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Bleck Cra
2011-07-15 22:39:31
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Hello Slemish – which I believe is much the same as Slem but not quite.
Anyhoo …. I note you are setting about the Antrim Hills and good.
Just to relate an amusing incident. There is a bunch of stores in the North (you will know it) whom I shall resist naming to keep us all out of the jail, whose prerequisites to work for them seem to be charm, enthusiasm and stupidity. I have encountered this in all of their emporia. I was in one of their places being charmed, enthused and blinded with stupidity when it occurred to me that it was high (sic) time I walked the Antrim Hills. “Do you have any maps of the Antrim Hills?” I enquired of perfesser shop assistant. He paused and I knew behind those charming, enthusiastic eyes, idled the brain of perhaps a dog or a seal – something high in the mammal department, but defo not a human. “Ah,” he said, which is always a bad start “we only do outdoor maps here”. So next time you are in the Antrim Hills and it is bucketing, just thank God you’re not outside.
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Galtymore & Galtybeg from King's Yard
conrad1179 8 hours ago.
run, Len: 11.8km, Climb: 670m, Area: Galtymore, Galty Mountains (Ireland) Galty...

  
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Camaderry South East Top: Steep climb, sorry trail, great views.
Collaborative entry Last edit by: simon3 19 hours ago.
There's a number of ways to reach the top such as starting from the main, paying, carpark near the Glendalough lake at around T1115 9635. Going straight up from here more or less north there is an...

  
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Kirikee Mountain: Kirikee from the NW.
simon3 19 hours ago.
From the ridge south of Derrybawn there is this NW view of Kirikee.Courtesy of siteviewer_comreg.ie we can find the owner of this mast: Three Ireland.The amusing conjunction with the cairn below t...

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Brockagh Mountain SE Top: Flattish height NW of Laragh with views, boggy paths a
Collaborative entry Last edit by: simon3 20 hours ago.
Situated at the south eastern tip of a spur from Tonelagee it therefore commands wonderful views out over Laragh to the south east and Glenmacnass valley and waterfall to the north. Glendalough is...

  
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Carrickarede: Island.
sandman 2 days ago.
Carrickarede island is connected to the mainland by the world famous Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge. One of Northern Ireland's top tourist attractions it is operated by the National Trust but unfortun...

  
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BRANDON HILL - THE QUICK WAY
David-Guenot 2 days ago.
A steep but quick ascent along the forestry on rocky terrain, along what I believe has been dug as a firebreak rather ... walk, Len: 5.0km, Climb: 305m, Area: Brandon Hill, South Midlands (Ireland) B

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Inishmeane: The concrete road thru the village
magicstep 3 days ago.
Part of the village, about 10 houses in total.

  
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Inishmeane: Not much to do, a tranquil place.
magicstep 3 days ago.
Visited in 2014. There's a sandy beach and a solid pier with slipway and a picnic table facing the mainland. The road from the pier all the way thru the village is a robust concrete one, but it's ...

  
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BLACKSTAIRS CHALLENGE 2017 - A PEAK-BAGGER'S ROUTE
David-Guenot 2 days ago.
walk, Len: 34.1km, Climb: 1629m, Area: Black Rock Mountain, Blackstairs Mountai...

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Inishsirrer: Deserted village
magicstep 3 days ago.
Mainland on the horizon (left and right)

  
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ewen
ewen 5 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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Inishsirrer: The only building that is not a ruin.
magicstep 3 days ago.
Surprisingly Donegal islands have a very good mobile internet reception, sometimes better than in an office in Dublin.


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