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noucamp
2020-08-19 22:59:23
Irish Peaks - published by Mountaineering Ire
My copy of "Irish Peaks" published by Mountaineering Ireland arrived today. It is a masterpiece, a beautiful book stuffed with useful information.
Well done and congratulations to all concerned
liz50
2020-08-10 13:32:01
"2 Happy Summiteers on Knocknadobar. " from liz50 Contract pics
Picture: 2 Happy Summiteers on Knocknadobar. (Contract pics)

3 lists completed by 2 Mountainviewers in 1 w
On a perfect August day in Kerry we undertook a momentous walk encompassing both Kells mountain summits and the 2 Knocknadobars. Millsd1 completed the VL list on Kells mountain and Geo completed both the 100 highest and VLís on Knocknadobar. Congratulations to both on a magnificent achievement
Bunsen7
2020-07-29 12:23:49
Vandals in Gleniff
Apologies in advance for the rant but I had the misfortune to come across three seemingly abandoned teenage boys at the head of Gleniff Valley on Monday that were busy literally dismantling one of the old buildings stone by stone and throwing fragments of our fragile built history into the field beyond. Thankfully it was not the iconic schoolhouse, but rather a smaller structure very close to that point.

Upon reading these lads the riot act (in the name of anyone with any appreciation for anything) I was surprisingly informed that their parents were off "climbing the mountain" and that they'd been left to their own devices. The devil clearly finds work for idle hands.

If anyone of these parents uses MountainViews I'd appreciate it if you can explain to your children the values of "leave no trace"!

I was also told the parents were not the brave souls that I could see pluckily clutching turf on the 45+ degree ascent to Diarmuid and Grainne's cave in the east face of Annacoona/Slievemore. If anyone has any tales of doing likewise I'm sure it would be very interesting but I certainly concluded that the gradient on the final approach would mean that the cave is beyond the reach of the humble hillwalker, certainly ones that want to descend unharmed!
ciarraioch
2020-07-22 16:45:55
Lost iPhone at Cloon Lough, Iveragh
Folks,
A friend of mine lost his iPhone near the parking spot at the bridge at Lough Cloon. If you found it send me a message please.
Many thanks
BleckCra
2020-07-19 19:44:24
"" from BleckCra Contract pics
Picture: (Contract pics)

Festivals?
In the spirit of complete indolence and psychopathic impatience with online info, perhaps some helpful people could short circuit my angst and advise if they know of any walking festivals likely to survive and happen during the remains of this year.
Thank you in advance.
Onzy
2020-07-09 11:34:14
Conigar SW Top - New Arderin Beg
New Arderin Beg ... following advice from David Guenot and my visit this weekend, we have concluded that Conigar Sw Top meets the map based criteria for inclusion in the Arderin Beg list. Accordingly it has been added to the site.
wicklore
2020-07-06 23:24:54
@Hugh Mangan
Hi Hugh. I suggest a circuit from Taylor's Three Rock pub. From Taylor's walk along the southern boundary of Marlay Park, then follow the Wicklow Way up to Kilmashoge car park. Conti use to follow the Wicklow Way to the col between Fairy Castle and Tibradden. From the col head up to Fairy Castle, then take the north track down past the big communication aerials on the north side of Fairy Castle. Head down to the Three Rock car park then road and path to Taylor's Three Rock Hotel. A few hours at a good pace. Nearly all path, road, forest track and good track.
HughMangan
2020-06-17 10:40:20
Night Time Hike
Hi - can anyone can suggest a good night time walk in and around Dublin/North Wicklow? Looking for a looped walk or an out and back. Moderate difficulty, a few hours approx, as doing with my kids (early teens). I know I can probably do any of the marked walks but there be some more suitable, with better views etc. Thanks!
Bunsen7
2020-04-08 15:51:59
Moon Hurler Picture: Croghan Hill 07042020
https://www.the42.ie/photography-photos-technique-moon-hurler-picture-5069701-Apr2020/

A place I have yet to visit. Article gives interesting background on the planning that went into capturing the image.

Note: not my picture!
simon3
2020-04-01 09:19:05
Covid 19 & 2KM Radiu
Great question moggy40

Can we assume that this 2k must be centred on a regular dwelling place.


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Summit Summary
Tooreen: Easy at first, hellish final climb.
Collaborative entry Last edit by: Colin Murphy a day ago.
Park at R92356 57035, room for 3 cars. This is a forest and wind farm access track although it could be mistaken for a farm road as there are no trees visible at first. There is a pedestrian ...

  
Summit Summary
Foildarg: Summit with some views in overused area near track.
Collaborative entry Last edit by: Colin Murphy a day ago.
From Cappaghwhite village turn north at R88828 47850, passing the school on our right, then turn NNW at R89083 48286 and follow the road towards Cappawhite Wind Farm. The final 1km of this is...

  
Summit Comment
Tooreen: Rough and tumble
Colin Murphy a day ago.
As mentioned in the short summary the first 2km SSW along the track is a pleasant stroll. Then it took me roughly the same time to traverse the final 300m to the summit. The last section from...

Summit Comment
Gortnageragh: Laying down a marker
Colin Murphy a day ago.
This is a nice little hill with good tracks most of the way to the summit, which is marked with a trig pillar. I always think it's nice to reach the top and find it marked in some way, either...

  
Summit Summary
Gortnageragh: Running up that hill
Collaborative entry Last edit by: Colin Murphy a day ago.
Park your car at the forest entrance R87571 52878, room for 5 cars. Walk west along a forest track which narrows and enters more dense forest as it turns sharply south at approx. R85453 52650...

  
Track
Lake District: Hartsop Round
Onzy a week ago.
Round above Hartsop, taking in 4 Wainwrights: Middle Dodd, Red Screes, Little Hart Crag and High Hartsop Dodd.Ver... walk, Len: 12.6km, Climb: 796m, Area: Middle Dodd, Lake District - Eastern Fel|...

Summit Comment
Knockastanna: Winter's coat.
Colin Murphy a day ago.
This otherwise pretty dull hill was presented in a better light by an early frost, clear blue skies and a rising sun. Otherwise it's a fairly unremarkable affair, although a very easy bag, if...

  
Summit Summary
Knockastanna: Barrels of fun
Collaborative entry Last edit by: Colin Murphy a day ago.
Park at the forest entrance R85087 56394 room for 4-5 cars.There is more parking on the left approximately 200 meters to the north.Hop a locked gate and walk directly uphill on the forest tra...

  
Summit Summary
Lyracappul: Scenic lofty peak at western end of Galtee range
Collaborative entry Last edit by: markmjcampion 2 days ago.
Lyracappul is a grassy steep-sided mt at the W end of the well-defined Galteesí ridge. The regular routes present no danger although itís a steep pull-up from the W. Navigational help is prov...

Summit Comment
Lyracappul: From the west
jackill 3 days ago.
Pat crossing a snow drift on the top of Lyracappul in March 2004- started at woods carpark R819 185 on to Temple Hill (where we met the Bishopstown Hillwalking Club- hello to all) then Lyraca...

  
Track
Lake District: Raven Crag
Onzy a week ago.
walk, Len: 5.4km, Climb: 327m, Area: Raven Crag, Lake District - Central & West...

  
Summit Comment
Monabrack: A real sting in the tail.
Harry Goodman 3 days ago.
Climbed Monabrack on 10 10 10 as the fifth and final top of a circuit that also included Temple Hill, Knockaterrif Beg, Lyracappul and Carrignabinnia (For previous part of the route see my co...


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