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Bleck Cra
2006-07-25 21:51:23
"Hare
Picture: Hare's Gap by a hair's breadth (Contract pics)

A trip in the Mournes
Cra as hero? Not if I can help it - but there was Jacky having whackied his nut off something pointy and inanimate. Blood had been scooting out of him until his friends had staunched him with various artefacts. The lead female had also had the wit to pinpoint me in the mist behind them and having tethered the other three, ran to appraise me of the misadventure and the bare reality that they were lost. Two thirds of the way down Bearnagh on her raggy Hare’s Gap descent, life could have been worse, but they had been unnerved and like sheep barked out of a reverie, had had the potential to flee hither, yon and perhaps alas down …. Two of them circled aimlessly while she stood sentry and I briefly studied the Jacky one. His eyes were not going ‘round in circles and he could hold a sharp enough conversation. His knee hurt and his bonce oozed contents - not a mark on his hands indicating to me that he had broken the fall entirely with his dome. The last furlong off Bearnagh can be a bit disorientating - if you keep to the wall you will certainly die - by dropping vertically into someone’s soup. Numerous tracks edge eastwards, but none with the confidence you would expect. A bit of faith and only a few minutes will have you on Hare’s Gap and today’s gathering of clans. And so I gently shepherded them down. Civil, hurt and lost people - and an odd charge for the Cra. “It’s OK” she piped into her mobile, “yes he’s OK. We met this very excellent chap by the name of ……..” But I was gone. “Who was that masked man?” “That was the Bone Arranger: the Bleck Cra. That’s who missus.”
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Summit Comment
Knockbwee: Summit Revealed
CaminoPat 2 hours ago.
From the south, parking available for only one car at W124 775. Proceed uphill from junction with local road in a NNW direction along a rough stone covered road until you come to a six bar field g...

  
Track
Slieveboy Loop
jgfitz 7 hours ago.
We followed the official National Loop Walk, Loop 106C, which is the purple trail. We took one small shortcut, but add... walk, Len: 14.1km, Climb: 424m, Area: Slieveboy, North Wexford (Ireland) Slie

  
Summit Summary
Crocknafarragh SE Top: Climb it, but include one or more "cousins"
Collaborative entry Last edit by: simon3 a day ago.
The way to Crocknafarragh SE Top can follow the full route up to Crocknafarragh with an additional 700m walk out to the lesser top or, part of the way up, by contouring up and around the S flanks ...

Track
Croughan ridge by going around Lough Acorrymore
simon3 18 hours ago.
This is a relatively easy way to reach the Croughan ridgeline and get a taste for the magnificent all-round views. Ir... walk, Len: 7.8km, Climb: 595m, Area: Croaghaun SW Top, Achill/Corraun (Ireland

  
Summit Comment
Baurtregaum Far NE Top: Great views from a so-so mountain
Colin Murphy a day ago.
The view over Tralee Bay at low tide from Baurtregaum Far NE Top had the appearance of the Amazon River delta!

  
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eamonoc
eamonoc 2 days ago.
A lot of walking done and so much more to do, thank you Mountainviews for the inspiration

Track
Scouting the start of the Galty Challenge.
jackill a day ago.
walk, Len: 17.5km, Climb: 623m, Area: Slieveanard NE Top, Galty Mountains (Irel...

  
Summit Comment
Bunnacunneen South Top: Simple bag from nearby tops
Colin Murphy a day ago.
For approach see entry for Bunnacunneen SE Top. From that grassy summit it is just over 1km across a gently rising slope to the NW and the South Top's equally grassy summit, which has marvellous p...

  
Track
molls gap loop walk
strangeweaver 4 days ago.
From the car park at molls gap follow the narrow country lane down to the pass between to stumpa duloigh and Knocklome... walk, Len: 17.6km, Climb: 985m, Area: Dunkerron Mountains (Ireland) Knocklome

Summit Summary
Bunnacunneen SE Top: Handy track
Collaborative entry Last edit by: Colin Murphy a day ago.
Although there was a sign on the track at L973 570 forbidding trespassers, the farmer in the nearby farmhouse had no problem with us using the track, which curved up the hillside almost to the sum...

  
Track
Simple ascent of Minaun.
simon3 5 days ago.
An easy way up starting from the carpark. walk, Len: 3.6km, Climb: 121m, Area: Minaun, Achill/Corraun (Ireland) Minaun

  
Summit Summary
Caherbarnagh East Top: A Hidden Gem Discovered
Collaborative entry Last edit by: simon3 3 days ago.
Park off road next to gate at the saddle between Claragh Mountain and Curracahill W23626 87990. There's room for 3-4 cars to park safely. Climb gate and follow rough stone track keeping forest to ...


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