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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 Summary
Bengorm NW Top: Short Summary
Collaborative entry Last edit by: Peter Walker 2 months ago.
Bengorm NW Top is on the Glendahurk horseshoe. Easily crossed from Bengorm to Corranbinnia (or vice-versa). This starts at car park on boreen at L9106197962. The summit itself is at F9198402478.

  
Track
Croagh Patrick
caiomhin 2 months ago.
walk, Len: 7.2km, Climb: 710m, Area: Croagh Patrick East Top, Croagh Patrick (I...

  
Summit Comment
Lettershinna Hill: The joys of small hills
paddyhillsbagger 2 months ago.
Followed the advice of previous comments to bag this easy top. Stunning views all round from a rocky top with small cairn.

Forum: General
Benbaun route with river crossing
paddyobpc 2 months ago.
The approach for Benbaun from the small road off R344 and parking at point B on the map involves crossing a river as described by others here. I noticed on Sunday that this river is liable to swel...

  
Track
Mangerton: 4 Peakeens
Onzy 2 months ago.
Route over Peakeen and its 3 satellite tops. walk, Len: 9.6km, Climb: 375m, Area: Peakeen Mountain, Mangerton (Ireland) Peak...

  
Summit Comment
Farbreague: from Arderin
ewen 2 months ago.
Walked to Farbreague from Arderin. There is a track that some kind soul has marked with sticks and ribbon. When I say track, it is really a worn down trough in the bog.The multicoloured pipe at th...

Track
Dunkerrons: Bascadh West Top
Onzy 2 months ago.
Up and down to Bascadh West Top. walk, Len: 4.8km, Climb: 317m, Area: Bascadh West Top, Dunkerron Mountains (Ire...

  
Summit Comment
Slievelamagan: Slow Recovery
susanc 2 months ago.
Starting at Rourkes Park went up past the weir, cut across to the track by Lower Cove and then up to the summit of Lamagan. Descended the steeper side down to the track from Carrick Little. Found ...


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