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wicklore
2009-07-08 23:17:19
"Sign below Tibradden" from wicklore Contract pics
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Quo Vadis - Mystery Solved?
Taking advantage of the good weather last week we took our baby up Tibradden one evening in the fantastic rucksack/harness that she will get to know well over the next couple of years! While the work to improve the walking route up Tibradden has clearly been going on for some time, my photo shows that it has only recently been officially opened. Padodes’ general forum post ‘Quo Vadis’ (19/09/08), and my own ‘Quo Did This’ (08/12/08) asked who had created a wide stone causeway above Knockree in Glencree valley. Well judging by the similarity of the new paths up Tibradden with the Knockree path, I would now guess that it was the same group – possibly the Dublin Mountain Partnership. I understand that there is to be a new Dublin Mountains Way stretching from Shankill to Tallaght. I’m not sure of the route but I would say that the work at Knockree is a part of this development. In a Tibradden post Surtr says he is not too keen on the new trail. However it has been constructed using a lot of local stone/rocks/sand so it could be worse. The boardwalk and stone path will protect the fragile bog along this hugely popular route. Perhaps when the Dublin Mountains Way is complete and publicised it will attract a lot more activity to the area, at which time the protective trail will be even more important. I suppose it remains to be seen if increased activity on Tibradden will be a good or bad thing. I mean this purely from the point of view of the environment up there. I can’t find any detailed information about the Dublin Mountains Way route, so if anyone knows anything could they share it?
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Knockatagglemore
caiomhin a day ago.
walk, Len: 1.0km, Climb: 30m, Area: Knockatagglemore, W Limerick/N Kerry (Irela...

  
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Belmore Mountain: A standing stone gathers all moss.
TommyV 3 days 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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Brougher Mountain: A quick bag.
TommyV 3 days 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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Bruse Hill: Bruse Summer 2017
TommyMc 2 days 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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Croghan Hill: Broken Trig Pillar to be replaced
TommyMc 5 days 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 6 days 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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Near Djouce, Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland)
JoHeaney 3 days ago.
walk, Len: 9.6km, Climb: 465m, Area: Djouce, Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland) Djouce

  
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Seefin Mountain W Top: Two summits one hike.
TommyV 6 days ago.
Nothing to add to the directions provided by melohara. Just to mention two things, the parking place was littered with close to a hundred empty beer cans, it looks like there was a party there or ...

  
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Knocknaskagh: The fast and the furious.
TommyV 6 days ago.
Knocknaskagh is a fairly prominent hill in North Cork. It's possible to access via a Coilte forest entrance on the South East side mentioned by jackill. After about 500 metres, there is a smaller,...

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Camlough Mountain: Army Dreamers
Collaborative entry Last edit by: Peter Walker a week ago.
Relatively recent history has liberated Camlough Mountain from the bonds of the military: some metallic paraphernalia remains high on its slopes but if one puts that aside it's a cracking little e...

  
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Carrigshouk: Accessible but not necessarily easy.
IainT a week ago.
Although Carrigshouk is very close to a road it's quite a rough little walk, with deep heather, boulders, scrub and the remants of old tree planting. The worst of this can be avoided by parking ea...

  
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Tievnabinnia: One of Ireland's highest waterfalls ?
David-Guenot a week ago.
I thought I'd share this pic I took while exploring the summit area of Tievnabinnia E Top recently. This amazing waterfall cascades down the SE slopes of Tievnabinnia. The OSI map suggests it woul...


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