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Suggested Walks Starting on the detail map above. Hopefully useful.
Important Note: Walks presented here are members shared tracks shown in the hope that they may be useful to you but with no guarantee. You need to determine whether any given track is appropriate for you and your party as per these conditions.
Place count in area: 26, OSI/LPS Maps: 14, 15, 4, 5, 8, 9
Highest place: Trostan, 550m Maximum height for area: 550 metres, Maximum prominence for area: 515 metres,
Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
Soarns HillHillSliabh Bán A name in Irish also Slievebane an extra name in English (Ir. Sliabh Bán [OSI], 'white or fallow mountain')AntrimCounty, in Carn List, Olivine basalt lava Bedrock
Height:403mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 9Grid Reference: D21085 14081 Place visited by 25 members. Recently by: Xiom5724, LorraineG60, MichaelG55, Ulsterpooka, trostanite, Wilderness, whoRya, Peter Walker, Garmin, sandman, AntrimRambler, hillhound, mark-rdc, cerosti, NICKY I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
The Irish name, Sliabh Bán, is fairly transparent. However, the origin of the English name, Soarns Hill, is obscure. It may be derived from Ir. sorn, 'kiln', but the hill seems rather too high and remote for this. There were limekilns near the coast at Carnlough.
Soarns Hill is the 925th highest place in Ireland. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/810/?PHPSESSID=j6a25tjmc3nrr6tpk4bv459gu2