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Bleck Cra
2009-03-03 23:14:02
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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.
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BRANDON HILL - THE QUICK WAY
David-Guenot 15 hours ago.
A steep but quick ascent along the forestry on rocky terrain, along what I believe has been dug as a firebreak rather ... walk, Len: 5.0km, Climb: 305m, Area: Brandon Hill, South Midlands (Ireland) B

  
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Carrickarede: Island.
sandman a day ago.
Carrickarede island is connected to the mainland by the world famous Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge. One of Northern Ireland's top tourist attractions it is operated by the National Trust but unfortun...

  
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Inishmeane: The concrete road thru the village
magicstep 2 days ago.
Part of the village, about 10 houses in total.

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BLACKSTAIRS CHALLENGE 2017 - A PEAK-BAGGER'S ROUTE
David-Guenot 17 hours ago.
walk, Len: 34.1km, Climb: 1629m, Area: Black Rock Mountain, Blackstairs Mountai...

  
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Inishmeane: Not much to do, a tranquil place.
magicstep 2 days ago.
Visited in 2014. There's a sandy beach and a solid pier with slipway and a picnic table facing the mainland. The road from the pier all the way thru the village is a robust concrete one, but it's ...

  
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Inishsirrer: Deserted village
magicstep 2 days ago.
Mainland on the horizon (left and right)

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THE LONG WAY UP LUG
David-Guenot 17 hours ago.
walk, Len: 21.0km, Climb: 980m, Area: Cloghernagh, Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland) Clo...

  
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Inishsirrer: The only building that is not a ruin.
magicstep 2 days ago.
Surprisingly Donegal islands have a very good mobile internet reception, sometimes better than in an office in Dublin.

  
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ewen
ewen 3 days ago.
Now living furth of Scotland and getting to know the Irish hills. If you come across a Scottish hill Walker with dodgy knees and walking sedately, stop and say hello.

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Inishsirrer: Part of a road from the past
magicstep 2 days ago.
There's a salty tidal lake on the island.

  
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CAMADERRY + TONELAGEE + BROCKAGH
David-Guenot 17 hours ago.
walk, Len: 27.6km, Climb: 1295m, Area: Camaderry South East Top, Dublin/Wicklow...

  
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Inishsirrer: Uninhabited except a few sheep.
magicstep 2 days ago.
I did kayak to the island in 2014. There is a slipway facing the mainland. Lot's of ruined houses. Walking is decent as the island is flat but in places ground is uneven and overgrown, there are o...


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