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Conor74
2010-08-04 16:31:41
Mweelrea, Ben Bury, Ben Lugmore...
Heading to Westport for a few days next week. Will probably be allowed one full day climbing, and no more! Would like to get Mweelrea done, and maybe bag a few more in the area, like Ben Bury and Ben Lugmore. Is getting all of these in in one day feasible - 8 to 9 hours would probably be my limit? Is there much of an ascent and descent between them - it seems from the map that Mweelrea is a bit 'distinct' from the other. What distances are involved? Is it best done east to west or vice versa? Is a circuit possible? Any paticular tips on the area - presume the Harveys Superwalker for Connemara covers these mountains and is available in shops around there?

I have read the reviews of Mweelrea itself by Al and David Bourke which seem most helpful, as they describe taking it in as part of a circuit with the other mountains I mention above. This also seems to be braodly what I might aim for...

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Thanks for any other pointers.
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