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Conor74
2012-05-02 21:08:59
My top 5
1. Mullaghanattin. It just looks so attractive. It looks almost Alpine. It's the gateway to the Dunkerrons. It is exposed and testing and reaching the top gives a nice feeling of achievement. And even though you can park at the foot at Ballaghbeama and start with a fine scramble, it's one of the less visited peaks as all roads around here lead to the Reeks.

2. The Hag's Tooth. For a sheer adrenaline rush, you can't beat standing at the top. Reaching it, seeing the drop on each side...it's the dolly zoom effect that faced Police Chief Brody on the beach in Jaws, everything just suddenly falls away. It is exposed with a capital E.

3. The Big Gun. Its all about the challenge to get there, one of the finest ridges I've been on.

4. The Faha Ridge. You may have guessed from 2 and 3 that I like exposure and I like a ridge (ooeerr matron). There are 1 or 2 sections here that get the heart thumping. I like that.

5. Was thinking of the Bones. But gonna plump for the two that overlook my house, the ones that started my interest in hillwalking, Peaken and Knockanaguish in the Western Mangerton area. Yeah I know it's two, but they kinda mirror each other and go hand in hand. Wherever I am in South Kerry or West Cork, invariably I scan for a glimpse of them. They are...home...
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Summit Comment
Crockmain: A Great Viewpoint
Aidy a day ago.
The final summit of a day spent walking from Mamore Gap over Croaghcarragh and Urris Hills, back to the gap, then up to Mamore Hill and this peak. I had planned to continue to Raghtin More, but th...

  
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Mamore Hill: Part Of A Brilliant Ridge Of Hills
Aidy a day ago.
Tackled after walking Croaghcarragh and Urris Hills on the other side of Mamore Gap, and before continuing on as far as Crockmain, this was one the best days I've spent in the hills. Even a bit of...

  
Summit Comment
Croaghcarragh: Seems Grander Than It Is
Aidy a day ago.
Climbed on the way to the Urris HIlls from Mamore Gap, and like all the hills on both sides of the gap, I was captivated by the rugged terrain and the amazing views. All these hills have the feel ...

Summit Comment
Urris Hills: Magnificence Beyond Its Height
Aidy a day ago.
I've had the group of hills around here on my list for a while, as it looks spectacular from other mountains, or from nearby along the coast, and it doesn't disappoint when you actually get up the...

  
Forum: General
Are there new cairns in Wicklow
wwwalker 2 days ago.
Is it my imagination or are there some new cairns appearing in Wicklow recently. There are small ones at point 702 ( T043 980) marking the turn for the lugduff ridge and at T086 975) marking the d...

  
Track
Brockagh Tops
Bunsen7 2 days ago.
Similar track to a number of others which I used for guidance. Parked at the forest entrance having turned up at the ... walk, Len: 14.5km, Climb: 517m, Area: Brockagh Mountain SE Top, Dublin/Wicklow

Summit Comment
Brandon Hill: The Barrow way
Kennyj a day ago.
Brandon hill viewed from St Mullins before starting the barrow way walk to graignemanagh,highly recommended,super views and peaceful surroundings.

  
Track
Lake District: Skiddaw via Ullock Pike
Onzy 3 days ago.
Classic route in the lakes... walk, Len: 15.3km, Climb: 1062m, Area: Ullock Pike, Lake District - Northern Fe...

  
Summit Comment
Lugnaquilla: A mountain with lots to offer!
Bunsen7 a day ago.
Since starting my hillwalking in 2015 I have been up Lug a number of times. Mostly it has been totally misted over by the time I reach or just after reaching the summit. Once it mists over the mou...

Summit Comment
Tonelagee NE Top: Onwards and upwards
Bunsen7 a day ago.
Most of the pictures uploaded rightly focus onview across the lake. This shows walkers assessing the route onwards to Tonelagee.

  
Track
La Gomera - GR132
GSheehy 4 days ago.
In 1492, Columbus set out from San Sebasti

  
Summit Comment
Stoney Top: A haven of peace away from the multitudes!
Colin Murphy 2 days ago.
The final top on a pleasant 3-summit loop, taking in Tonelagee NE, Tonelagee and this, and then descending around the pretty Lough Ouler back to Glenmacnass carpark. The summit is a rounded bump i...


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