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simon3: Track 1696 in area near Muskeagh Hill, Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland)
Muskeagh Ballycumber combination walk.
Length: 18.0km, Creator time taken: 5h 9m, Ascent: 668m,
Descent: 669m

Places: Start at S99627 73182, Muskeagh Hill, Ballycumber Hill, end at T03691 79123 7.2km NE from Start
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This linear route takes in Muskeagh Hill, a smaller summit in South Wicklow and then links to Ballycumber Hill using part of the Wicklow Way. The route up Muskeagh through the forest avoids farmland. On the way down, keep to the left of the fence to avoid farmland (though in fact the owner of the farm appear friendly to walkers.)
The Wicklow Way section starts on the picturesque "Muskeagh Boreen", sometimes very muddy underfoot and emerges on public tarmac roads as shown. Cross the river as shown, still on the Wicklow Way taking a sharp right turn to go SE and then gradually more northerly passing through the beech forest at Mangans. This is interesting at any time of year, but particularly in May when the leaves are coming out. Continue round the track as shown, taking a steep left turn to sharply ascend a path beside a fence to Garryhoe (397m) from which Ballycumber Hill can be seen. There are great views east towards Annagh Hill, Croghan Kinsella and Moneyteige.
The rest of the route takes in the main north south ridge of Ballycumber taking a sharp turn east through mature Sitka spruce trees (as of 2012) down to a forest road leading out the public road.

Uploaded on: Sun, 20 May 2012 (18:57:17)
Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/track/1696/  
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