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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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Dublin Mountain Way (reverse)
Tom Milligan 2 months ago.
The Dublin Mountain Way from Shankill Village, Co. Dublin, to Se

Summit Summary
Beann: Uninspiring ridge top with great views.
Collaborative entry Last edit by: simon3 2 months ago.
Beann is often done as part of the Mullaghanattin Horseshoe - see comments for An Cnoc Riabach and Mullaghanattin etc for access. Approaching from Beann NE, the ascent from the col is about 90M, a...

Summit Comment
Brockagh Mountain North-West Top: Uninspiring remote top
eoindunlea 2 months ago.
Unlikely to be climbed separately. Can be traversed on a circuit via Tonelagee or next top after Brockagh mountain. Summit marked by a lonely feeble attempt at cairn on a boulder. Track from Brock...

Hard terrain and tricky navigation
mcrtchly 2 months ago.
Access NoticeMaurice Breen, who farms at the northern end of Cloon Lake in Co. Kerry has asked if walkers planning to... walk, Len: 22.4km, Climb: 1455m, Area: Beann NE Top, Dunkerron Mountains (Irel

Forum: General
BleckCra 2 months ago.
Have I become an anachronism?Do we all? Are all the things that made us, now out of production?Night before. Beer. Boots. Map - all of it. Check kit. Plan route. Re-check kit.Pack map, compass, wi...

Summit Summary
Mount Leinster East Top: Bump on the East Ridge
Collaborative entry Last edit by: Harry Goodman 2 months ago.
Mount Leinster East Top is an uninspiring rise, just under 2k east of the main top. It is often confused with Black Rock Mountain, which is a further 2k east and is more defined. There are a numbe...

Carnaween from the South
Onzy 2 months ago.
A route to and from Carnaween from parking in front of an abandoned farmhouse at G882 873, north of Disert Graveyard.... walk, Len: 4.5km, Climb: 392m, Area: Carnaween, Bluestack Mountains (Ireland)

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Carrickgollogan: Delightful Walk
Pepe 2 months ago.
A delightful little walk, just the thing to keep the cold winter blues away. Great views up top.To go directly to the hill from the Murphy's Lane carpark at A, go through the barrier up behind the...

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