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Bleck Cra
2005-05-16 23:07:09
"Dressed as Lamagan - stage right" from Bleck Cra Expand pics
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A Clothes Call
“You have the body of a 30 year old” she simpered. Indeed I have - of a 30 year old warthog. But no: apparently standards have slipped to an all-time low. Happy Days, but on the hills, the kit stays on. Everywhere else, at the first hint of horizon, out come the stomachs, straining on their contents. Slieve Lamagan is a natural contralto. She is wide ‘round the hips, wanting in the brainbox and with a chest of desperate proportions. You can tell at a glance that she suffers fools not at all gladly and if her southern ascent is anything to go by, is not averse to a bit of S. The Mourne novice comes upon her, clambering off a raggedy Binnian, to imprint forever that breath-taking vista from Bearnagh to Donard. It was in these quarters, the question of deshabille revealed itself to me. A tad too previous on the lip of a 10’ drop and off I went, headlong into a clatter of G1 granite, stripping swathes of flesh from the knave to the chaps and a piece of shin never to be returned and stuffing a couple of fingers en route. In these circumstances, the young respond; the older and wiser lie still and wait for the pain to subside. Two "un-restrained" matrons blocked the sun. “He’s dead, he’s dead, he’s dead, ….. bemoaned the first. “Ohhhh nooooh,” moo-ed the second. (A small boy was asked if he liked his new teacher, she with the V-neck sweaters. “She’s nice, but sometimes you can see her lungs.”) Suddenly there were lungs, lungs and more lungs. “He must be dead” and then it occurred to me, perhaps I was. And there it is: when there’s a case for X there’s always another one for D.
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Summit Summary
Currywongaun: Rough and Rocky
Collaborative entry Last edit by: liz50 a day ago.
Park off road in a small lay-by at L72134 59157 and ascend the spur in a roughly Easterly direction to the summit. Usually climbed en-route to its larger neighbor Doughraugh.

  
Summit Summary
Doughruagh South Top: Twin of Doughruagh main top
Collaborative entry Last edit by: liz50 a day ago.
Located behind Kylemore Abbey, it has been reported that access from the grounds is no longer allowed. It is possible to park in a small lay-by at L77637 58711 and walk approx 30m along the road t...

  
Summit Summary
Doughruagh: Rocky summit with access issues from Kylemore Abbey
Collaborative entry Last edit by: liz50 a day ago.
Located behind Kylemore Abbey, it has been reported that access from the grounds is no longer allowed. It is possible to park in a small lay-by at L77637 58711 and walk approx 30m along the road t...

Track
Forbidden Keadeen
CaptainVertigo 2 days ago.
Please DO NOT attempt to gain access to Keadeen from the road by following my route. The owner, who is a very decent ... walk, Len: 7.2km, Climb: 487m, Area: Keadeen Mountain, Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland

  
Summit Summary
Raghtin More: The smallest Inishowen Arderin
Collaborative entry Last edit by: liz50 a day ago.
The easiest approach is to park at Urrismenagh viewpoint carpark C317 443 and follow the track to its highest point. From here you can avoid Crockmain and carry on towards Raghtin More to the Nort...

  
Summit Summary
Crockmain: An uninspiring summit with great views
Collaborative entry Last edit by: liz50 a day ago.
The easiest approach is to park at Urrismenagh viewpoint carpark C317 443 and follow the track to its highest point before heading north over heather to the summit. Alternatively from Mamore Gap c...

Track
Meentog South East Top
Onzy 2 days ago.
Route to Meentog SET from west. Parking is in a farmyard (with permission) and a helpful track leads up to around 540m walk, Len: 4.1km, Climb: 336m, Area: Glenbeigh Horseshoe (Ireland)

  
Summit Summary
Knocknanacree: Views to Slieve Mish and the Dingle Peninsula
Collaborative entry Last edit by: liz50 2 days ago.
Summit can be approached from the West by parking near Minard Castle V556 992 and following a rough track uphill past a quarry and onto the summit ridge.A shorter steeper approach is possible from...

  
Summit Summary
Teeromoyle Mountain: A summit in the middle of a classic Horseshoe walk
Collaborative entry Last edit by: liz50 2 days ago.
This summit is usually accessed whilst walking the Glenbeigh Horseshoe. A shortened version taking in the 4 central 600m summits in the centre of the horseshoe Teeromoyle, Coomacarrea, Mullaghnara...

Forum: General
Irish Times - Post Mortem on Hillwalker
CaptainVertigo 4 days ago.
According to the Irish Times a postmortem examination is to be carried out on the remains of a man found during the search for a hillwalker in Connemara who went missing during a St Patrick’s day ...

  
Summit Comment
Bruse Hill: Bruse
Nekarsulm 3 days ago.
Track up from the quarry is overgrown. I partially walked up a small stream, as it at least cuts its way through the whins. Climbing straight upwards, you will see places where some earlier climbe...

  
Track
Doolieve
caiomhin 6 days ago.
walk, Len: 3.5km, Climb: 48m, Area: Doolieve, South Cork (Ireland) Doolieve


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