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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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ewen
ewen a day 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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Knockroe: OMG - I forget to check the MV page!
Pepe a day ago.
Decided to make a day out of a Dublin-Waterford drive, despite low-hanging cloud. Knockroe wore a misty white cap as I glanced up from the Sculloge Gap carpark. Planning my attack (so I thought), ...

  
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Bleantasour Mountain: A boggy but short ascent route
Collaborative entry Last edit by: simon3 a day ago.
Go to the forest entrance at S22452 09704. there is room here for a few cars.Walk down the forest track, crossing a ford and follow the track until you can see open ground.Walk south along the edg...

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A handy way up two western Monavulaghs.
simon3 a day ago.
Easy access to the ridge.Improved RouteUsing the hard won experience of others and new forest roads we found a relati... walk, Len: 6.5km, Climb: 263m, Area: Bleantasour Mountain, Comeragh Mountains

  
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Milk Hill: Carry on bagging
Collaborative entry Last edit by: simon3 a day ago.
Go to the forest entrance at S22452 09704. there is room here for a few cars.Walk down the forest track, crossing a ford and follow the track until you can see open ground.Walk uphill to the summi...

  
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Seefin: Fine day spoilt by Scramblers
ewen 2 days ago.
Started at the Coillte gate at 068145 where there is parking for 2 cars. I then followed the forest road around until the first turn off to the left. This takes you along to the fire break/path at...

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Local 97
marymac 3 days ago.
An abstract Artist, Charles Shaw, said "Real happiness consists in not what we actually accomplish, but what we think we accomplish." I moved house. So my Local 100 changed. The new list includes ...

  
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Gortrumnagh: Drive or Walk
sandman 2 days ago.
The gravel track at L6133851903 will bring you up to the second quarry workings allowing you to park at L6213651955 and enter the open hillside via a gate just inside the quarry to the left. No si...

  
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Hacha Grande by following my nose.
jackill a day ago.
walk, Len: 11.5km, Climb: 636m, Area: Spain, Canary Islands ()

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Derrylahan: Coastal Hill
sandman 2 days ago.
As this hill is located in a field covered in gorse bushes the easiest access is via the adjacent land owner. Parking at L6670259115 i was fortunate to bump in to the farmer whose farm yard is loc...

  
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Ballynew: Coastal Hill
sandman 2 days ago.
Park at L6231659377 opposite a very modern designed house and follow the non tared track and as it turns right go straight up hill thru an old overgrown trail still used by some cattle on there ow...

  
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MI: Celebration Ireland's mountain environmen
simon3 6 days ago.
Date: 26-28/05/2017Venue: Cappanalea OETC, Killorgin. Co. KerryTo coincide with National Biodiversity Week, Mountaineering Ireland is hosting a weekend celebration of Irelandís mountain environmen...


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