Slieve Bearnagh

Climbs 57 – Rocktype Granite – Altitude 739m a.s.l – Faces all

Crag features
The climbing on Bearnagh's tors varies widely from short boulder problems to long pitches on the east face of the Summit Tor. The situation is tremendous, overlooking the higher Mourne peaks and the Ben Crom reservoir.

Access notes
Follow Trassey Track to Hares Gap and from here follow the Mourne wall to the summit of Slieve Bearnagh (1.5 hours).

Guidebooks
Rock Climbs in the Mourne Mountains (2010), A Rock Climbing Guide to the Mournes (1998)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
 NORTH TOR  
2Belly RollVD 3
3Hot CakesVD **5
4Hot Cross BunsVD 4
5Wounded KneeHVS 5a **4
6Chinook VariationHS 4b 1
7ChinookVS 5a  
8Torture ChamberE5 6b *1
9The Rage of Cardinal RichelieuE4 6b * 
10Little CreaturesHS 4b 2
 SUMMIT TOR  
12Work PartyIV 5  
13Blistering BillVD 2
14Solitary StandingE3 6a * 
15Solitary Standing VariationE1 5b * 
16The White SpiderIV 5  
17ToewreckerVS 4c 4
18BallachulishVS 5a  
19ShadowlineHVS 5a **4
20Private InvestigationE2 5c *** 
21The Body ElectricE2 5c **2
22Small BeerHVS 5a *1
23White RabbitIV 4 *1
24Romance DanceE1 5a * 
25Alice in WonderlandHVS 5a *5
26The MissionE2 5c ** 
27The WitnessE2 5c ** 
28Morning DewHVS 5a **5
29InstigatorE2 5c **1
30VossE1 5a **2
31Puppet on a StringHVS 5a 1
32MarionetteHVS 5a 1
33Alberich's CurseE2 5b * 
34DiscoveryD  
35Hymns to the SilenceHVS 5a 1
36Moving OnV 6  
37Summit SheughS ***2
38ManaclesVS 5a *2
39Grumphy's GrooveVD 1
40EndgameE3 6a  
41CalifornicationVS 4c  
42KittyhawkE1 5b * 
43Lady RoseVS 4c **9
44EdelweissE2 6a ***7
45IdlewildE6 6b ***2
46Kicking HorseHS 4b *5
47Too Cool for SchoolE4 6b * 
48Rescue ClimbVD 1
49Slippery SamVS 5a 2
 FAR WEST TOR  
51Get RhythmHVS 5a 1
52Doan ViewD **4
53EuropaE2 5b  
 WEST TOR  
55Continuation Tor RouteD  
56East Face RouteS 4a 1
57Crazy HorseE2 6a * 
58Rock SuppositoryHVS 5a 1
 MINOR TORS  
60CallistoE2 6a * 
61Mickey MouseS 3
62Slieve Bearnagh summitsummit 8
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Stunning location to climb and loads of quality routes, especially HVS-E2 range, could do with a little more traffic as some of the cracks are a bit grubby.
Andy Moles - 13/Apr/09