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gerrym
2005-10-17 22:49:22
Slieve Gallion
In reply to Michael McA, a walk from Iniscarn to Crockandun Loughs is certainly feasable. There are parking opportunities at both locations - more limited at Iniscarn if gates are locked. The walk through the forest to the transmittters is fairly straight forward, following the track on the OS map and then the fence uphill. From here follow tarmac road and then off to the right along old bog tracks to the trig pillar and then down along Mobuy Wood to the road skirting the loughs. It could be navagtionally difficult in poor weather and perhaps not a great experience as the views are fantastic and make the walk. The ground from the trig pillar is quite wet and not too pleasant. There are not many people about to complain over access, the route is mostly mountain but would have to cross a few fields near the loughs. It would be possible to return to Iniscairn along the high and quiet road through "the gap" although would add an hour or two to the walk. If doing as an A to B should only take a few hours.
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