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CaptainVertigo
2012-04-17 22:52:27
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No Weed Indeed
Young Weed is most welcome on this site, although his athleticism puts the rest of us to shame. He intends to get the County Tops out of the way well before the Olympics and to that end seeks to dispatch Mweelrea (814), Benbaun (729) , Seltannasaggart (County Top of where?) and the Truskmore twins (647) "this weekend". He fears neither exhaustion nor drowning (please see the Met Eireann website). But Cweed rightly seeks guidance on the current state of the Gleniff Valley Wars, not wishing to be the latest casualty. I researched this topic before I tackled the local Arderins last year. There is peace in the valley provided that you respect certain protocols. The Truskmore Route is relatively uncontroversial in that RTE has built a road up to the Truskmore Mast and most folks just walk up that road. I tried to get through to the RTE property department at 7am that Saturday to ask permission but the phone rang out. So I took it that they would not object to a licence payer using the road and there was no trouble. RTE carries on work up there from time to time and to comply with its Health and Safety obligations erects large Keep Out signs. So if you injure yourself you will have no recourse. While studying this submission please listen to the Rev Jimmy Swaggart at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqVgrSO6_fQ
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Summit Comment
Lugnaquilla: A mountain with lots to offer!
Bunsen7 3 hours ago.
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Summit Comment
Tonelagee NE Top: Onwards and upwards
Bunsen7 3 hours ago.
Most of the pictures uploaded rightly focus onview across the lake. This shows walkers assessing the route onwards to Tonelagee.

  
Forum: General
Are there new cairns in Wicklow
wwwalker 22 hours ago.
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Summit Comment
Stoney Top: A haven of peace away from the multitudes!
Colin Murphy 23 hours ago.
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Track
Brockagh Tops
Bunsen7 a day ago.
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Summit Comment
Tonelagee NE Top: Barely recognisable as a separate top
Colin Murphy 23 hours ago.
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Summit Comment
Tonelagee: The perfect beginner's mountain
Colin Murphy a day ago.
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Track
Lake District: Skiddaw via Ullock Pike
Onzy a day ago.
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Summit Summary
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Collaborative entry Last edit by: liz50 a day ago.
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Summit Summary
Cashel Hill: Connemara in the Sun
Collaborative entry Last edit by: liz50 a day ago.
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Summit Summary
Currywongaun: Rough and Rocky
Collaborative entry Last edit by: liz50 5 days ago.
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Track
La Gomera - GR132
GSheehy 3 days ago.
In 1492, Columbus set out from San Sebasti


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