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Climbs 17
Rocktype Granite
Altitude 376m a.s.l
Faces W

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Priest's Hill Area 6 - Project 5 - Buttercup Traverse, f5+ 4 - Potato Scrubber 4a - Potato Scrubber Direct © jonnygraham

Crag features

With some unique (for the Mournes) exfoliated granite features on the summit crag and some of the oldest naturally propigated forest in the mournes, Altataggart finds itself amoung a great cluster of bouldering and trad venues in the western Mournes that are easily acessible for a short visit or as part of a day link-up with Pierces Castle. Leitrim lodge bouldering mini-guide;

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1GpWV4SdKFPpiPKQQBgRrdcC4XHDazvfW/view?usp=sharing

Approach notes

Park in Leitrum Lodge carpark at the base of Altataggart. Walk the main track east up to the fjord crossing on the first left hand corner. After crossing, follow the boundary wall (eventually on the right side) to the top of the treeline, follow treeline to summit crag on the West side which is situated on the treeline edge. You will pass one of the bouldering walls about 1/2 way to the summit crag.

Approach time: 30-40mins lovely walk through the forest! 

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