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david kirk
2008-02-02 23:16:32
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Trassey boulder
Re Genie's 'Who done it? comment, the colapse of this great boulder by the Trassey track is yet more evidence of the effect changing weather patterns are having on our upland landscapes. Gone are the good old soggy and foggy days all-year-round, now the rain comes in short torrential storms and the water has scary erosional powers. The white area on the right of this boulder was until recently where it was held fast by the glacial till that covers this part of the Mournes but the water from a recent storm undercut it and it collapsed into what is now a veritable canyon at the side of the Trassey track. It's happening everywhere - up by the Bloody Bridge river there are three feet deep gullies that a few years ago were just faint tracks through the heather. Between global warming and our big feet we are doing some damage!
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Binn Mhairg: Nice little loop walk
fkaatje less than an hour ago.
In October 2009 I first visited Binn Mhairg and have been back a few times since to this little gem. After studying the map and observing the terrain, I opted for a nice little loop walk from the ...

  
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Dereenavurrig Hill: Notoriously difficult summit viewed.
simon3 17 hours ago.
Knockanamadane provides a place to view Dereenavurrig from a safe distance over the Sneem River.

  
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Rossmore Island: Not a great walking place.
simon3 a day ago.
Visiting this island by foot, bike or car is easy but essentially the road is surrounded by private properties giving no access to the coastlineThe highpoint is pronably reachable but didn't look ...

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Knockanamadane, the spectacular viewing platform, from the south.
simon3 18 hours ago.
walk, Len: 5.4km, Climb: 256m, Area: Knockanamadane, Dunkerron Mountains (Irela...

  
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Croghan Hill: In the Steps of Old Croghan Man
ladyhawke1003 3 days ago.
Croghan Hill is one of the main reasons I came to Ireland. I am researching Old Croghan Man for a book. Even with Mel's precise directions we had a little trouble finding the community centre. It ...

  
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Great Saltee Island: Bird's Glare
simon3 5 days ago.
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Free Bus Service in the Nephew Begs
madfrankie 3 days ago.
This from The Wild Nephew Beg Mountains Facebook page: The new free bus service is up and running that was set up to ferry people around the Nephin beg wilderness, So far take up on the bus has be...

  
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Curra Hill: Cloudy Climb
andreos97 a week ago.
Fantastic walk, personally feel it's best starting your approach from Glenbeigh village and heading up through the forest as it's quite well signposted. Once leaving the cover of the trees, we wer...

  
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Ascent through King's Mountain gully
jpuigsegur a day ago.
This is a solo ascent to the peak close to King's mountain from Glencar Valley. It was inspired by track 1337, but climb walk, Len: 4.6km, Climb: 379m, Area: Dartry Mountains (Ireland)

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Cnoc Lios Uachtair: Connemara in the round
fieldoptic a week ago.
An easy to access and navigate hill, well worth it for its central position and views in every direction. Park as previously suggested at L8530 4820 and head north east before swinging north. The ...

  
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Sheep's Head Ramble...
Onzy 3 days ago.
walk, Len: 8.4km, Climb: 237m, Area: Cork Islands (Ireland)

  
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Cnoc Mordáin: Long Connemara Summer Evening
fieldoptic a week ago.
Though the road near L88003920 appears unfenced you will encounter a fence very soon after leaving the road. This fence extends along this back road, Bothar na Scrathóg and keeps cattle in typical...


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