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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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Summit Comment
The Eagles Rock: A short but sweet scramble
IainT 13 hours ago.
One of the few Irish summits that needs the use of hands by the easiest route. Those happy with exposure can get a good airy scramble (grade 2, pushing 3 maybe), by slanting left up an obvious ram...

  
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Pic du Canigou
David-Guenot 16 hours ago.
Ascending Catalogna's sacred mountain from the hamlet of Los Masos de Vallmanya, on well-marked trails, with two breaks walk, Len: 24.8km, Climb: 1853m, Area: France, Occitanie ()

  
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Slieve Foye: Irish Gabbro!
IainT 13 hours ago.
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Ramble on Ireland's Eye
wicklore a day ago.
A short walk on Ireland's Eye in September 2015. Original plan to visit earlier in the summer was thwarted by a huge f... walk, Len: 2.6km, Climb: 80m, Area: Ireland's Eye, Dublin Islands (Ireland) I

  
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Windphone project destroyed
wicklore a day ago.
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Clermont Carn: Easy but a great view.
IainT 13 hours ago.
If you drive up the road this has to be a contender for the easiest summit in Ireland, but it's well worth doing for the superb view. Wicklow to Donegal, with the Meath lowlands spread out like a ...

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Pic de Cagire Loop
David-Guenot 2 days ago.
A great loop walk in one of my favourite areas in the Pyrenees, which should have hardly taken more than 4h30 hadn't I m walk, Len: 11.8km, Climb: 892m, Area: France, Occitanie ()

  
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Seanadh Bhéara: Access
sandman a day ago.
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Benbeg to Cuilcagh
dmcdevitt 2 days ago.
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Ireland's Eye: Screams were heard, getting fainter and fainter…
wicklore 2 days ago.
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gaoithe 2 days ago.
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Carhoo Hill: Dingle Eask Tower
Collaborative entry Last edit by: aidand 2 days ago.
This is a modest climb, but with wonderful views. Take the road out of Dingle towards Ventry. After about a mile turn left at a sign marked 'Hanlon's handbags'. There is a parking area with a hut ...


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