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dhmiriam
2010-10-11 20:20:02
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Picture: Officer 'youth' on Lug. (Contract pics)

Scavvy Five; The Battle of Lug.
A somewhat inadequate dedication to all those serving and missing in action at Scavvy 5.
This be their arsenal. As any likened to a ‘scavvy’ knows,
One pair of mean lungs connected to a good nose.
A twinned leg which when called upon obliges
With a willing show of support to a navigational head,
Furred, feathered or shorn, perched on a good neck.
Cursed is the savvy head sat upon a wrecked neck.
And of the four, three good limbs at least arranged with two below,
The fourth for demonstration or at the very least for show
And telling purposes. Up and down, let’s say, or stop and go.
Not to over emphasise said three be pivotal, palpable,
And very preferably, applicably pliable, whatever be
the gradient reading, insistently steep/gently undulating.
Sound big toes with accompanying digits, well booted like
A full belt of ammo, entire compliment, best scenario.
One generous, meek or sleek headed fill of impresario
Riddled with tokens and tips, regarding yellow snow,
bonus bone fide on GPS, gore-tex, gaiters, high tech
duck down, thigh high, pumped up pillow, and
mattress matters for the camping quotient of the old ‘nouveaux
riche’, various odd stories, myth, legend, lore, long winding endless fab fables and facts.
This be their artillery; Brain, brawn, brass tacks and repartee.
A ‘scavvy’ is a volunteer of the united nations of camaraderie.
Willing to open arms, rib digs, pole stabs, hugs, and small slights to dignity,
Whatever the nation that built them their sound sense of rationality.
Their dictum be carpe and diem, their downfall, their miss-used apostrophe (s).
Success be the scavvy walk, their number at five,
All hail the Brenno the Wicklore, arise,
Ye ranks are accounted for, back from the mists,
Now bladdered and buckled and gladly dismissed.
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Summit Comment
Croghan Kinsella: Fine views and a gilded history
Bunsen7 a day ago.
Decided it couldn't do any harm to get on the M11 down past Arklow and make the journey to Croghan Kinsella. Coillte and the ESB have created a 35 MW wind-farm on the eastern flanks of the mountai...

  
Track
Easy Stroll up Croghan Kinsella
Bunsen7 a day ago.
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Summit Comment
Crocknasmug: Inishowen Head Loop Walk
pearnett a day ago.
As I parked up in the car park beside the Stroove Lighthouse I then began the loop walk around Inishowen Head in an anticlockwise direction. The first part of this walk is along a road past a few ...

Track
Walking under the water!
march-fixer 5 days ago.
With the Blessington Lakes being deprived of input due to the dry conditions, the water level has dropped considerably. walk, Len: 13.1km, Climb: 197m, Area: Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland)

  
Summit Comment
Chimney Rock Mountain: Great reward for little effort!
PinkyFloyd a week ago.
Getting to the top of Chimney Rock doesn't take long and isn't too arduous. The views from the top are stupendous though and you'll be glad you climbed it. The rocks at the top help make this moun...

  
Track
Mullagh More and Sliabh Rua
Aidy a week ago.
A leisurely walk in one of the most amazing areas in Ireland, or anywhere for that matter. The route took me to the to... walk, Len: 7.9km, Climb: 316m, Area: Mullagh More, West Clare (Ireland) Mulla

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Slieve Beg: Stared down the Devil's Coachroad and decided he can have it
PinkyFloyd a week ago.
I know that people scramble up the Devil's Coachroad though the mechanics of actually getting up the top part elude me. Braver men than I! Standing on top of Beg, looking down the massive gulley i...

  
Track
Benbaun via Knockpasheemore
Aidy a week ago.
A relatively easy way up to Benbaun, the Co Galway high point, although it is a steep pull up to Binn Charrach/Knockpa... walk, Len: 10.6km, Climb: 797m, Area: Binn Charrach, Twelve Bens (Ireland) Bi

  
Summit Comment
Cove Mountain: Return to Cove!
PinkyFloyd a week ago.
Today was the second time I have visited Cove. Anyone who read my first comment will know my first visit was alone and an altogether nervous affair. Well, the return was a much better experience. ...

Track
Muck to Meelmore Loop
Bunsen7 a week ago.
A track that's very easy to follow, with good parking, 3 highest hundred summits for less than 900m of ascent, but do... walk, Len: 13.6km, Climb: 874m, Area: Slieve Muck, Mourne Mountains (Ireland)

  
Summit Comment
Truskmore SE Cairn: Letrim - County high point - Done with my Grandad
ShaunDunne a week ago.
While climbing Truskmore my Grandad and I walked over and bagged our Second County high point of the day. Was very windy and wet up there today.

  
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Pic de Lustou
David-Guenot a week ago.
A fantastic, hard-won summit, a relentless, never-ending haul up followed by some easy but somewhat exposed scrambling o walk, Len: 14.7km, Climb: 1684m, Area: France, Occitanie ()


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