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wicklore
2010-08-10 22:58:02
"Somewhere in the Mournes, the Wall ever-present" from wicklore Contract pics
Picture: Somewhere in the Mournes, the Wall ever-present (Contract pics)

You could learn a lot of stuff on Scavenger 4
This is my pitch to promote this weekends Scavenger 4 walk in the Mournes that is being led by Mountainviewers jackill and Bleck Cra. The last walk in the Mournes was great, both for the hiking and the banter. Other Scavenger walks have proved excellent too. They are called Scavenger walks as the two MountainViewers who began the tradition - jackill and Bleck Cra- are named after such delightful scavenging animals as the jackel and the black crow. You can really learn a lot on these walks! (Wait until you hear Cra's speech on blue tracksuits with red piping!) It is an opportunity to meet fellow MountainViews members, share information and experiences and put a face to those strange user names! There is rumour of a post-hike debriefing in a suitable establishment serving tea, lemonade and suchlike!

I'm looking forward to seeing old friends and making a few new ones - and hearing more about blue tracksuits! Bleck Cra informs us that the hike is taking in the 3 Slieve Bearnagh tops. The meeting point is the Trassey Track, near Meelmore Lodge, Newcastle Co Down. Kicking off at 9.30am this Saturday 14th August. For further info put up a message here on MountainViews or
email Bleck Cra at douglasreid@utvinternet.com
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Crocknafarragh SE Top: Climb it, but include one or more "cousins"
Collaborative entry Last edit by: simon3, Harry Goodman an hour 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 ...

  
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Croughan ridge by going around Lough Acorrymore
simon3 2 hours ago.
Croughan ridge by going around Lough Acorrymore walk, Len: 7.8km, Climb: 595m, Area: Croaghaun SW Top, Achill/Corraun (Ireland)...

  
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Scouting the start of the Galty Challenge.
jackill 8 hours ago.
walk, Len: 17.5km, Climb: 623m, Area: Slieveanard NE Top, Galty Mountains (Irel...

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Baurtregaum Far NE Top: Great views from a so-so mountain
Colin Murphy 11 hours 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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Bunnacunneen South Top: Simple bag from nearby tops
Colin Murphy 12 hours 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...

  
Summit Summary
Bunnacunneen SE Top: Handy track
Collaborative entry Last edit by: Colin Murphy 12 hours 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...

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

  
Summit Summary
Caherbarnagh East Top: A Hidden Gem Discovered
Collaborative entry Last edit by: simon3 2 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 ...

  
Summit Comment
Corraun Hill: Views! what views?
Harry Goodman 2 days ago.
Climbed this hill on Wed. 12 Oct 2011. Our intention was to start from Belfarsad Bridge but the blanket of thick mist covering the Plateau made me opt for the simpler climb from Burnanioo Bridge s...

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Simple ascent of Minaun.
simon3 4 days ago.
An easy way up starting from the carpark. walk, Len: 3.6km, Climb: 121m, Area: Minaun, Achill/Corraun (Ireland) Minaun

  
Summit Summary
Corraun Hill: Western summit on plateau above big corrie lakes.
Collaborative entry Last edit by: simon3 2 days ago.
(1) Bunannio Bridge Route: Start around L737 943. Take the well made track E up to a T junction L751 948, turn left and follow track to its end L749 950. Go NW up the hillside for some 1.2k over s...

  
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molls gap loop walk
strangeweaver 3 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


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