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CaptainVertigo
2010-10-11 10:09:45
The Afterglow
There is a wonderful moment in Woody Allen's "Everything you always wanted to know about..." when the camera moves back from a close-up of Gene Wilder smoking in post-coital bliss to reveal, sharing his bed, a sheep. I am currently in such a state. If I were a smoker I would be smoking. I am at peace with the Universe, although there is every danger that when the camera reveals the whole story, the cause of my tranquillity may involve "sheepishness" on the part of many. Like Woody I find it difficult to express myself in mere words, and must therefore sunstantially rely on visual images.So I have prepared a small piece of cinema in order to convey my sincere thanks to Wicklore and Brenno (although I singularly failed to do justice to the more restrained contribution of McCrithley which will have to feature in the sequel). This laconic "moving picture" has been completed within a very short period and will fall far short of the standard to which you have lately become accustomed. Its appearance on YouTube will depend on successful processing. In previous cases my movies have been referred to the Board of Directors of YouTube for approval and since I am a controversial figure, you may not be able to see anything for a month. When the censors have given the OK you can enter YouTube and search there for CapVertigo (or Scavenger Five). I began by seeking to capture the terrible poignancy of walkers who "pass in the day", but sadly lost sight of my objectives as time went on. The result is what critics are calling "A Dog's Dinner"

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Highwayman A route 2018
jackill 3 hours ago.
Highwayman A - 2018. This years route was slightly less than the 2017 route due to weather conditions. walk, Len: 25.1km, Climb: 580m, Area: Knockshanahullion, Knockmealdown Mountain...

  
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Just Dooish !
pazapas 12 hours ago.
?The walk is a simple 24.5km loop all inside Glenveagh National Park. The entrance is free of charge.The route is made walk, Len: 24.5km, Climb: 898m, Area: Donegal NW (Ireland) Crockmulroney, Doo

  
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Lough Curra Circuit
Jim Holmes a day ago.
A simple enough route, but very rewarding - from the Cush carpark, head upwards to Lough Curra. Then it's up to the mi... walk, Len: 12.9km, Climb: 1011m, Area: Galtymore, Galty Mountains (Ireland) G

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Croghan Kinsella
jgfitz 2 days ago.
This is a variation on track #3938, so I will avoid repeating the comments made there, with which I fully agree. This... walk, Len: 11.4km, Climb: 412m, Area: Croghan Kinsella, Dublin/Wicklow (Irelan

  
Summit Comment
Cnoc na Boirne: Murren.....a little gem.
jsramsey1491 2 days ago.
Last Thursday, 18/10/2018, a few friends and I did a recce on Murren Hill and the surrounding area. We have over the past twenty years or so covered most of the county but this was the first time ...

  
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Slieve Binnian: Mind how you go on a route Not Recommended
Pepe 3 days ago.
Climbed this yesterday on the route leading from Brackenagh Bridge. Chose this route because I wanted to do Moolieve and the Wee Binnian on the way up. On a plus note a local farmer kindly let me ...

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Buckaun - Binnaw circuit.
simon3 3 days ago.
Hydro scheme at Lough Nadirkmore.The walk starts from a point high in an east facing coum of Maumtrasna. This road goes walk, Len: 5.8km, Climb: 368m, Area: Partry/Joyce Country (Ireland)

  
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An Bhinn Bhuí: A spectacular landscape
Damian120 3 days ago.
It's a seldom-visited area of County Mayo yet it boasts some of the most impressive coastal architecture in the entire country. After spending five years covering and exploring the landscape of th...

  
Forum: General
THE POWER OF WORDS
Pepe 3 days ago.
There I was scratching around on Slieve Binnian. Up top, I bumped into a couple out hillwalking for the day. Pleasantries were exchanged – which way did you come up, fabulous views, the weather – ...

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Knocknalougha South Top
Onzy 4 days ago.
Route to Knocknalougha South Top from Crow Hill carpark ... as outlined by melohara on the Hill Page... walk, Len: 11.7km, Climb: 430m, Area: Knocknalougha South Top, Knockmealdown Mo...

  
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Big Collin: Permission required?
StephenMullin a week ago.
Hi thereCan anybody tell me if permission is required to walk up Big Collin? If so, how does one go about obtaining this?Many thanks!

  
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12 (Listed) Bens - Revisited
GSheehy 6 days ago.
I was drawn back by the lure of completing the 2002 - 12 Bens Challenge route. I got the details from John J. Cotter w... walk, Len: 29.1km, Climb: 2598m, Area: Benglenisky, Twelve Bens (Ireland) Ben


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