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wicklore
2013-03-01 14:27:41
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Someone loves the fauna, not the flora
On a recent walk of Mangerton I came across this scene at the start of my walk at the northern approach to the mountain where the trail begins that leads up to the Devils Punch Bowl. There is an A4 sheet of paper pasted to a tree overhanging the little stream. The A4 sheet of paper contains a number of images of wildlife and is an advertisement for the services of a wildlife photographer.

As I put on my boots I idly wondered how the person was able to reach across the stream to stick up the poster, as an approach from behind the tree didnít look feasible. Thatís when I took in the wider picture and realised that a number of branches in front of the poster were snapped and hanging down Ė as if to indicate that someone had put a ladder or board across the stream and leaned on the branches to put up the poster. The poster is up too high to make standing in the stream to put it up unlikely.

Now I accept there could be other explanations, and thatís why I wonít name the photographer, but is it possible that a wildlife photographer might have broken these branches in the process of advertising their wildlife photography? If not, who else might have broken them, right in front of the poster?
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Forum: General
Enchanted Rock, Texas
Colin Murphy less than an hour ago.
Most of Texas is as flat as a pancake, except for a large region to the NW called the Davis Mountains. But to the NW of Austin thereís a large upland area known as Texas Hill Country, comparable i...

  
Summit Summary
Common Mountain: Broad Top with Steep Ground to North and East
Collaborative entry Last edit by: Colin Murphy, Onzy an hour ago.
Common Mountain is isolated from most other hills by its location in the apex of a narrow fork of land, where the N56 meets the R230.For the easiest ascent, it is hard to ignore the lay-by parking...

  
Summit Comment
Croaghconnellagh: Tough but impressive top
Colin Murphy an hour ago.
There's no easy way up this hill as it is pretty isolated from everything around it in terms of elevation and pretty much every side of it is steep. In fact some approaches are precipitous. I had ...

Summit Comment
Croaghanirwore: Wilderness awaits
Colin Murphy an hour ago.
One of the unfortunate things about this fine mountain is that although it is in close proximity to other summits, is that it is necessary to lose a great amount of the climbing you've already don...

  
Summit Summary
Croaghnageer: Short hop from East top.
Collaborative entry Last edit by: Colin Murphy an hour ago.
See comment for Croaghnageer East top for initial ascent. From the East top turn NW for about 300m before heading SW up a gently rising slope for roughly 400m to reach the main top. Summit is a mi...

  
Summit Summary
Croaghnageer East Top: Approach from Barnesmore Gap.
Collaborative entry Last edit by: Colin Murphy 2 hours ago.
There is a large car park on the N15 at H043 873. Walk a few metres up the road to the right and you will see a substantial track across the road. Follow this track for about 1.5km, (which inciden...

Summit Summary
Brown's Hill: Fine hill with well defined summit.
Collaborative entry Last edit by: Colin Murphy 2 hours ago.
There is a large car park on the N15 at H043 873. Walk a few metres up the road to the right and you will see a substantial track across the road. Follow this track for about 1.5km, (which inciden...

  
Track
Glendalough Circuit
osullivanm 6 hours ago.
This was a reconnaissance to include Camaderry and the Derrybawn ridge in one route. walk, Len: 17.4km, Climb: 889m, Area: Camaderry Mountain, Dublin/Wicklow (Irela...

  
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Laghtshanaquilla North-East Top: Rocky Top.
sandman 7 hours ago.
Access via the forest entrance on left at R9891428087 which although has a barrier is not locked according to locals this will allow you to drive up to the mast and just past it at R9690927255 a t...

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Benard: Improved Views
sandman 7 hours ago.
As a result of tree felling the views from the top of Benard are now fairly good and Coillte have now constructed a road to the top with a turning area at the summit.

  
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Slievenaglogh: The Trig is the Top!
Trailtrekker 18 hours ago.
Of the January 2014 Binnion additions this has to be one of the best and well done to those who added it. Of those who have been out there early doors I hope that you visited the trig point, as th...

  
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Carrauntoohil on a fine august day
Astrofizz01 a day ago.
I climbed Carrantuohil on Sat. The 15th of Aug. with some friends from work . We went up via the zigzags and over the top of Cnoc an Toinne and returned by the same route. We were blessed with gre...


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