Welcome to MountainViews
If you want to use the website often please enrol (quick and free) at top right.

General Whatever you want to say that doesn't fit under the comments about mountains or another forum.
Sort by >

More controls

<< Prev page 1 .. 281 282 283 284 285 286 .. 366 Next page >>
Post details Post   (Expand pics)
Well csd, as you k.. by ahendroff   (Show all posts)
Looking for some i.. by csd   (Show all posts)
sometimes I just h.. by JACKILL   (Show all posts)
wicklore - wonderf.. by Bleck Cra   (Show all posts)
I have a potential.. by wicklore   (Show all posts)
Don't suppose it h.. by Bleck Cra   (Show all posts)
Beefy bogbashers b.. by maclimber   (Show all posts)
Bleck Cra
2009-03-03 23:14:02
"Fishy Business" from Bleck Cra Expand pics
Fishy Business (Expand pics)
Big Dead Fish Small Dead Pool
Yes Simon indeed – although you have to calm yourself – our leader on a drip is no good; no good at all. What you describe (and I am pleased to know nothing of the players or the game) is a small gene pool in a huge ocean defending itself by the only means possible – stealth. It can’t win with numbers; it may not be able to win by force of argument; so it has to “work” things. Such skills although not admirable are fascinating and are drawn entirely from panic. “Rarified” is so close to extinct that the difference barely exists. Imagine a situation (one albeit into which one has got oneself) where but one word out of place (a word like “council”) could banish you to the land of forgotten. Which is why I despise these kinds of groups – busy-work people staying alive to be important. Think about it: where would the Boers be in Seth Effrica if they’d called themselves Effricans or better still, the Brits in the North had they called themselves “Irish”? You know I like to exaggerate to make the point – but you get my drift. Don’t trouble yourself about this. Our turn will come should we want to accept it which elitists shits like me will choose not to. It is sad, with all the effort you and others in the “walking” fraternity invest that these crappers are so desperate to defend themselves. By way of consolation, if there can be any when you are as fired up as you are, there are no mountains in Scotland. There are “Hills” – so no probs.
You may be interes.. by simon3   (Show all posts)
After reading thei.. by weedavie   (Show all posts)

RECENT CONTRIBUTIONS 1 2 3 .. 14 Next page >>
Summit Comment
Barnahowna: Fine-weather photo
bryanmccabe 4 hours ago.
Thought a fine-weather photo of Barnahowna summit was needed!

Summit Summary
Maumtrasna North-East Top: Worth a visit!
Collaborative entry Last edit by: bryanmccabe 5 hours ago.
Maumtrasna NE top, approximately 2km NE of Maumtrasna, is worth a visit in its own right. The most direct access is via the steep ridge up to nearby spot height 542. One possible starting point is...

Summit Comment
Crossderry: Summit No 2 of a fine ridge walk.
hivisibility 5 hours ago.
Here is another view of Crossderry taken from Mothillín. You can see the twin peaks at the summit area. The summit proper is the one on the right. Knocknabreeda in the background.Its pretty rugged...

Ott Mountain to Slieve Meelmore
Aidy a day ago.
Started at the Ott/Blue Quarry car park on the Moyad Road, and took a route taking in six summits, going over Ott Mou... walk, Len: 10.9km, Climb: 730m, Area: Ott Mountain, Mourne Mountains (Ireland)

Summit Comment
Mothaillín: Fabulous views to the west from the summit.
hivisibility a day ago.
Fine view towards Broghnabinnia and Caher from Mothillín summit.

Forum: General
Cable Car to the Hellfire Club - 20/10
cave-dweller 3 days ago.
Hello, There is a meeting being held in the Yellow House Pub in Rathfarnham in Dublin 14 tomorrow night at 8 pm about some proposed "redevelopments" in and around the Hellfire Club/Montpelier Hill...

Summit Comment
Mothaillín: Summit area as seen from Crossderry.
hivisibility a day ago.
Mothillín summit from Crossderry.

Glenbeigh to Galway's Bridge
GSheehy a day ago.
I?m putting this one up because it was a club walk and I was thinking about the other day. There aren?t too many clu walk, Len: 40.5km, Climb: 917m, Area: Glenbeigh Horseshoe (Ireland)

Summit Comment
Crossderry: Towards Knocknabreeda and Stumoa Dúloigh
hivisibility a day ago.
The view towards Knocknabreeda fro Crossderry summit. Stumpa Dúloigh in the background. Knocknabreeda summit is located over to the far left of the ridge.

Summit Comment
Crossderry: Summit looking East.
hivisibility a day ago.
Summit of Crossderry with view back towards Mothillín.There are 2 similar heights at the summit area. The summit is the one nearest the Eastern Reeks.

Peak bagging in The Sperrins in autumn
peter1 2 days ago.
Again, the use of a mountain bike is highly recommended for this route, if you are a solo walker. I left my bike in a... walk, Len: 16.2km, Climb: 1048m, Area: Mullaghclogha, Sperrin Mountains (Irela

Forum: General
Quad bikers in the Mournes
mcrtchly 2 weeks ago.
Whilst out in the Mournes on Sunday 2nd Oct, at about 8.30am we were shocked to see a group of half a dozen quad bikers powering up the track from the Banns Road towards Lough Shannagh (below Doan...

RECENT CONTRIBUTIONS 1 2 3 .. 14 Next page >>