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CaptainVertigo
2012-10-28 00:45:13
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Take on Me - Owenglin
Five months ago mcrtchly and kernowclimber uploaded their super video "Owenglin Circuit Twelve Bens Galway". I love it . I also love the fact that on average it has been viewed 100 times a month. That's the beauty of YouTube. I magine making your mountain movie and hiring the village hall and putting posters up and so forth. Could you get 100 people into the hall...once...never mind once a month? Hardly. Thanks to the age in which we live we have enthusiasts making high quality low budget movies accessible to all. Its a great way for supporters of minority sports to stay in touch - just like here on MountainViews I suppose. And there are refinements you can bring to the published product. One of the fun things you can do is to run two YouTube videos simultaneously in order to watch the images from one with the sound of the other. Which brings me to the point. After a few beers this evening I tried out various audio dubbings on the Owenglin masterpiece. I usually use classical pieces but this evening I tried A-ha "Take on Me". In my opinion it works magnificiently. Try it! Open the two videos listed underneath, mute the sound on the Owenglin film, run it past the map section at the beginning, and then let the sound rip on the A-ha video. Somehow the lively music chimes magnificently with the pep in their steps approach of our two walkers.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0sRVv0pmIvY&feature=fvwrel
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djV11Xbc914&feature=endscreen&NR=1
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Central Dingle Quartet from Anascaul
Bunsen7 a day ago.
Follow the track from Anascaul lake car park northwards up onto the mountain plateau.Track leads northwards from lake... walk, Len: 15.8km, Climb: 949m, Area: Stradbally Mountain, Central Dingle (Ire

  
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Seefin Mountain W Top: Bog and rough ground.
Collaborative entry Last edit by: melohara 2 days ago.
Car park space at R66276 16811. Over or around the gate and head uphill on a good track that crosses the hill near the summit of Seefin Mountain East top.Follow the track on downhill from the cres...

  
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Pic du Midi d'Ossau
David-Guenot a day ago.
The idea came from my 60-year-old, freshly retired neighbour, as we and some other members of the local badminton club m walk, Len: 16.2km, Climb: 1353m, Area: France, Nouvelle-Aquitaine ()

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Seefin Mountain E Top: Up the old bog road.
Collaborative entry Last edit by: melohara 2 days ago.
Car park space at R66276 16811. Over or around the gate and head uphill on a good track that crosses the hill near the summit.On the crest of the hill the summit cairn is over a wall to your right...

  
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Seefin South-East Top: Seefin South East Top is easily visited
Collaborative entry Last edit by: melohara 2 days ago.
Seefin South East Top is easily visited from the track leading to Seefin Mountain East Top and Seefin Mountain West Top which starts st R66276 16811. Just follow the track to R65202 17892 from whe...

  
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Carnaween: The visitors book box near the summit
Aidy 6 days ago.
Just wanted to show the brilliantly constructed little box which contains the visitors book. It was too wet and windy on my visit to take it out and risk ruining it. A few shafts of light breaking...

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Carnaween: Bad Weather Adding Drama To Great Views
Aidy 6 days ago.
I used the commonly taken route from Disert Graveyard (worth a visit in its own right) over ground that was alternatively boggy or pretty steep. It was freezing cold in these parts, with a strong ...

  
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Pic Rouge de Bassiès
David-Guenot 2 days ago.
This was the first of the two big hikes I did in the Pyrenees in summer 2016. Hiking in the summer often means a sunny d walk, Len: 16.3km, Climb: 1342m, Area: France, Midi-Pyr?n?es ()

  
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Corrin: A family stroll.
David-Guenot a week ago.
Climbed this hill in November 2014, with a friend who used to live in the area. Starting at the Coillte car park, we did a nice loop on the forest paths, circling around the hill in an anticlockwi...

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MV Mountain Gathering 2017
Onzy 5 days ago.
Always a great night ... all welcome.

  
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Luggala: Fancy View from White Hill
davsheen 2 weeks ago.
Autumn's evening view across to Luggala/Fancy from White Hill on route down from Djouce using the Wicklow Way boardwalk section.

  
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Binn Charrach: The peat-hag capital of Connemara
markwallace 2 weeks ago.
The descent from Benbaun to the R344 via Knockpasheemore/Binn Charrach is hard going after a day in the Bens. The Knockpasheemore ridge looks nice and flat from below, but is boggy, undulating and...


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