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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.
moggy40
2020-04-01 09:13:09
Covid 19 & 2KM Radius
Given that we are all restricted to a 2KM radius for exercise activity, where in Ireland would be the best place to be located, your starting point for your walk must be within your radius, and be able to bag as many tops as possible
Colin Murphy
2020-03-18 14:31:40
Covid19 and Hillwalking
https://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/coronavirus-concern-over-lack-of-social-distancing-during-outdoor-walks-1.4205805
paulaw001
2020-02-19 15:39:15
BLACKSTAIRS CHALLENGE
Does anybody have the new 31 km trail for the Blackstairs Challenge

Thx
Paula
simon3
2020-02-17 10:36:31
Considering changing email address?
Recently Eir, the Irish telco, have announced that their previously "free" email service with "eircom.net" domain name will now have a monthly charge. Many are surprised or annoyed at this some even outraged. Email should be "free", right? Many immediately want to change their email address to something different that is apparently "free". However providing email isn't free particularly with the need to filter email against spam or phishing attacks and with the increasing volume of traffic.

You need ask yourself, who is paying for your email and who is the customer? "Free" services read your email and note who you are communicating with. This information is valuable and is often sold for marketing and political purposes. It is as if all your paper mail was intercepted through a service that photocopied the content and sold the information to the highest bidders.

MountainViews isn't a privacy pressure group and so we don't have reams of evidence to hand about this, but here is just one link that I came across last week: https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/pkekmb/free-email-apps-spying-on-you-edison-slice-cleanfox

If you use a "free" service you and society will pay for it. Your private information will become your email suppliers product to be used at best for intrusive marketing targetting but at worst, far worse, think Stasi. If you remain with a supplier such as Eircom.net then this is subject to European GDPR and you remain the customer.

There are other options such as outlined here blacknight.blog/thoughts-on-eir-charging-for-free-email-and-the-importance-of-owning-your-online-identity.html?mc_cid=ffbcac062e&mc_eid=065bb85b97'Blacknight who have an article here.

For a free option that reputedly doesn't sell your information you could try gmx.com. We understand this is based in Germany and so you are protected by GDPR.

MountainViews will accept whatever email address you choose to set which you can do using the Settings option at top right.
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mcrtchly
2020-02-15 23:30:20
"Aghlas, Muckish and Dooish from Mount Errigal" from mcrtchly Contract pics
Picture: Aghlas, Muckish and Dooish from Mount Errigal (Contract pics)

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Tried to put this into comments but always fails to upload. Works OK in Motley Views. Any ideas why? I'm uploading via 3 Ireland mobile network
liz50
2020-02-04 17:39:40
IT’S NOT TOO LATE!
Latest MountainViews walk is on Saturday 8th February (postponed from January due to adverse weather). A traverse of the main Knockmealdowns ridge. Followed by dinner and refreshments in Clonmel. For details contact Liz at elizabethashton2014@outlook.com
liz50
2020-01-30 17:20:39
Knockmealdowns walk
Mountainviews members (and friends) meetup walk will now take place on Saturday 8th February along the Knockmealdowns ridge.
If you are interested and would like further details please contact Liz at elizabethashton2014@outlook.com
chelman7
2020-01-25 20:39:53
Topo UK and Ireland v8
My Garmin handheld GPS uses the Topo UK and Ireland v6. I see that v8 is now available on the garmin website.
Does anyone know if there is much difference between the versions?


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Forum: Suggestions
New elevation display for shared tracks.
simon3 2 months ago.
When a track is displayed it can be useful to see a representation of the ascents and descents.MountainViews now includes a graph or outline of the height that a track reaches at different points ...

  
Track
SLIEVE SNAGHT LOOP
David-Guenot 2 months ago.
A classic route in the Derryveagh along the Slieve Snaght ridge, taking in 6 summits. Start by R254/Lough Barra. Wal... walk, Len: 15.5km, Climb: 972m, Area: Cnoc na Searrach, Donegal NW (Ireland) ||

  
Summit Comment
Camenabologue: As seen from Seskin
ceadeile 2 months ago.
Camenabologue from Seskin

Summit Summary
Mullacor: Boggy rounded and much visited.
Collaborative entry Last edit by: simon3 2 months ago.
Broad topped and boggy, Mullacor sits on a ridge south of Glendalough and parallel to the long Glenmalure valley. Inevitably it has a lot of walking traffic. Its NW flank is crossed by The Wicklow...

  
Track
KNOCKOWEN-GLENKEEL LOOP
David-Guenot 2 months ago.
A fantastic walk in one of the most remote places I have visited in Ireland until now (did this walk in March 2014).... walk, Len: 20.8km, Climb: 1125m, Area: Knockowen, Caha Mountains (Ireland) Kn||

  
Summit Comment
Buachaille Etive Mor - Stob Dearg: Always a welcome sight
billbaggins 2 months ago.
Stob Dearg Buachaille Etive Mór


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