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Onzy: Track 3567 in area near Slieve Carr, North Mayo (Ireland)
Slieve Carr from the east
Length: 11.8km, Creator time taken: 4h15m, Ascent: 639m, Descent: 526m
Places:Start at F95804 15173, Slieve Carr, end at F93290 14885 2.5km W from Start Logged as completed by 1
This route builds on a Simon3 route (trk 1545) which starts further east.
Parking at the end of this minor road is not encouraged as the residents of the Lodge value their privacy. After talking for a while however, we were kindly given permission to drive along the private road which heads directly towards the hill. We followed this road until I felt I could no longer be guaranteed of actually ever getting the car back out - it is rough, deeply pitted and puddled and very soft on the verges - turning, if you continue as far as we did, will be difficult...
This parking place reduces the hill to a reasonably straightforward up and down, though the terrain is tough enough - we followed the Simon3 advice of finding and following the fence running in the direction of the summit, circled the coum for variety and retraced our steps back down
Stats got a bit garbled - The walk took exactly 5 hours
Uploaded on: Sat, 5 Aug 2017 (22:23:36) Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/track/3567/ To download GPS tracks you must be enrolled and logged in. See "Login or enrol", top right - quick and easy.
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