors which crown the summit and the gap or saddle betweeen them.   Slieve Bearnagh is the 85th highest place in Ireland.

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Follow this place's comments Picture about mountain Slieve Bearnagh (<i>Sliabh Bearnach</i>) in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Bearnagh at night
A camp below the North Tor of Slieve Bearnagh
by miriam  30 Jul 2023
On a blustery Friday evening I parked at the free Trassey Car Park at J31089 31306 starA. When I left the car I was still undecided where I was going to walk & camp. As I emerged from the gravel track of Clonachullion Woods - Spellack and Bearnagh came in to view. Walking along the Trassey River I felt the tug of the Hare's Gap drawing me up towards the Mourne Wall. I made a route through the boulder field up as far as the Hare's Gap where the views of the inner Mournes and Brandy Pad grab your attention. My next decision was made and I turned right to climb up Bearnagh, I took a path that veers along the side of Bearnagh and reached a river that ultimately feeds Ben Crom Reservoir. I followed this river up the mountain where the great Tors of Bearnagh are in view. I emerged between the North Tor and summit and decided it might be wise to seek a bit of shelter from the wind next to the Mourne Wall on this flatter section of the mountain. This was home for the night, the clouds moved quickly and teased me with great views - Slievelamagan, Slieve Binnian, Ben Crom and Silent Valley Reservoirs captivating me until the sun went down. The wind was strong but I was safe in my tent and enjoyed the pleasure of natures power for the night. With heavy showers promised, I left my camp spot by 8am and made my way back to the car coming down Bearnagh along the Mourne Wall to the Hare's Gap. I took the higher path rather than the boulder field back down to the Trassey Track to get back to the car. Linkback:
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