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A Hillwalking Resource for Ireland
Over 800 contributors have built this site so everyone can learn and talk about walking in the hills and mountains.

For a pittance of an investment, Mweelrea gives you endless returns. A strolling start with a continuously ascending incline to a “wicked drop” to Dubhlough. In a mirky morning, these are the kind of crags that smoulder, that boil and rumble like coals in a giant’s grate. Then, the contrast of a long trail across nothingness, and suddenly beneath the mist, what everything from now until then is about, the glittering golden edge of Tir na nOg....
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Other features include a monthly newsletter, Ordnance Survey mapping, eight complementary lists for summiteers, personalised reports on where you have been, general forum, GPS data service, etc.  Mountain Views facilitates information on Irish mountains by search engines. The MountainViews community organises walks for members and friends.

Credits: The abbreviated comment top left about Mweelrea is by "Bleck Cra", the picture is of the Carrauntoohil Teeth by "lewvalton".  The Mountain Views social network site  is published by Simon Stewart (www.simonstewart.ie) with organisational assistance from an interim committee (as of Oct 2010).

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Eastern Maumturks route from the N.
David-Guenot 2 months ago.
This was the first of four walks in four days in the Maumturks, completed on a glorious day, with the best weather on... walk, Len: 17.5km, Climb: 1009m, Area: Binn Mh?r siar barr, Maamturks (Ireland

Summit Summary
Devilsmother North Top: Simple top on the way to main summit.
Collaborative entry Last edit by: Colin Murphy 2 months ago.
The most direct approach is to park at small lay-by (1 car) at L912 650 E and proceed directly up steep slope in SE direction. Terrain is short grass mostly, and was solid underfoot in late May. R...

Ring of Imaal Challenge
Jim Holmes 2 months ago.
As hosted by An oige, the Ring of Imaal Challenge is held every consecutive year.A circular route that starts and fini... walk, Len: 38.2km, Climb: 1598m, Area: Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland) Keadeen Mount

Summit Summary
Devilsmother: Don't be afraid of the name!
Collaborative entry Last edit by: Colin Murphy 2 months ago.
Devilsmother is at southern end of long ridge stretching north to the secondary Devilsmother N Top summit above Killary Fjord. No easy approach as access is up steep slopes. When wet, slopes prese...

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