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Conor74
2012-04-24 17:48:19
The Top 100...
...I really like this feature, though to my shame I haven't contributed half enough.

I like the arbitrariness of it all. I mean, an issue like height is cold objective fact, but the fun debate is surely in the subjective, the "what is your favourite....".

And the list throws up some real quirks. Cruach Mhór at a whopping 4th yet the jewel that it looks across at and is dominated by, the Big Gun itself, trailing in 16th. And splitting them for some unfathomable reason. Knocknagree in the top 10. Knocknagree! It's not even surely in anyone's "top 10 at the western end of the Cahas"? And speaking of the Cahas, Hungry Hill only just makes the top 100, at 90th, yet Knockeirky (which is pretty much just a bit of raised bog from its southern aspect) is 14 places better off. Knockeirky would make my "least impressive 5" ranking, marginally higher than the one with the graveyard for JCBs just below the summit. And not a peep from any of the Mangertons, even the highly accessible and attractive Peakeen. Boughil, which can look pretty dramatic, fails to chart. And speaking of dramatic, I cannot believe that Mullaghanattin only comes in 41st. It's Mullaghanattin, it's the most attractive mountain in the country...that's not me confusing the objective with the subjective, that's gotta be official!
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Summit Comment
Divis: Great views
Wilderness 8 hours ago.
Not much of a climb because the car park is quite high up.On a good day the views at the top are amazing. I got a very clear day when I walked to the top last year. Looking in the southerly direct...

  
Summit Comment
Divis: Great views
Wilderness 19 hours ago.
A lovely mountain with great extensive views of Ulster and Scotland. The car park lies south west of the Divis summit and is nearly 300 meters above sea level giving you an easier climb to the top...

  
Track
Seefin SE Top from the South
peter1 a day ago.
This is a short route to take in the SE Top as I had missed it out on previous trips. It's not too difficult to find ... walk, Len: 6.1km, Climb: 261m, Area: Seefin South-East Top, Ballyhoura Mountai

Summit Comment
Knocknadobar: Great views
Wilderness a day ago.
You can park your car on the west side of Knocknadobar either at Coonanna Harbour or the Pilgrims car park. I started my climb up Knocknadobar North Top from the harbour. The beginning of the clim...

  
Summit Comment
Croagh Patrick: Cold climb
Wilderness a day ago.
I was wary of the dark hail clouds that kept hitting the mountain. Some of them looked thundery. Fortunately there was no lightning and a'lot of people about. When the clouds moved away the views ...

  
Summit Comment
Gaugin Mountain: Clear morning
Wilderness a day ago.
We started our climb up this mountain from the minor forest road (south of Gaugins summit). At the top we got one of the most clearest days I've ever seen. We could see all across Ulster: Cuilcagh...

Track
Keeper Hill from Silvermines (Knockanroe Carpark)
caseyc481 5 days ago.
Wanted to climb Keeper Hill from the Silvermines side. Parked at Knockanroe carpark, walking downhill on fire road unt... walk, Len: 14.9km, Climb: 763m, Area: Keeper Hill, Shannon (Ireland) Keeper H

  
Summit Comment
Snowdon - Yr Wyddfa: Romance and Reality
CaptainVertigo 2 days ago.
Peter O'Brien was an Irish lawyer and judge who served as Lord Chief Justice of Ireland between 1889 and 1913. In his lifetime he was universally known as Peter the Packer, due to the skill he had...

  
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HoschIchenheim
HoschIchenheim 3 days ago.
I'm a Hillwalker from the South-West of Germany near the French town of Strasbourg. I'm mainly walking in the Alps, Vosges and Black Forest mountains. So far on two occasions I have been to Kerry,...

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Feeling Blue
mcrtchly 3 days ago.
This is one of the most famous mountain views in Norway of the fishing village of Hamnøy, Lofoten islands with Fellshelltinden mountain (428m) in the background. The rust red cottages are old fish...

  
Summit Comment
Knocknacusha: Nice end to a day out.
muddyboots 4 days ago.
Similar to the other contributors, this is not a single summit day out. I did it after Colly. It's an hour or so with a coffee break. Start at the Ballaghasheen pass (spectacular drive in & out) a...

  
Track
Ballysitteragh Stroll
Bunsen7 a week ago.
A short stroll from the Conor Pass carpark. My plans for greater things fell victim to the inclement weather.Simply st... walk, Len: 7.0km, Climb: 340m, Area: An Bhinn Dubh, Brandon Group (Ireland) A


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