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dhmiriam
2009-06-15 18:24:29
Retail tips for Calgarygirl.
Hi Calgarygirl, pdtempan is quite correct, was up in Newry two weeks ago and purchased 1:25 000 Activity Map for the Mournes produced by Ordnance Survey Of Northern Ireland for about seven pounds sterling or so. Found it in Easons Unit 2/3, at the Buttercrane Shopping Centre, Buttercrane Quay, in Newry, BT35 8HJ, UK. Phone ahead and ask them to check for stock first, on +44 28 3026 1037. The Maps are situated left of the entrance about mid-way down the store, but the staff are very friendly and helpful, and will be glad to help. Paddy Dillon's 'The Mournes' published by O'Brien press is also a good buy as are his 'Exploring the North of Ireland' and Exploring the South of Ireland' which I spotted in Easons in Dublin, and I guess will be found at most Easons stores, but in truth one will find it difficult to outdo the data and info found on Mountainviews. The shopping centre also has a store called Millets, contact Telephone number + 44 28302 63565 which supplies outdoor and camping gear, and with a little luck at all, you may be able to get everything under the one roof. Phone them first though. I have no idea how expensive they are for their produce, but I will warn you that you will likely pay a great deal more when you come south of the border. Negotiating the shopping centre is no problem, however negotiating the car park is quite another, as busy as Christmas given half the south venture up to shop these days, you will welcome the hills afterwards. Have a great trip and do post your findings on MV.


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Route to Claggan NE Top
Onzy less than an hour ago.
walk, Len: 8.0km, Climb: 2m, Area: Claggan Mountain NE Top, North Mayo (Ireland...

  
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Slievemore Circuit
Onzy less than an hour 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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Farbreague: from Arderin
ewen 6 days 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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Tonelagee: Fore!!!
ewen 6 days 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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Robber's Pass Hill: Minor heathery lump. Overcivilised and underwhelming.
Collaborative entry Last edit by: simon3 4 days 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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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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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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Ben of Howth: Loop walk starting from Howth Harbour
Joshua3 a week ago.
There is a nice loop walking signposted from Howth Harbour taking in the cliff path, summit and going close to the top of the Ben. The Black Linn walk is about 8 km and comfortably completed in un...

  
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Binnian-Lamagan Loop
David-Guenot a week ago.
walk, Len: 23.1km, Climb: 1364m, Area: Wee Binnian, Mourne Mountains (Ireland) ...

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Slieve Binnian - more track work ?
gernee 5 days ago.
Revisited Slieve Binnian for the first time in years on Friday - frost underfoot, blue skies and rolling mist contributed to a great walk, despite disappointment at seeing some of the track work u...

  
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ewen
ewen 6 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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Spelga Loop
David-Guenot a week ago.
walk, Len: 12.7km, Climb: 739m, Area: Pigeon Rock Mountain, Mourne Mountains (I...


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