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Colin Murphy
2009-06-11 16:23:33
"Hanging on by fingernails on The Big Gun" from Colin Murphy Contract pics
Picture: Hanging on by fingernails on The Big Gun (Contract pics)

Most hair-raising 'walks' in Ireland?
Having walked/scrambled/climbed the ridge to the east of The Big Gun, we debated if it had been the hairiest/scariest walk we'd done. The only one that seemed immediately comparable was the Beenkeeragh ridge, itself visible as you cling on for dear life on the way to the Gun's summit. Having said that, I have experienced a few other hair-raising climbs, including an approach to Benchoona in the Twelve Bens from its steeply sided west slopes and I recall a definite sense of vertigo trying to clamber up the giant boulder at the top of Slieve Bernagh. I wonder are there many other mountains in Ireland where hillwalking strays into rock-climbing territory?
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