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simon3
2009-06-09 14:08:11
re Icons
Well certainly the coastal summits and places have something that Switzerland isn't going to have. On the other hand they aren't necessarily places people visit much so perhaps not so Iconic.

MV allows people to classify summits and after thousands of summit ratings there are the beginnings of an indication as to what people value and a list of most valued places. This doesn't necessarily mean these are iconic of course. So, for what it is worth, here are the top few summits as rated by MV members for quality:

Corranabinnia SW Top in North Mayo (Nephin Beg Range)

Bencollaghduff in Twelve Bens

Ardnageer in Bluestack Mountains

Lackabane in Caha Mountains

Pierasmore in Brandon Group

Croaghaun in Achill/Corraun (Achill)

Finnararagh in Iveragh

Croaghaun SW Top in Achill/Corraun (Achill)

Binn an tSaighdiúra in Twelve Bens

Tooth Mtn in Caha Mountains

Some of these rather surprise me. I would have thought Binn an tSaighdiúra and Tooth Mtn weren't that brilliant, but hey its a free vote. Corranabinnia SW certainly has a spectacular ridge to it and is not visited much so rates highly on walker damage and isolation.

Would any of these be worth considering as iconic?
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