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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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jackill 2 hours ago.
Well done Simon, the first of many we hope. It's some small recognition for the amount of work that you put into keeping the show on the road for all of us members.

  
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Nephin Beg: Challenging walk bagging two remote summits
Collaborative entry Last edit by: Colin Murphy 2 days ago.
There are several approaches to Nephin Beg, the usual one being from the car park at F97144 05177 then proceed up the Bangor Trail. This route however involves a very challenging day taking in S...

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Slieve Carr: Ireland's two most remote peaks in one day
Colin Murphy 2 days ago.
We set ourselves the challenge of bagging Slieve Carr and Nephin Beg in the same day in October, which required a car at either end of the route. Started at 7.45 am, parking at the end of a narrow...

  
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Ballywhite Hill
Peter Walker 2 days ago.
Mr Goodman's route rendered in map form. Once over the gate walk, Length:2.3km, Climb: 29m, Area: Ballywhite Hill, Belfast Hills (Ireland) Ballywhit

  
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4 over 600m (+1!) in Glenbeigh
Onzy 2 days ago.
Route taking in Keamconneragh, Teeromoyle Mtn, Coomacarrea, walk, Length:15.9km, Climb: 862m, Area: Keamconneragh, Glenbeigh Horseshoe (Ireland) Kea

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Knockmealdown: A tough ascent from all sides
Collaborative entry Last edit by: CaptainVertigo 6 days ago.
The most travelled routes to this summit are from the direction of the Sugarloaf. Starting at the Vee, where there is lots of room to park safely by the roadside, and heading up the rough, often ...

  
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Slieve Carr: The most remote cottage in Ireland?
Colin Murphy 2 days ago.
On our approach to Slieve Carr we came across the ruins of the cottage in the picture at point 895 100, which appears to be of pre-Famine vintage. There is no visible track approaching it and the ...

  
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Cullen Hill
Peter Walker 2 days ago.
An illustration of the route. walk, Length:2.0km, Climb: 56m, Area: Cullen Hill, Fermanagh/S Tyrone (Ireland) Cullen Hill

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Knocknashee: Trig support required!
eamonoc 6 days ago.
Climbed on 15/10/2014. Started at G 56332 18935, parked on roadside verge beside some old farm bulidings. Following directions of a Sligo Spur Walks, well made route card was able to ascend easily...

  
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PMG Walk 57 - Waterville Loop
simoburn 5 days ago.
PMG Walk 57 - Waterville Loop. Turned out a little bigger th walk, Length:49.2km, Climb: 2081m, Area: Farraniaragh Mountain, Dunkerron Mountains (Irel

  
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Slieve Main: On the main
Collaborative entry Last edit by: simon3 a week 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 ...


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