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calgarygirl
2009-06-17 03:56:46
Maps and Coleman gas
Thanks pdtempan and dhmiriam for your helpful advice! We will be driving through Newry so that will be convenient, and we will call ahead to Eason and Millets to see if they have both maps and Coleman gas. We use white gas (Coleman gas) in our MSR stove and have been able to find it all over the world, and we know that some places in Ireland carry it, but it helps to possibly have a store that's along our route as we head north. Worst case scenario we can burn gasoline as fuel for our stove, but stinky and a bit poisonous! We have a few of Paddy Dillon's books but I agree that the information we have gathered on MV is far more useful and practical - although we already have the Lonely Planet "Walking in Ireland" book that we can use to help us with some logistics as well. For western Canada we find the website Clubtread.com very useful (click on Message Board), somewhat similar to MV in that people post trip reports - but also has forums to discuss trail conditions etc. so if you guys ever find yourselves wanting to hike in western Canada that is a great place to search for info. We only have a week in Ireland but will make the most of it by hiking the entire week (we arrive June 18 at 8am in Dublin), so if you see a yellow Black Diamond tent set up near a walking route or scramble route in the Mournes or Donegal area it is likely myself and my husband. Thanks again! Nadine Moneta
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Knocknacusha: Nice end to a day out.
muddyboots an hour ago.
Similar to the other contributors, this is not a single summit day out. I did it after Colly. It's an hour or so with a coffee break. Start at the Ballaghasheen pass (spectacular drive in & out) a...

  
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Meenteog South-East Top: Really...when is a mountain a mountain
muddyboots an hour ago.
I am sure like many of you, especially simoburn, that the addition of the Arderin Begs while technically needed, added loads more summits to climb. This one is, well, a real hard sell. I was tryin...

  
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Colly: Double entendre?
muddyboots an hour ago.
This is a great quick summit- follow the farm track from the end of the road at Coomnaspeara. I met 2 farmers (one on the way up and the other on the descent. There are 2 farmhouses at the end of ...

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Shehy More: Try a new approach
muddyboots an hour ago.
A nice 2 hour 7.5km loop including Shehy More and Loch na mBreac Dearg. The loop starts at W13435 60417 (room 2 cars) and follows a farm track up onto Shehy More. Also for those including Shehy Be...

  
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Keeper Hill from Silvermines (Knockanroe Carpark)
caseyc481 a day ago.
Wanted to climb Keeper Hill from the Silvermines side. Parked at Knockanroe carpark, walking downhill on fire road unt... walk, Len: 14.9km, Climb: 763m, Area: Keeper Hill, Shannon (Ireland) Keeper H

  
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MountainViews Gathering 2017
simon3 2 days ago.
The event on Feb 17, 2017 had Peter Walker as MC with two main speakers.Gareth McCormack spoke about the vision and technicalities of modern landscape photography.Paul Clements discussed the Wild ...

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Two Rock Mountain: Red Grouse near the summit.
BarnaneGoat a week ago.
I climbed here a few days ago from the east along the Dublin Mountains Way. The summit was shrouded in mist and we went astray at one point. I later discovered this was the result of a way marker ...

  
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Sgurr a'Choire Riabhaich: If Allt a' Choire Charnaig in spate there's a small
melohara 2 weeks ago.
If the Allt a' Choire Charnaig is in spate there is a small footbridge, wires and planks, a little upstream

  
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Sgurr Thuilm: If Allt a' Choire Charnaig in spate there's a small footbridge u
melohara 2 weeks ago.
If the Allt a' Choire Charnaig is in spate there is a small footbridge, wires and planks, a little upstream

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Meenavally: A pleasant walk to theTower
BigFly 3 days ago.
Lovely pleasant walk

  
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Sgurr nan Coireachan: If Allt a' Choire Charnaig in spate there's a small foot
melohara 2 weeks ago.
If the Allt a' Choire Charnaig is in spate there is a small footbridge, wires and planks, a little upstream

  
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The Big Gun: A Big View
mcrtchly 2 weeks ago.
A view of the Big Gun, Cnoc na Péiste and the southern ridge of the Reeks taken after a light fall of snow in late January 2017


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