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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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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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Summit Comment
Dromavally Mountain: Misty view from the North.
simon3 2 months ago.
Here is a misty view of the summit from the NW on the ridge that extends East of Stradbally Mountain. The murky skyline of this picture has the small summit of Brickany in it. The picture mak...

  
Track
Near W Limerick/N Kerry (Ireland)
wicklore 3 months ago.
run, Length:52.1km, Climb: 25m, Area: W Limerick/N Kerry (Ireland)

  
Forum: General
All Rubbish
BleckCra 2 months ago.
On a fleeting visit today, via some well trod tracks, into the Mournes and on to a couple of popular if unimpressive tops, I see that not only have we invited an underclass into our domain but hav...

Summit Comment
Knockmaa: Beautiful Wooded Hill
shaneanddearbh 2 months ago.
Knonkmaa Woods is a beautiful walk, about 4km long and takes about 1 hour at a casual pace. Fantastic views to the west of the Corrib and Connemara, Mayo to the North with the peak of Croagh Patri...

  
Track
3/4 of the Horseshoe
wicklore 3 months ago.
I had previously uploaded a track titled 'A Third of the Gle walk, Length:21.5km, Climb: 1311m, Area: Been Hill, Glenbeigh Horseshoe (Ireland) Been H

  
Summit Summary
Moanbane: Flattish boggy ridge ovelooking Blessington Lake.
Collaborative entry Last edit by: simon3 2 months ago.
Moanbane is rarely mentioned, or climbed, without reference to its almost twin summit Silsean. The two tops are the highest points of the area of mountain overlooking the hamlet of Ballyknockan to...

Summit Comment
Knockanuarha: Worth a visit
eamonoc 2 months ago.
Climbed Friday 25th July. Thanks acorn for great directions, was able to drive to R 52860 69143. From here it was a pleasant 15mins walk to Summit trig point. Was above the blanket of heavy fog th...

  
Track
I built a marker cairn
wicklore 3 months ago.
A straightforward walk along a forest track will bring you t walk, Length:3.4km, Climb: 71m, Area: Fossy Mountain, South Midlands (Ireland) Fossy Mou

  
Summit Comment
Donnell's Hill: To trig or not to trig
eamonoc 2 months ago.
Climbed Friday 11th July. Followed excellent directions of thomas g. All the way to high point with large cross in attendance. No route finding issues, the trig point is at other end of hill, much...

Forum: General
McVeigh Surpasses Himself
CaptainVertigo 2 months ago.
Gerry McVeigh's body of film work has grown not just in size but in stature over the years to the point where he must be considered more than merely a gifted amateur: he is a professional in the b...

  
Track
Near Faranaree Hill, South Midlands (Ireland)
wicklore 3 months ago.
walk, Length:2.0km, Climb: 53m, Area: Faranaree Hill, South Midlands (Ireland) Faranaree Hill

  
Summit Summary
Tomies Mountain: Follow me up to Tomies
Collaborative entry Last edit by: Peter Walker 2 months ago.
Park on the roadside at V872 838, room for 5 cars, and follow the track past Madmans seat and on to the Glas Loch. Follow the west shore then steeply up to the east at the back of the lake. This...


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