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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 Summary
Slieve Main: Inishowen's second mountain.
Collaborative entry Last edit by: simon3 20 hours ago.
Parking in a small quarry 3km to the east at point C444 372, cross the smaller top of Damph and then head north, curving around the valley until you cross a fence at C425 380 then begin to ascend ...

  
Track
Inishowen Slieve Snaght from the north.
simon3 20 hours ago.
This linear walk route starts from the north and includes the two Arderins and one Vandeleur-Lynam in the area. It sta... walk, Len: 9.3km, Climb: 515m, Area: Slieve Snaght, Inishowen (Ireland) Sliev

  
Summit Comment
Castlemahon Mountain: My outing to Castlemahon summit.
Ulsterpooka 4 days ago.
I followed Peter Walkers route and asked permission to walk to the summit mast. The person was very friendly and accommodating. I parked at the last house in what is a four house dwelling lane. Th...

Summit Comment
Caoinkeen South-East Top: Caoinkeen
davsheen 5 days ago.
View of Caoinkeen from Gougane Barra Horseshoe walk

  
Track
Cruach Eoghanach
Peter Walker a day ago.
Cruach Eoghanach is a handy outing on the days when you get out of the car, feel the force of the wind and rain, look... walk, Len: 10.4km, Climb: 329m, Area: Cruach Eoghanach, S Donegal/W Tyrone (Ir

  
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High Mountains of Britain and Ireland, The by Butterfield, Irvine
Peter Walker 2 days ago.
Long out of print, but well worth seeking out by the serious hillwalker (especially if they visit Britain as well as Ireland), this is a gloriously impractical guide to all of the 3000ft mountains...

Summit Comment
Knockatee: October Cahas Walk
davsheen 5 days ago.
View over Kenmare Bay from Knockatee Summit Co. Kerry

  
Track
Pics de Batoua
David-Guenot 3 days ago.
walk, Len: 18.3km, Climb: 1672m, Area: France, Occitanie ()

  
Summit Summary
Mullagh More: Iconic hill with waymarked ways.
Collaborative entry Last edit by: simon3 5 days ago.
There is a way marked route up this iconic mountain. To get to the start drive out of Corofin in the direction of Kilfenora. After less than 2 miles turn right at a sign for 'Kilnaboy Church and S...

Track
Amalfi: Ravello to Minori
Onzy 4 days ago.
walk, Len: 3.5km, Climb: 12m, Area: Italy, Campania ()

  
Forum: General
Absence Makes The Heart Grow Fonder
CaptainVertigo 4 days ago.
I did my last walk in April and between work and family have not been out since.. I feel my absence from the mountains like a dull ache, a loss, a bereavement. Meanwhile everyone tells me that I a...

  
Forum: Suggestions
Islands and their highpoints. Two ticks.
simon3 4 days ago.
We have now introduced a means of separately logging that you have reached an island. This is in addition to reaching a feature on the island, usually the highest point on the island.So were you t...


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