The Slieve Boom Mountain is situated in Ireland
Starting from Mountrath,
the Slieve Boom Mountain ascent is 11 km long. Over this distance, you climb 355 heightmeters.
The average percentage thus is 3.2 %.
Stories, information and comments from Slieve Boom Mountain climbers
Story by hurler on the ditch from laois, ireland, submitted on 01/10/2007
The profile described here attacks the mountain from the mountrath side, which is longer and more winding than approaching from the clonaslee side. From the clonaslee side, there is approximately 5/6 miles of climbing, starting immediately from the community centre in the village. The climb is steady and with the gradient never going beyond 7%. The summit is locally known as the cut, as the road literally cuts an opening through the blanket bog surface at the top of the mountain. A harder route to transverse the mountain is from the kinnity side. This route crosses the wolf trapthat will delve you into a world of pain for short periods