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Geo
2014-01-10 20:48:29
Newly Added Summits
Context of comment:I see a few comments on the "new" summits on MV, which are positive, but I'm holding my breath until I get some time to look through them and work out is this just a way of increasing summits easily from the armchair, or will we now be chasing ever more impossible moving targets, a bit like trying to establish water charges, perhaps.
I hope we aren't going to be attempting to "summit" tiddlers which by their lowly elevation will create more interface with farmland and therefore either we get some views of the working ends of double barrelled firearms, or we become ever more resourceful finding ways of circumventing such outcomes.
These lower hills may not have the same advantages of having Coillte access or unenclosed land (with generally unhindered access), Yes there are many "Cultural" summits which people have hankered after on these pages, and there are pro's and con's to adding them, but take care with your "culture" you could be "limericked"!
Anyway good luck to the good ship MV as she sails these new waters.
Oh and a happy and safe 2014 to you all from this curmudgeon!
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