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wicklore
2010-08-10 22:58:02
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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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Robber's Pass Hill: Minor heathery lump. Overcivilised and underwhelming.
Collaborative entry Last edit by: simon3 2 days ago.
This oddly named hill is more a very minor heathery bump incorporated into the system of tracks laid out by the Wicklow Mountains National Park. It can be reached from any of the western car-parks...

  
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Farbreague: from Arderin
ewen 4 days ago.
Walked to Farbreague from Arderin. There is a track that some kind soul has marked with sticks and ribbon. When I say track, it is really a worn down trough in the bog.The multicoloured pipe at th...

  
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Tonelagee: Fore!!!
ewen 5 days ago.
Did from the Wicklow gap car park following track 2378.This starts immediately opposite the top entrance to the car park next to the main road. 5 days before there had been snow but now the path w...

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Brandon Hill: Grand on Brandon!
MountainBoy 5 days ago.
Me and my Dad climbed this from the farm track off the Graiguenamanagh-Instioge road on 26/11/16. Right after we got out of the car, we were faced with the dilemma of whether to go straight ahead ...

  
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Slieve Binnian - more track work ?
gernee 4 days ago.
Revisited Slieve Binnian for the first time in years on Friday - frost underfoot, blue skies and rolling mist contributed to a great walk, despite disappointment at seeing some of the track work u...

  
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ewen
ewen 4 days ago.
Now living furth of Scotland and getting to know the Irish hills. If you come across a Scottish hill Walker with dodgy knees and walking sedately, stop and say hello.

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Croaghmoyle: Easy walk up to great views
Fergal Meath 5 days ago.
Low lying cloud/mist/fog discouraged me from putting the effort into going up Nephin today. On the way home I parked at the start of the Croaghmoyle service road and followed it past a wind turbin...

  
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Ben of Howth: Loop walk starting from Howth Harbour
Joshua3 5 days ago.
There is a nice loop walking signposted from Howth Harbour taking in the cliff path, summit and going close to the top of the Ben. The Black Linn walk is about 8 km and comfortably completed in un...

  
Track
Binnian-Lamagan Loop
David-Guenot a week ago.
walk, Len: 23.1km, Climb: 1364m, Area: Wee Binnian, Mourne Mountains (Ireland) ...

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Carrigroe: Sea of cloud
Kennyj 5 days ago.
Unusual low cloud today heading towards Carrigroe

  
Track
Spelga Loop
David-Guenot a week ago.
walk, Len: 12.7km, Climb: 739m, Area: Pigeon Rock Mountain, Mourne Mountains (I...

  
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Stags of Broadhaven (central): Climbing
IainMiller a week ago.
The Archipelago of the Stags of Broadhaven are a group of five steep rock islands with Teach Dónal ÓCléirigh rising to a height of 97m above the atlantic. The Stags live about 2.5km north of the c...


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