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simon3: Track 2108 in area near Ben of Howth, East Coast (Ireland)
Short ramble round the Ben of Howth.
Length: 5.0km, Creator time taken: 1h20m, Ascent: 101m,
Descent: 139m

Places: Start at O28650 38540, Ben of Howth, end at Start
Logged as completed by 1
It can be a little tricky to find parking at a busy time so we started from a suburban street.
Reaching the summit with its trig pillar took around 20 minutes. There's a number of other tops around so we tried some of them and came back by a different route.
The Mapnik/OSM layer shows the tracks best for this area including tracks we did not use for this visit.
From the high ground there is a fine view over Ireland's Eye, an island off the coast and near to Howth. There are other views over the city and to the Dublin/ Wicklow mountains.

Uploaded on: Sun, 23 Sep 2012 (20:33:20)
Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/track/2108/  
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