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mcrtchly: Track 2898 in area near Faill an tSáis, Brandon Group (Ireland)
A circuit of the Brandon Group
Length: 39.2km, Creator time taken: 53h 1m, Ascent: 1931m,
Descent: 1938m

Places: Start at Q51033 11507, Faill an tSáis, Masatiompan, Piaras Mor thuaidh barr, Piaras Mór, Brandon Far North Top, Brandon North Top, Brandon, Brandon South Top, Brandon Peak, Gearhane, An Scraig, Beennabrack, An Bhinn Dubh, end at Start
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This route covers most of the summits of the Brandon Group (except the two along the Faha Ridge). It is a long route which could conceivably be done in a day with light packs. However, we wished to test out our camping and other equipment prior to some wilderness trekking overseas later this summer, whilst at the same time videoing the route, hence we camped out for two nights along the way and the time we took is reflected in our desire to wild camp and wait for the right light conditions etc. For details of our 3-day trek and wild camping see http://kernowclimber.blogspot.ie/2015/04/trekking-and-wild-camping-in-brandon.html
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Uploaded on: Tue, 7 Apr 2015 (13:51:41)
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