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Slieve Carr Mountain Corrshliabh A name in Irish
also Corslieve an extra name in English
(Ir. Corrshliabh [OSNB*], 'conspicuous/pointed mountain') Mayo County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Banded, graded and X-bedded quartzites. Bedrock

Height: 721m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 23 Grid Reference: F91493 14498
Place visited by 107 members. Recently by: JimMc, tsheehy, mickdylan, Krumel, johnstna, Onzy, PaulNolan, oakesave, dodser, Cobhclimber, Hadleigh, eoghancarton, IainT, rowanofravara, johncromie
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Longitude: -9.658163, Latitude: 54.068241 , Easting: 91493, Northing: 314498 Prominence: 646m,  Isolation: 2.5km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 491466 814506,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvCr, 10 char: Slieve Car
Bedrock type: Banded, graded and X-bedded quartzites., (Bangor/Corslieve Formation)

Also known as Slieve Cor or Corslieve. The Discovery map links the name Corslieve with a neighbouring peak (541m) situated about 3 miles to the south, but the Ordnance Survey Name Book and William Bald's map of Mayo (1830) show quite clearly that it is simply an alternative for Slieve Carr, with the same elements inverted. A cairn on the summit is named Laghtdauhybaun on the old ½ inch map, but is unnamed on the Discovery map. This is probably derived from Ir. Leacht Dáithí Bháin, 'burial monument of white Dáithí'. There may be a connection with Dáithí, a king of Connacht and reputed last pagan high-king of Ireland (see Slieve Alp).   Slieve Carr is the second highest mountain in the North Mayo area and the 97th highest in Ireland.

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climbed this in spring -summer 06, followed the b .. by WOODY   (Show all for Slieve Carr)
 
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Picture: Slieve Carr from the Bangor Trail
 
Bangor Trail from Bangor
by sandilandsn  3 Jan 2011
I climbed Slieve Carr in May 2007 during a wet spell. Aspiring summitteers should not be put off by the reputation for remoteness. The distance from Bangor along the Bangor Trail is 12 km so it's not not exactly on a par with some of the remoter Scottish Munros. There is nevertheless a real feeling of space on the summit ridge. Although the Bangor trail is hardly a maintained path it is a real help in covering the first 6km over what would otherwise be very rough ground. The roughest and wettest stretch is the 2km between leaving the trail and getting onto the ridge where two streams have to be crossed. The going on the ridge is quite good. The ascent took four and a half hours at a modest pace. There is good parking at the sports ground in Bangor. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/94/comment/6190/
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Possible with Nephin Beg in a day .. by jimgraham   (Show all for Slieve Carr)
 
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