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eastwest
2009-05-05 09:25:08
The Dublin & North Wicklow Mtns
Thank you for your kind comments, Simon. Yes there are limitations in the SRTM data as the grid of elevation points is 3 seconds of arc or about every 100 metres, so small features are easily missed. That said, the purpose of the map is for general navigation on the hills and these contours serve this for these generally rounded hills. I've noted your points re errors and we'll check them out but I would add that I deliberately left that break in the path that runs up the flank of Djouce as that's the way it was when I trod that way last summer!! The path became vague on the ground for a wee distance. I did incorporate an 'indistinct' path symbol at a later date, so should probably apply that here partially. But perhaps the track has greatly widened in the intervening few months - unlikely? Perhaps - winter etc.
And yes, we'll gladly sell the map from www.eastwestmapping.ie
I'd love to say that it was widely stocked in the outdoor shops but the uptake is a bit slow to date - their loss! But available also in Great Outdoors, Charles Camping and Eason's. thx


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Collon hill loop walk and summit.
simoburn a few minutes ago.
walk, Len: 7.9km, Climb: 265m, Area: Collon Hill, Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland) Coll...

  
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A bush-wackery experience to the trig point of Barranisky.
simoburn 3 hours ago.
A fun outing to the summit of Barranisky. For the best part forest tracks but the last 300 meters or so involve some b... walk, Len: 6.4km, Climb: 237m, Area: Barranisky, Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland) Bar

  
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Oughtmore the lesser
Peter Walker 6 hours ago.
walk, Len: 1.6km, Climb: 117m, Area: Oughtmore, Sperrin Mountains (Ireland) Oug...

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Slieve Rushen
Peter Walker 6 hours ago.
walk, Len: 2.5km, Climb: 41m, Area: Slieve Rushen, Breifne (Ireland) Slieve Rus...

  
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Forest walk to the summit of Westaston Hill
simoburn 7 hours ago.
walk, Len: 3.9km, Climb: 109m, Area: Westaston Hill, Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland) W...

  
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Short walk even shorter! Killeagh Hill views & ring fort.
simoburn 22 hours ago.
walk, Len: 0.8km, Climb: 20m, Area: Killeagh, Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland) Killeagh

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Belmore Mountain: A standing stone gathers all moss.
TommyV a week ago.
As mentioned by Harry Goodman, it's possible to drive along Belmore forest for almost two kilometers as far as a black forestry gate. There is also a standard gate here on the right giving access ...

  
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Bruse Hill: Bruse Summer 2017
TommyMc a week ago.
Since a big gorse fire in 2016, this hill is once more easily accessible to casual walkers and has been widely visited this summer. An easy approach is possible by taking the L6636 minor road off ...

  
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Brougher Mountain: A quick bag.
TommyV a week ago.
Nothing much to add to the comments already. Drove most of the way up from the North side of the hill to within 450 metres of the trig point. Nothing to recommend to anybody who is looking to get ...

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Croghan Hill: Broken Trig Pillar to be replaced
TommyMc a week ago.
The recent damage to the Croghan Hill trig pillar is covered in an article in this week's Offaly Independent. The good news is that Offaly County Council plans to replace the damaged pillar to its...

  
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Slievereagh: To drive or not to drive?
TommyV a week ago.
Geo's directions are spot on. At the aforementioned Coilte forest entrance there is a sign staing no unauthorized vehicles beyond this point as the gate may close at any point. However as the Lazy...

  
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Mullacor
JoHeaney 22 hours ago.
walk, Len: 9.1km, Climb: 537m, Area: Mullacor, Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland) Mullaco...


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