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wicklore
2010-08-10 22:58:02
"Somewhere in the Mournes, the Wall ever-present" from wicklore Expand pics
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You could learn a lot of stuff on Scavenger 4
This is my pitch to promote this weekends Scavenger 4 walk in the Mournes that is being led by Mountainviewers jackill and Bleck Cra. The last walk in the Mournes was great, both for the hiking and the banter. Other Scavenger walks have proved excellent too. They are called Scavenger walks as the two MountainViewers who began the tradition - jackill and Bleck Cra- are named after such delightful scavenging animals as the jackel and the black crow. You can really learn a lot on these walks! (Wait until you hear Cra's speech on blue tracksuits with red piping!) It is an opportunity to meet fellow MountainViews members, share information and experiences and put a face to those strange user names! There is rumour of a post-hike debriefing in a suitable establishment serving tea, lemonade and suchlike!

I'm looking forward to seeing old friends and making a few new ones - and hearing more about blue tracksuits! Bleck Cra informs us that the hike is taking in the 3 Slieve Bearnagh tops. The meeting point is the Trassey Track, near Meelmore Lodge, Newcastle Co Down. Kicking off at 9.30am this Saturday 14th August. For further info put up a message here on MountainViews or
email Bleck Cra at douglasreid@utvinternet.com


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Forum: General
Are there new cairns in Wicklow
wwwalker 4 hours ago.
Is it my imagination or are there some new cairns appearing in Wicklow recently. There are small ones at point 702 ( T043 980) marking the turn for the lugduff ridge and at T086 975) marking the d...

  
Summit Comment
Stoney Top: A haven of peace away from the multitudes!
Colin Murphy 5 hours ago.
The final top on a pleasant 3-summit loop, taking in Tonelagee NE, Tonelagee and this, and then descending around the pretty Lough Ouler back to Glenmacnass carpark. The summit is a rounded bump i...

  
Summit Comment
Tonelagee NE Top: Barely recognisable as a separate top
Colin Murphy 6 hours ago.
This is a handy one to bag on the way to Tonelagee, but it is so nondescript that many a walker has by-passed it without realising it is a top in itself. The summit is a broad, grassy area with no...

Summit Comment
Tonelagee: The perfect beginner's mountain
Colin Murphy 6 hours ago.
Besides crossing Glenmacnass River at the start and end, (which has seen many an unfortunate walker ascend in soggy boots) Tonelagee is a pleasant and relatively easy climb from the carpark near t...

  
Summit Summary
Iorras Beag: Panoramic views of Connemara
Collaborative entry Last edit by: liz50 9 hours ago.
A pleasant 2 hour walk from Roundstone village by taking a minor road to the west from the centre of the village. There is parking along this road at L71775 40102. Continue on ungraded road to a w...

  
Summit Summary
Cashel Hill: Connemara in the Sun
Collaborative entry Last edit by: liz50, Buny Clare 9 hours ago.
Climbed on Tuesday 07th June , 2 hrs 45min return. I went up the track from the road after the entrance to Cashel House Hotel and just before the church L80303 42385. Walked past the graveyard and...

Track
Brockagh Tops
Bunsen7 13 hours ago.
Similar track to a number of others which I used for guidance. Parked at the forest entrance having turned up at the ... walk, Len: 14.5km, Climb: 517m, Area: Brockagh Mountain SE Top, Dublin/Wicklow

  
Forum: General
Do your VITAL bit for hillwalking maps soon.
simon3 14 hours ago.
Ordnance Survey Ireland bring out a high proportion of the maps of interest to hillwalkers in Ireland. They are the only source of mapping for vast swathes of the island of Ireland. But since they...

  
Track
Lake District: Skiddaw via Ullock Pike
Onzy a day ago.
Classic route in the lakes... walk, Len: 15.3km, Climb: 1062m, Area: Ullock Pike, Lake District - Northern Fe...

Track
La Gomera - GR132
GSheehy 2 days ago.
In 1492, Columbus set out from San Sebasti

  
Summit Summary
Doughruagh: Rocky summit with access issues from Kylemore Abbey
Collaborative entry Last edit by: liz50 5 days 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 South Top: Twin of Doughruagh main top
Collaborative entry Last edit by: liz50 5 days 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...


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