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weedavie
2011-10-03 09:56:23
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Silliness in Torridon
Simon's contribution of Richard Smith's experiene in Torridon sounds extreme..., your man James seems the total four letter chap. My feeling is that without Richard's intervention it was an MR job. Speaking as someone who is generally helped through these experiences, having someone to show you that there is a possibility of survival can be crucial to making you move at all. In any case, if I've got to be helped out I've the grace to admit it.

Not that you'd find me encouraging anyone to go dancing around Liathach. Torridon is wonderful but I was almightily glad that the day I did the Horns, visibilty was zero and I could ignore the abysmal depths. It's a bit pathetic but last week on Mull I encountered three lads on the A' Chioch ridge making the whining noises that are usually my speciality and for once got feeling a bit smug.
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Camaderry Mountain: Great views from Camaderry
jasonmac 12 hours ago.
Parked at the Glendalough upper lake and paid the 4 euro, glad i did as this hike took me over 4 hours and the carpark was past closing by the time I got back. headed along the left side of lake a...

  
Track
Near Carrignagower, Comeragh Mountains (Ireland)
DenisMc 15 hours ago.
walk, Len: 14.3km, Climb: 730m, Area: Carrignagower, Comeragh Mountains (Irelan...

  
Summit Comment
Croaghskearda: Views
Strikeen 21 hours ago.
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Croaghskearda: Views from atop
Strikeen 21 hours ago.
Some spectacular views from this mountain

  
Forum: General
Benbulben Caves
40Shades 2 days ago.
Does anyone have any grid refs for caves in or around Benbulben in Co Sligo ? I know of the one on the left as you ascend the gully from Luke's Bridge but I hear of one in or about Cartronwilliamo...

  
Summit Comment
Slievecoiltia: Will explore next time.
Corkonian 2 days ago.
There is a drive to the top. Busy place. Good views from the top.

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A Long Walk to Conigar
CaptainVertigo a day ago.
walk, Len: 27.1km, Climb: 1095m, Area: Coomataggart, Shehy/Knockboy (Ireland) C...

  
Summit Comment
Lacken Hill: Great views. Good spot.
Corkonian 2 days ago.
Good spot and a good place to walk. Final part of the climb to the top is a bit of a challenge. Spectacular wide ranging views from the hill top. Also historical monuments on the hill top. Underst...

  
Forum: General
GPS Device Found
GSheehy 2 weeks ago.
GPS Unit found in the Maumturks . Contact 086/8449239 for details.

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Cycle around Ballinastoe etc.
simon3 2 days ago.
A cycling track. run, Len: 29.5km, Climb: 399m, Area: Robber's Pass Hill, Dublin/Wicklow (Irelan...

  
Summit Comment
Maumfin: Cattle might be a problem
eamonoc 3 days ago.
On 20/4/2017, at 07.4am drove to L 65405 59318, at area noted as Tievegariff on OS sheet 37. Parked opposite old abandoned cottage, went through gate and onto a well made farm tack uphill to two o...

  
Summit Comment
Cnoc na Sleá: Sunset At The Murder Hole
Aidy 5 days ago.
In my main summit comment I mentioned the steep northern sides of both Crocknasleigh and Gortnalughuge that I had descended to get to the Murder Hole at Boyeeghter Bay for sunset. This photo shows...


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