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REMEMBER THE VIEW?
I wonder if some of the elite on this site would be interested in coming together, to remind ourselves of the more traditional features of high level hillwalking. Unique characteristics - not marathon running, not fell running, not particularly bagging (whatever any of these are), not scrambling (at least not by that name), not ropes but endorphin driven, pub closing-time driven, lad-ism and lass-ism driven, by Wednesday craving for the mountains driven ............. behaviour.
I am talking about filling a couple of cars enroute to wherever - every cupla weeks or so - or as it takes us.
No measuring heights. No measuring distances. No ticking off. No congratulations. No recollection of any of it other than the experience, the thrill, the buzz and the craic.
In my travels through the mountains of this land, the walking clubs, the festivals, the challenge walks, I can identify maybe up to 50 of the kind of "us" I am talking about.
If any or others are on this website and would be interested in something like the above, give me a shout on the members message service under "Community".
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Galtymore & Galtybeg from King's Yard
conrad1179 2 hours ago.
run, Len: 11.8km, Climb: 670m, Area: Galtymore, Galty Mountains (Ireland) Galty...

  
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Camaderry South East Top: Steep climb, sorry trail, great views.
Collaborative entry Last edit by: simon3 13 hours ago.
There's a number of ways to reach the top such as starting from the main, paying, carpark near the Glendalough lake at around T1115 9635. Going straight up from here more or less north there is an...

  
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Kirikee Mountain: Kirikee from the NW.
simon3 14 hours ago.
From the ridge south of Derrybawn there is this NW view of Kirikee.Courtesy of siteviewer_comreg.ie we can find the owner of this mast: Three Ireland.The amusing conjunction with the cairn below t...

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Brockagh Mountain SE Top: Flattish height NW of Laragh with views, boggy paths a
Collaborative entry Last edit by: simon3, march-fixer 15 hours ago.
Situated at the south eastern tip of a spur from Tonelagee it therefore commands wonderful views out over Laragh to the south east and Glenmacnass valley and waterfall to the north. Glendalough is...

  
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BRANDON HILL - THE QUICK WAY
David-Guenot 2 days ago.
A steep but quick ascent along the forestry on rocky terrain, along what I believe has been dug as a firebreak rather ... walk, Len: 5.0km, Climb: 305m, Area: Brandon Hill, South Midlands (Ireland) B

  
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Inishmeane: The concrete road thru the village
magicstep 3 days ago.
Part of the village, about 10 houses in total.

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Carrickarede: Island.
sandman 2 days ago.
Carrickarede island is connected to the mainland by the world famous Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge. One of Northern Ireland's top tourist attractions it is operated by the National Trust but unfortun...

  
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Inishmeane: Not much to do, a tranquil place.
magicstep 3 days ago.
Visited in 2014. There's a sandy beach and a solid pier with slipway and a picnic table facing the mainland. The road from the pier all the way thru the village is a robust concrete one, but it's ...

  
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Inishsirrer: Deserted village
magicstep 3 days ago.
Mainland on the horizon (left and right)

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BLACKSTAIRS CHALLENGE 2017 - A PEAK-BAGGER'S ROUTE
David-Guenot 2 days ago.
walk, Len: 34.1km, Climb: 1629m, Area: Black Rock Mountain, Blackstairs Mountai...

  
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Inishsirrer: The only building that is not a ruin.
magicstep 3 days ago.
Surprisingly Donegal islands have a very good mobile internet reception, sometimes better than in an office in Dublin.

  
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Inishsirrer: Part of a road from the past
magicstep 3 days ago.
There's a salty tidal lake on the island.


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