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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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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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Forum: General
Tara
Trailtrekker 2 months ago.
Again, well done Jackill to you all for your tremendous efforts. As the condemned man I don't want a firing squad though, I request that I am ritually sacrificed by Black Cre on the hill at the sp...

  
Summit Comment
Cumber Hill: Stone age hill fort remains on summit
Fergalh 2 months ago.
Head south from Kinnity village and take first turn right, eventually you will come to a white house on its own with a track behind. Drive past this and ignore turn to left soon you will come to f...

  
Track
Cush, a quick loop
jackill 2 months ago.
A quick loop to take in one of the best Galty viewpoints. A walk, Length:9.1km, Climb: 520m, Area: Cush, Galty Mountains (Ireland) Cush

Summit Summary
Donalds Carn: In search of...
Collaborative entry Last edit by: Peter Walker 2 months ago.
There is precious little point in complicating Donalds Carn. Turn off the B90 north up Island Magee at (467971) up the Gransha Braes road. In about 800m (475972) you will meet a crossroads; go str...

  
Summit Comment
Knocknaman: Easy climb really....
Fergalh 2 months ago.
Head south from Kinnity village and take first turn right, eventually you will come to a white house on its own with a track behind (N1962702722). Park here and climb gate and follow forest track ...

  
Summit Summary
Slievenaslat: A pleasant and agreeable walk
Collaborative entry Last edit by: Harry Goodman 2 months ago.
This hill marks the high point within Castlewellan Forest Park. Start from the main car park (charge) J335364 or leave the car in Castlewellan and walk into the park at no charge. From the main...

Forum: General
Tara Credited
BleckCra 2 months ago.
Ah Tara again. Isn't it interesting how it provokes such robust discussion. Trailtrekker even lets us know that he used its symbolism in his wedding stationery and shows us a picture. I am glad it...

  
Summit Summary
Slievenaboley: Nice and easy.
Collaborative entry Last edit by: Harry Goodman 2 months ago.
Start from the Windy Gap car park in the Dromara Hills J274431. Go NNW along the road to a gate on the left and an indistinct track. Follow this track up and around the E flank of the hill Where...

  
Track
Scavenger 10 C walk
jackill 2 months ago.
A run over eastern Mourne peaks , generally on well worn tra walk, Length:12.4km, Climb: 719m, Area: Doan, Mourne Mountains (Ireland) Doan, Slieve Me

Summit Comment
Ouley Hill: Not quite touching the void...
Peter Walker 2 months ago.
Here's another one for the 'what constitutes an ascent?' debate. The newly appointed Binnion of Ouley Hill is one of the nearest MV tops to our house, and was thus ideal for a quick Sunday late a...

  
Summit Comment
Knockastia: Behind quarry
Fergalh 2 months ago.
At Moate take road to the pretty village of Rosemount. Drive through village and turn left around west side of mountain. At quarry there is a sign for site of old church (N2401043352) proceed up t...

  
Forum: General
Tara
jackill 2 months ago.
Trailtrekker - thank you for putting your hands up, we'll send the firing squad around tomorrow. Your information was very much appreciated, we have always found it difficult to coerce people int...


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