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wicklore
2008-12-19 21:16:34
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Remembering rmilne
Anyone looking for a heroic tale of overcoming great odds to conquer a mountain could do worse than read rmilne’s post on Mount Leinster. (19th Nov ’04)
If you want a laugh join him as he battles his way up the tarmac road to the summit, wondering if he will make it or will a bear leap out and get him. The slight frost has him wishing he had brought crampons. I return to this post again and again for a laugh, as it puts into perspective how straightforward the ascent of some Irish hills can be. It is made all the more poignant by the fact that rmilne died on Mount Everest on June 5th ’05, having climbed the highest point of every continent. (more information on his user profile page)
For me, a relative newcomer to MV and one who tends to walk alone, it is great to be a part of this community. I just wanted to take the opportunity to recall a member I never met but who lives on through his MV posts.
Happy Christmas to all of you out there, and particularly to the maintainers of this fantastic site!
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The Sturrall
Peter Walker a few minutes ago.
walk, Len: 9.1km, Climb: 268m, Area: Donegal Islands (Ireland)

  
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Croaghavehy
Peter Walker a few minutes ago.
As prescribed by Mr Sandman. Parked at the Glengesh viewpoint (where I got to admire some quite astonishing car positi... walk, Len: 3.0km, Climb: 114m, Area: Croaghavehy, Donegal SW (Ireland) Croagh

  
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Great Saltee Island: Bird's Glare
simon3 less than an hour ago.
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Cnoc Mordáin: Long Connemara Summer Evening
fieldoptic 4 days 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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Awkward access to a small but rugged summit
madfrankie 9 hours ago.
Despite it's modest 405m height, Croaghacullin is not the easiest hill to climb, or indeed to find. There may be other... walk, Len: 3.9km, Climb: 255m, Area: Croaghacullin, Donegal SW (Ireland) Croa

  
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Table Mountain Loop including the Air Crash Site from 1957
Tobi 18 hours ago.
A beautiful loop walk taking in Sugarloaf, Lobawn, Table Mountain West Top and Table Mountain. From Table Mountain, in... walk, Len: 17.5km, Climb: 672m, Area: Sugarloaf, Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland) Sug

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Corranabinnia Horseshoe
Peter Walker 2 days ago.
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Object to very high windfarm in Sperrins?
simon3 2 days ago.
Mountaineering Ireland is considering submitting an objection to a revised application for the Doraville Wind Farm in the Sperrins, on the grounds of visual impact and detraction from the walking/...

  
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Cnoc Lios Uachtair: Connemara in the round
fieldoptic 4 days 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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Near Glendoo Mountain, Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland)
Tobi 2 days ago.
walk, Len: 18.2km, Climb: 625m, Area: Glendoo Mountain, Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland...

  
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Ballinacorbeg: Worth a brief visit
Bunsen7 a week ago.
Pleasantly surprised by this, could clearly see Lugnaquilla and Croaghanmoira, as well as numerous other summits, slightly awkward entry into the fields just west of the forest which don't appear ...

  
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Glendalough Larger Loop
t.prewitz 2 days ago.
walk, Len: 24.6km, Climb: 828m, Area: Camaderry South East Top, Dublin/Wicklow ...


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