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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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Summit Comment
Slieveboy: Small on challenge,big on views
Kennyj 2 months ago.
Walked to mast strewn summit today,staring at graveyard car park in Askamore I followed the red looped walk (Askamore loop) to add some distance to the climb.Following this well signposted loop un...

  
Track
Survey of Barnafaddock
jackill 3 months ago.
A walk across mostly farmland although Barnafaddock itself i walk, Length:5.8km, Climb: 168m, Area: Ireland, 46 m E from your Home Location ()

  
Summit Summary
Knockmannon Hill: Many routes to the summit
Collaborative entry Last edit by: jackill 2 months ago.
Follow the Ballyragget road from Durrow and then take the first right after factory and proceed to the village of Lisdowney. At the village take second right uphill to a crossroads. At the crossro...

Forum: General
Re: Height of Corrán Tuathail
Peter Walker 2 months ago.
Hi Moac The presence of a decimal point in the height given on here means that MV's master of such matters has measured Corrán Tuathail using his 'precision surveying instrument' (which I so wi...

  
Summit Comment
Gortmonly Hill: Electrifying Experience
Aidy 2 months ago.
Having already been up Curraghchosaly, I planned to do a few more smaller hills in West Tyrone and Derry, starting here. Walked up the concrete road described in the other comments, in snow, hail...

  
Track
Ballincollop Hill
conormcbandon 3 months ago.
I summited this while out for a run, it goes without saying run, Length:14.9km, Climb: 174m, Area: Ballincollop Hill, South Cork (Ireland) Ballincol

Summit Comment
Curraghchosaly Mountain: Boggy At The Top
Aidy 2 months ago.
Went up today after noticing this hill on Simoburn's ascent of nearby Mullaghcarn. The directions given in the other comments were perfect, leading to easy navigation to the top, so there's not m...

  
Summit Comment
Birreencorragh South Top: National Monument
Barry 2 months ago.
May be worth noting that the summit cairn here, as described at IG02437 03060 below is a National Monument - must be remains of an ancient burial cairn or boundary marker perhaps. There's another...

  
Track
A quick summit of Knockseefin
conormcbandon 3 months ago.
This route includes a visit to the poorly preserved ringfort walk, Length:3.9km, Climb: 217m, Area: Knockseefin, Shannon (Ireland) Knockseefin

Summit Comment
Aroher Hill: Lough Avoher
Barry 2 months ago.
Whatever about any local name for this hill, I'm fairly certain that it's Lough Avoher or Loch a' Bhothár - the lough of the road (Bangor Trail road). Check the OS Six inch for spelling.


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