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Pigeon Rock, Gully Wall 
Pigeon Rock, The Main Face 

Pigeon Rock Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 1,770'
Location: 54.14586, -6.06347 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrator: Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: whitewalls on Jul 8, 2014
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East-facing, Pigeon catches the sun in the morning and is usually sheltered from the prevailing Westerly wind.
It is 10 minute walk (quite steep) from the car park, so is one of the busiest crags in the Mournes.
On the right side of the crag there is a change in rock type from the usual Mournes granite - a capping layer of shale makes the climbing feel completely different.

Getting There 

From the car park on the Kilkeel/Hilltown Road, climb up steeply to the base of the crag.

Climbing Season

Weather station 10.8 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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