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wicklore - wonderf.. by Bleck Cra   (Show all posts)
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2009-03-06 07:54:44
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S.M.A.S.H.I.N.G M.(C) I
I have a potential solution to the M(C)I issue-a new rival group which would better represent the majority of people who visit the hills and mountains of Ireland. This group would be the Small Mountain and Small Hill INterest Group-Mountaineers (Cordially) Invited (S.M.A.S.H.I.N.G M.C.I) To be honest I dont know much about the world of mountaineering. I don't know an Abalakov Thread from an Atomic Belay, or Z-clipping from a Z-pulley. I wonder if these specialist mountaineers know our hillwalking language-Ham Sandwiches, Flask of Tea etc. Other terms like Map & Compass and It Gets Dark at 5pm might also be beyond them too. To be serious, I took out MCI membership last year to avail of their insurance and to get their magazine. (10% discounts are handy too) Their magazine doesn't really appeal to me as much as Walking World Ireland. I will contact MCI to ask about the name change and to see if I am still eligible to be a member. (Do they still want a mere walker!)
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Knockowen: October 2016
davsheen 3 days ago.
View of the impressive Glanrastel valley from the side of Knockowen

  
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Cupidstown Hill: Enhance this with a visit to Oughterard
Bunsen7 3 days ago.
Yes, perhaps this is not a very noteworthy hill. Cupidstown and Saggart Hill represent largely forest topped outliers of the Dublin/Wicklow range split from higher summits to the East by the N81. ...

  
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Cloghernagh: Picture
davsheen 3 days ago.
Cloghernagh Walk Nov 2016

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Near South Cork (Ireland)
sean_debarra 3 days ago.
walk, Len: 0.8km, Climb: 15m, Area: South Cork (Ireland)

  
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Route to Claggan NE Top
Onzy 5 days ago.
walk, Len: 8.0km, Climb: 2m, Area: Claggan Mountain NE Top, North Mayo (Ireland...

  
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Robber's Pass Hill: Minor heathery lump. Overcivilised and underwhelming.
Collaborative entry Last edit by: simon3 a week ago.
This oddly named hill is more a very minor heathery bump incorporated into the system of tracks laid out by the Wicklow Mountains National Park. It can be reached from any of the western car-parks...

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Farbreague: from Arderin
ewen a week 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...

  
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Slievemore Circuit
Onzy 5 days ago.
Route over Slievemore descending over rough grouns to the SE for variety. walk, Len: 8.1km, Climb: 639m, Area: Slievemore, Achill/Corraun (Ireland) Sliev...

  
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Tonelagee: Fore!!!
ewen a week ago.
Did from the Wicklow gap car park following track 2378.This starts immediately opposite the top entrance to the car park next to the main road. 5 days before there had been snow but now the path w...

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Brandon Hill: Grand on Brandon!
MountainBoy a week ago.
Me and my Dad climbed this from the farm track off the Graiguenamanagh-Instioge road on 26/11/16. Right after we got out of the car, we were faced with the dilemma of whether to go straight ahead ...

  
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Knockchree
David-Guenot 2 weeks ago.
An easy one to bag, but a gate/fence to cross at the top and some cows in the field (hopefully no bull), so it may be ... walk, Len: 3.6km, Climb: 127m, Area: Knockchree, Mourne Mountains (Ireland) K

  
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Croaghmoyle: Easy walk up to great views
Fergal Meath a week ago.
Low lying cloud/mist/fog discouraged me from putting the effort into going up Nephin today. On the way home I parked at the start of the Croaghmoyle service road and followed it past a wind turbin...


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