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2009-07-08 23:17:19
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Quo Vadis - Mystery Solved?
Taking advantage of the good weather last week we took our baby up Tibradden one evening in the fantastic rucksack/harness that she will get to know well over the next couple of years! While the work to improve the walking route up Tibradden has clearly been going on for some time, my photo shows that it has only recently been officially opened. Padodes’ general forum post ‘Quo Vadis’ (19/09/08), and my own ‘Quo Did This’ (08/12/08) asked who had created a wide stone causeway above Knockree in Glencree valley. Well judging by the similarity of the new paths up Tibradden with the Knockree path, I would now guess that it was the same group – possibly the Dublin Mountain Partnership. I understand that there is to be a new Dublin Mountains Way stretching from Shankill to Tallaght. I’m not sure of the route but I would say that the work at Knockree is a part of this development. In a Tibradden post Surtr says he is not too keen on the new trail. However it has been constructed using a lot of local stone/rocks/sand so it could be worse. The boardwalk and stone path will protect the fragile bog along this hugely popular route. Perhaps when the Dublin Mountains Way is complete and publicised it will attract a lot more activity to the area, at which time the protective trail will be even more important. I suppose it remains to be seen if increased activity on Tibradden will be a good or bad thing. I mean this purely from the point of view of the environment up there. I can’t find any detailed information about the Dublin Mountains Way route, so if anyone knows anything could they share it?
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Knockmore: Ancient Carvings
Aidy 4 hours ago.
The cave near the summit contains many carvings on the walls - some Celtic, and some from the early Christian era.

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Knockmore: Impressive Cliffs
Aidy 4 hours ago.
One of the reasons for Knockmore deserving inclusion is its prominence in the landscape due to its impressive cliffs.

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Knockmore: A Cultured Top
Aidy 4 hours ago.
Can't add much to sandman's excellent comment and directions. This hill is worthy of inclusion on the cultural list due to its impressive cliffs, the fact that it gives its name to a type of rock ...

Glenbeigh to Galway's Bridge
GSheehy 7 hours ago.
I?m putting this one up because it was a club walk and I was thinking about the other day. There aren?t too many clu walk, Len: 40.5km, Climb: 917m, Area: Glenbeigh Horseshoe (Ireland)

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Knockchree: Knockcree
Biker 18 hours ago.
On the way up.Looking East down onto Attical Flying Club. Notice the manicured Runway and spot the Plane sitting on it. The Dwellings are nestled into the side of Aughrim Hill on the Ballymageough...

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Knockchree: Views
Biker 20 hours ago.
More pictures Not Quite at the top yet. Foreground slopes of Knockcree above the treeline , looking on to Aughrim Hill and the Blue Peaks in the distance

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Knockchree: Knockcree. The Hillock in question.
Biker 20 hours ago.
The Hillock in question Itself, looking at the western side .

Peak bagging in The Sperrins in autumn
peter1 a day ago.
Again, the use of a mountain bike is highly recommended for this route, if you are a solo walker. I left my bike in a... walk, Len: 16.2km, Climb: 1048m, Area: Mullaghclogha, Sperrin Mountains (Irela

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Trostan: Longer but More Scenic and Enjoyable Approach
dr_banuska 2 days ago.
This was my 4th visit to Trostan: 1st was via neighbouring Slievenanee and 2nd and 3rd were via the perpetually wet Moyle Way/Ulster Way approach to the west. On the 3rd visit we did the entire MW...

Forum: General
Cable Car to the Hellfire Club - 20/10
cave-dweller 2 days ago.
Hello, There is a meeting being held in the Yellow House Pub in Rathfarnham in Dublin 14 tomorrow night at 8 pm about some proposed "redevelopments" in and around the Hellfire Club/Montpelier Hill...

Slieve Foye
Onzy 5 days ago.
Sunday route over Slieve Foye and along the ridge for a bit... walk, Len: 9.9km, Climb: 439m, Area: Slieve Foye, Cooley/Gullion (Ireland) Slie...

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Esknaloughoge: Good parking available Oct 2016 at V 63582 65203
melohara 4 days ago.
Good parking available Oct 2016 at V 63582 65203 Followed Kerry Way until it emerged from wood at 62811 65060 where a rough track ascended NW towards Esknaloughoge. Track descends into pool at one...

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