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simon3
2017-05-17 13:46:35
MI: Celebration Ireland's mountain environmen
Date: 26-28/05/2017
Venue: Cappanalea OETC, Killorgin. Co. Kerry
To coincide with National Biodiversity Week, Mountaineering Ireland is hosting a weekend celebration of Irelandís mountain environment, based at Cappanalea Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Killorglin, Co. Kerry from 26th to 28th May 2017.

The overall aim of the Mountain Environment weekend is to celebrate what makes Irelandís mountains special, by sharing knowledge of the mountain environment through illustrated talks, and by spending time exploring the mountains and discussing what we see and hear.

Rather than focusing on a single aspect of the mountain environment such as geology or plants, this weekend will promote understanding of natureís interconnectedness by involving people from different disciplines such as botany, biology, ornithology, geography and geology. Consideration will also be given to how best to protect the special qualities of Irelandís mountains and upland areas.

The event is delivered in conjunction with Cappanalea OETC, Killarney National Park Education Centre, and the MacGillycuddy Reeks Mountain Access Forum, with input from a number of individuals with expertise on different aspects of the mountain environment.

This event is intended for: environmental officers within Mountaineering Ireland clubs; mountain training providers; hillwalking club leaders; walking guides and other Mountaineering Ireland members with an interest in learning about the mountain environment and sharing that knowledge with others.

More here:

http://www.mountaineering.ie/events/2013/default.aspx?iid=1062
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Bleantasour Mountain: A boggy but short ascent route
Collaborative entry Last edit by: simon3 3 days ago.
Go to the forest entrance at S22452 09704. there is room here for a few cars.Walk down the forest track, crossing a ford and follow the track until you can see open ground.Walk south along the edg...

  
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Milk Hill: Carry on bagging
Collaborative entry Last edit by: simon3 3 days ago.
Go to the forest entrance at S22452 09704. there is room here for a few cars.Walk down the forest track, crossing a ford and follow the track until you can see open ground.Walk uphill to the summi...

  
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Montana Roja
jackill 3 days ago.
walk, Len: 7.9km, Climb: 272m, Area: Spain, Canary Islands ()

Forum: General
MI: Celebration Ireland's mountain environmen
simon3 a week ago.
Date: 26-28/05/2017Venue: Cappanalea OETC, Killorgin. Co. KerryTo coincide with National Biodiversity Week, Mountaineering Ireland is hosting a weekend celebration of Irelandís mountain environmen...

  
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Islands, islands, Irish islands.
simon3 2 weeks ago.
Some background. MountainViews has had some islands for many years, for example we have had say Inishnabro, a mountain of the coast of Dingle in SW Ireland. It wasn't so much we had this place as ...

  
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Seefin: Fine day spoilt by Scramblers
ewen 3 days ago.
Started at the Coillte gate at 068145 where there is parking for 2 cars. I then followed the forest road around until the first turn off to the left. This takes you along to the fire break/path at...

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Gortrumnagh: Drive or Walk
sandman 3 days ago.
The gravel track at L6133851903 will bring you up to the second quarry workings allowing you to park at L6213651955 and enter the open hillside via a gate just inside the quarry to the left. No si...

  
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An alternative to Peter Walkers route
thomas_g 3 days ago.
walk, Len: 16.4km, Climb: 867m, Area: Benleagh, Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland) Benlea...

  
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Derrylahan: Coastal Hill
sandman 3 days ago.
As this hill is located in a field covered in gorse bushes the easiest access is via the adjacent land owner. Parking at L6670259115 i was fortunate to bump in to the farmer whose farm yard is loc...

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Ballynew: Coastal Hill
sandman 3 days ago.
Park at L6231659377 opposite a very modern designed house and follow the non tared track and as it turns right go straight up hill thru an old overgrown trail still used by some cattle on there ow...

  
Forum: General
For Clarification.
sandman a week ago.
Some island bagging sites classify islands off our shores as no less than 1/2 an acre ,others classify all ie large rocks. Some sites regard the Island as having been bagged if you just stand on t...

  
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Do NOT descend via this route, it's far too dangerous - go up & down same way
thomas_g 3 days ago.
walk, Len: 9.9km, Climb: 357m, Area: Eagles Nest, Purple Mountain (Ireland) Eag...


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