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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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Cahas: Knockeirky South Top
Onzy 2 months ago.
Having been classified as an Arderin Beg only last year, this peak is relatively rarely visited. It is somewhat isola... walk, Len: 5.5km, Climb: 447m, Area: Knockeirky South Top, Caha Mountains (Ire

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Benchoona: Spring Walk
maurice12 2 months ago.
Climbed this on Sat 11th March '17 on a bright sunny day with stunning visibility. We commenced the walk at the western end of Lough Muc, a few hundred meters up from the now renovated Salruck pri...

Forum: General
Official Scottish Approach to Access.
simon3 2 months ago.
The following email was reproduced on the trigpointing uk group and gives an idea to how access discussions work in Scotland ...My name is Jolyon Gritten, I am the Access Manager for Argyll & Bute...

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Croaghmuckros: Punching Above Its Weight
Aidy 2 months ago.
I was in this area on Sunday, and had no real plans for hill walking as I was expecting relentless rain and a lack of views on hills covered with low cloud. Instead I was planning to drive along t...

Cahas: Knocknagorraveela
Onzy 2 months ago.
Route over Knocknagorraveela and its NE Top.Track is a refinement of Captain Vertigo's track (3254). I happily took h... walk, Len: 6.2km, Climb: 308m, Area: Knocknagorraveela NE Top, Caha Mountains

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Knockannavea: Hillwalkers, Beware of Becoming Hunting Fodder
madeleineblue 2 months ago.
Good to hear your experience of boys with (lethal) toys. My experience was in the area between Drumgoff and Carrawaystick at the start of the hunting season. Returning along the old forest road fr...

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Garravagh North Top: No access from point A.
donalhunt 2 months ago.
Attempted to follow the same route as sandman. Parked at W5672272804 and proceeded up the access road to W5687272729 where we discovered a gate and sign indicating PRIVATE PROPERTY. Respected the ...

Skerries to Balbriggan
simon3 2 months ago.
This route starts from Skerries and goes to Balbriggan staying as near to the waterline as possible. However this wasn't walk, Len: 9.7km, Climb: 69m, Area: East Coast (Ireland)

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Ballinafunshoge: Shortest views from an Irish top?
supersullivan 2 months ago.

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