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2010-04-01 09:06:16
Walking suggestions, help please
Hello. My wife comes from the north and so I have enjoyed many happy times in the Mournes, alone, with family and in some of the walking festivals (which if you haven't tried them I can recommend - with a hearty breakfast at Castlewellan of course).
Anyway, we are going to be in our campervan at Donard, to the west of the Wicklow mountains soon. Looking on MountainViews, I was a bit concerned to see that some of the routes near there are a bit churned up by quad bikes and so on.
So, I'd really appreciate suggestions from anyone for good walks in that area (I'm fit, experienced, with good gear) with good aesthetic appeal too please.
After Donard we're heading north west (not as far as Donegal) so any suggestions over that way would be much appreciated.
Then we'll be across to the Mournes - yes I can't stay away. A favourite approach is up via Hares Gap then, as the mood takes, left, right or straight ahead (though I'm not a fan of the bog of Donard!) to then loop round to the woods above Annalong and a pint or two in the Harbour Bar to round things off.
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Ski tour on Tonelagee
Dubwalker 7 hours ago.
March 2018. When the roads were finally cleared a second dusting of snow made for nice ski touring on Tonelagee. We star walk, Len: 2.9km, Climb: 251m, Area: Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland)

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jackill 9 hours ago.
I started hillwalking in mid 2003 after being pestered by a friend of mine to try it. The first walk was 10 km with a total climb of about 300 meters - and I nearly died! The funny thing was I kep...

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The Derryveagh Mountains to the sea.
jackill 9 hours ago.
On a blustery St.Patricks day Bleck Cra and I with a few old scavenger buddies headed up, and were almost blown off, Errigal.As it turns out though it gave some great opportunities to catch up esp...

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Black Hill: Against the Odds
Geansai a day ago.
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Devil's Glen
jgfitz 10 hours ago.
walk, Len: 11.1km, Climb: 409m, Area: Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland)

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Sheegouna: Tipp of the iceberg #2
madfrankie 2 days ago.
Slievenamon dominates the view SW from Sheegouna's low cairn

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Those thieving Cork Bas*#?&$ !
jackill 10 hours ago.
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Near Galty Mountains (Ireland)
mlmoroneybb a day ago.
walk, Len: 6.8km, Climb: 141m, Area: Galty Mountains (Ireland)

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Sheegouna: The Tipp of the iceberg
madfrankie 2 days ago.
A couple of pics from a frigid hike up Slievenamon that continued on to the NE top, Sheegouna.Amazing how even the most unremarkable hills are transformed by the white stuff.

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mlmoroneybb a day ago.
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Pilgrimage : The Road To Santiago
Jim Holmes a week ago.
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Trailtrekker a day ago.
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