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Bleck Cra
2012-03-05 23:49:22
"As the summits appear L to R : Bearnagh, Corragh, Doan, Commedagh, Cove, Beg, Donard, Crom, Lamagan, Chimneyrock and Binnian out of frame." from Bleck Cra Expand pics
As the summits appear L to R : Bearnagh, Corragh, Doan, Commedagh, Cove, Beg, Donard, Crom, Lamagan, Chimneyrock and Binnian out of frame. (Expand pics)
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Hbowman – if you were to call the Bearnagh trio, “Broadway”, your proposed route would be “off off Broadway”. It is not a well trod route even although bits of it are.
Being linear, it commits you a transport strategy.
Other than Meelmore, the terrain is not particularly exciting but there are a couple of points – on Carn or Loughshannagh where arguably you get the best views into the Eastern Mournes proper … anywhere. So pray for a clear day.
Have to write that I have never timed it in but I figure 3+ hours should do it.
Once you are up Meelmore, it is not a particularly arduous task (see the contour lines widening out ie until you come off Muck) – nor is it a saunter in the park.
Starting out tight tracks and clean ascents – ending off mud and tussocky grass.
Finish the project at the side of the Silent Valley road and wonder at the boy racers. Enjoy.


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Summit Comment
Bruse Hill: 360º views.
norbert less than an hour ago.
We parked beside the church and tried to find the path on the left of the quarry, but very thing is very overgrown.Back to the main road and we took the small road on the left of the church, walk ...

  
Summit Comment
Meenseefin: Deceptively Difficult
Aidy less than an hour ago.
The last of my local 100, and a great little hill to complete the list on. I parked at the same spot as eamonoc and crossed over several little hills, not much lower than the summit itself on the ...

  
Track
Near Mount Corrin, Mizen/Sheeps Head (Ireland)
Eirepur 2 hours ago.
walk, Len: 2.2km, Climb: 140m, Area: Mount Corrin, Mizen/Sheeps Head (Ireland) ...

Track
Near The Paps East, Paps/Derrynasaggart (Ireland)
Eirepur 4 hours ago.
walk, Len: 9.4km, Climb: 676m, Area: The Paps East, Paps/Derrynasaggart (Irelan...

  
Track
Near Mount Gabriel, Mizen/Sheeps Head (Ireland)
Eirepur 4 hours ago.
walk, Len: 5.9km, Climb: 290m, Area: Mount Gabriel, Mizen/Sheeps Head (Ireland)...

  
Track
Ballyknockan Duo
Bunsen7 13 hours ago.
Park in the car park of the pub beside the disused petrol pump in the centre of Ballyknockan. With your back to the pu... walk, Len: 8.5km, Climb: 542m, Area: Silsean, Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland) Silsea

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Truskmore: The Height of Sligo
Collaborative entry Last edit by: simon3, Peter Walker 13 hours ago.
The Dartry Mountains are among the most distinctive in Ireland, so it's unfortunate that their highest hill is one of the least distinctive in the range. Once one gets away from the signature stee...

  
Summit Comment
Truskmore: ACCESS PROBLEM at CLOONTYPRUGHLISH IG788 476
eflanaga a day ago.
Earlier today I accompanied a friend, who is completing the County Tops, to climb onto Truskmore. Having previously summited from the Glencar and Tievebaun sides I suggested we go up by Eagles Roc...

  
Forum: General
Irish hill runners and the Spine Race
IainT a day ago.
The Spine Race is a 268 mile run up the Pennine Way in the north of England, run every January, invariably featuring snowdrifts, gales and many miles of sucking bog, much of it run in the dark. It...

Track
Cadair Idris Circuit
Onzy a day ago.
Route over Cadair Idris with a number of extensions. This descent is far from intuitive, largely untracked and involv... walk, Len: 14.7km, Climb: 1086m, Area: Craig Lwyd, Dolgellau to Machynlleth (B

  
Summit Comment
Slieve Binnian: New developments
Mrswoodlands a day ago.
Climbed Binnion from the Carrick Little car park yesterday. We went up the Mourne wall as described by other contributers. While hugging the wall, as described, we noted a clear track not previous...

  
Summit Summary
Seefin Mountain E Top: Up the old bog road.
Collaborative entry Last edit by: melohara 5 days ago.
Car park space at R66276 16811. Over or around the gate and head uphill on a good track that crosses the hill near the summit.On the crest of the hill the summit cairn is over a wall to your right...


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