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2012-02-18 09:16:35
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WAI MV Annual Event
"For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbours and laugh at them in our turn?" Oh Jane forgive me! I never wholly acknowledged the universality of that truth. Mine has been a life of shallow delight in the fragility of the human psyche manifest in family, friends and fellow man.The notion that I might, in my turn, unravel, had certainly occurred to me, but I believed that any such denouement of the soul would echo my finer characteristerics: endurance, fortitude, dignity and grace. I had pictured myself in the considerable bosom of my family perhaps sharing a meal, and the youngest child would whisper to his mother "Why is Daddy dribbling?". No scene. No drama. I would simply be brought to the garden shed and left there until whatever wave coursing through my neurons had crashed on the shore of my iron will. Oh that it might have been so! Instead, Nature exacted revenge for my smugness at a time and a place of her own choosing. Last night I was due to address a convention of the nation's leading mountain folk on the subject of Upland Cinematography. A heavy cold had resulted in the consumption of an array of "over the counter drugs", with some alcohol added to lubricate my burning throat. I grabbed the microphone like a man possessed and began a Quixotic rant against windmills and telecommunications towers, spoke of "solitary activity" on the hills, and "religious experiences". I had barely gotten going when the kindly man from WAI began to tinkle the "time up" bell, and walking sticks were extended onto the stage and I was gently but firmly pulled off. Had there been an orchestra present one might have heard a titantic rendition of "Nearer my God to Thee" as my ship sank. Instead, the lights dimmed and the mcrtchly Maamturks motion picture began to roll. A soothing balm for all.
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Summit Summary
Knockavoe: Short walk to the trig pillar
Collaborative entry Last edit by: Aidy an hour ago.
The top can be easily accessed from the Evish Road on the southern slopes from H 37403 97064. I sought and was given permission to cross the fields at the nearby house. The summit is around H 3729...

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Knockavoe: Great Viewing Platform
Aidy an hour ago.
I went to the top of this hill on the same day as several others, as from the Evish Road on its southern slopes, it is only 500 metres or so to the top across easy ground. There is a trig pillar a...

Summit Summary
Knockaunapeebra: A view of mountains, coums, waterfall and sea.
Collaborative entry Last edit by: jackill 2 hours ago.
Park in the large carpark for The Mahon Falls,S31394 08035.Walk up the road heading west to a metal grid on the road at S31341 07575, then follow the fence uphill nortwest to Comeraghmountain. Fol...

Forum: Suggestions
New summit added
jackill 4 hours ago.
Knockavoe (Sperrins) has been added to the Local/Cultural/Historic hills list.Thanks to site member Aidy for proposing this hill and supplying us with the supporting information.

A rewarding six-summit trip !!
David-Guenot 14 hours ago.
A fantastic route, taking in six tops, with rewarding views all along the way. The ascent up the NE slopes of Benbulbe... walk, Len: 20.6km, Climb: 828m, Area: Benbulbin, Dartry Mountains (Ireland) B

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Vandeleur-Lynam confirmed
jackill 16 hours ago.
Visited the Comeraghs today and surveyed both Knockaunapeebra and Fauscoum North West top to check for VL status.Knockaunapeebra is confirmed as a Vandeleur-Lynam however Fauscoum North West misse...

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Ben of Fore
groe 18 hours ago.
Wondering if anyone has walked up the Ben of Fore (Fore, Co Westmeath)? I struggled to find the top last week and eventually reached the trig, with much trespassing I fear. Even my MotionX app see...

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Drumavohy Hill: Drumavohy: a hill with character !!
David-Guenot 18 hours ago.
Parked alongside the road at C23374173, which is probably not the best option, but left enough room for any vehicle to pass. Followed the farm track immediately to the right; it veers to the left ...

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Lurgacloughan: A quick up-and-down with nice views.
David-Guenot 19 hours ago.
Not much space for a car alongside the road, so I parked near a junction with a dead end at C17024075, leaving enough room for other vehicles to pass. From there, I headed straight uphill, crossin...

Benbulbin Circuit
Onzy 16 hours ago.
To follow... walk, Len: 16.3km, Climb: 672m, Area: Benbulbin, Dartry Mountains (Ireland) Ben...

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Loughsalt Mountain: Best Views in Donegal?
jsramsey1491 a day ago.
I have climbed Lough Salt Mountain quite a few times now, in all sorts of weather. It's one of those mountains that you never tire of and I think this is because of the stunning 360 degree views y...

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Dooish Mountain: Nice Forest Walk
Aidy a day ago.
A pleasant walk along the forest track mentioned by Simon 3 with some good views. The trig was almost hidden beside the trees on a high, heathery bank alongside the track. There was a sign at the ...

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