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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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
Tullyhappy: I've been driving in my car...
Collaborative entry Last edit by: Peter Walker 2 months ago.
The gloriously-monikered Tullyhappy takes the form of a slightly-bigger-than-average fold in the Armagh countryside; with this in mind it is unlikely to raise either a physical or a psychological ...

  
Forum: General
25 bucks just to see 'em
BleckCra 2 months ago.
I believe that Outdoor Recreation NI has secured around £400,000 to fire mainly at the Mournes and thereabouts. I expect we can look forward to lots of paved paradises ........ http://www.bing...

  
Summit Comment
Knockastia: Panoramic views.
paddyhillsbagger 2 months ago.
Followed Fergalh's excellent directions up to the top. Overgrown path may need trimming to get through in growing season. Took my 5yr old granddaughter along for the adventure but she got a littl...

Track
Near Cotracloghy, Cooley/Gullion (Ireland)
wicklore 2 months ago.
walk, Length:1.8km, Climb: 118m, Area: Cotracloghy, Cooley/Gullion (Ireland) Cotracloghy

  
Summit Summary
Slievebawn: Easy stroll to the top and back.
Collaborative entry Last edit by: jackill 2 months ago.
Park at S817546, the parking area for the "Nine Stones". Note a clear track going WNW up the hillside. This leads up initially over a subsidiary hump and then,with a slight change in direction W a...

  
Summit Summary
Hill of Slane: An interesting historic site.
Collaborative entry Last edit by: jackill 2 months ago.
Park in the public carpark at N96420 75180, room for 20 plus cars. Go through the access gate and uphill for a short distance to the abbey ruins. Beyond the ruins lies the summit which is on top...

Forum: Suggestions
Change to Lists and Logs`
simon3 2 months ago.
There has been a change to Lists & Logs to improve it's behavior with larger lists. If you find that nothing happens when you tick off summits in the Lists & Logs section after you have Updated Y...

  
Summit Comment
Hill of Slane: Little Hunk of Burning Love
Trailtrekker 2 months ago.
Slane won't attract the column inches on here that it's fellow Meath hills of Tara or Loughcrew will, but for me it has a great charm and in some ways I far prefer visiting it than it's more famou...

  
Track
Near Slievenaglogh, Cooley/Gullion (Ireland)
wicklore 2 months ago.
walk, Length:2.7km, Climb: 161m, Area: Slievenaglogh, Cooley/Gullion (Ireland) Slievenaglogh

Forum: General
Shooting the Devil
aidand 2 months ago.
There is a long established rifle range at Barnane on the side of the Devil's Bit which, if memory serves me right, is marked on the OS maps. I understand that the range has been little used in r...

  
Summit Comment
London Road: Southend
paddyhillsbagger 2 months ago.
The main A13 into Southend as made famous by Billy Bragg. Drive in and drive out and you've bagged a top!

  
Summit Comment
Bethnal Green: Railway Line
paddyhillsbagger 2 months ago.
Well I never. This high point seems to be the railway line to Liverpool St!


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