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Bleck Cra
2010-11-26 12:30:00
EXAISLE CLIMB DOWN PLEASE
Exaisle - poor, blind, blundering innocent. Alas you have stumbled unwittingly on a gang. Do I disagree with your point about any presentation of any kind, no matter how banal, of our hillwalking habit? Not at all. But of course that is not the point kernowclimber is making – which being poor, blind, blundering and innocent, you couldn’t help but miss. Could I just pick you up if I may on a couple of other points? The crossfertilisation of hill-matters Britain to Ireland and vice versa is – and I agree with you wholeheartedly – very worthy, however its value is, I hope you can see, academic to readers of a website committed virtually exclusively to Irish hills. Lastly, your reference to commercial spinoff is less worthy and does you no favours – again it has value but it is not what we are about. I do not believe it is what you are about either. If we could rewind, the point here is that a mountainviews contributor has demonstrated his hots for La Bradbury; others including myself (you see, that is what a gang is …) have demonstrated our colds for the same Bradbury – I hope in an intelligent and amusing way. If you disagree, you may have stumbled again over the evidence; and to pick up on dhmiriam’s implicit exhortation for you to drink of kernowclimber’s fab piece on Donegal, perhaps you would reconsider. “Intelligent and amusing” are the keys here exaisle and as such “puerile” may not be the most judicious descriptor. Incidentally as an exaisle from either of the economic entities noted above, you may understand your qualifications to comment on the Irish position are subject to scrutiny. Smile exaisle and the whole world smiles with you – including all and any of your domiciles past and present.


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St Patrick's Island: Please Respect the Birds
Pepe 6 hours ago.
Do note that this island is an important bird sanctuary. The scale of birds here surprised me, much more than on neighbouring Colt and Shenick islands, I should have heeded the cacophony of their ...

  
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Mullaghcleevaun North Loop
Abruzzese 6 hours ago.
walk, Len: 19.0km, Climb: 740m, Area: Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland) Duff Hill, Mulla...

  
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Feet in bog, eyes on planets.
simon3 11 hours ago.
RossnafinnaSince we brought up the number of islands we have to over 570, when looking for a shorter walk I take a lo... walk, Len: 1.7km, Climb: 65m, Area: Rossnafinna Island, Mayo Islands (Ireland)

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simon3 a day ago.
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Fergalh
Fergalh a day ago.
Hill walks and Way Marked Trails...

  
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Corraun Circuit
Onzy a day ago.
Route taking in Corraun and its East top. Essentially a variation on Wicklore's track 1404, but without the lift on t... walk, Len: 10.8km, Climb: 604m, Area: Corraun Hill East Top, Achill/Corraun (I

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Rossnafinna Island: Small island with huge views.
Collaborative entry Last edit by: simon3 a day ago.
This island can be reached from the north at around F80097 03359 by a small but driveable bridge.There is one central path heading SE from the bridge. There are extensive turf cuttings on both sid...

  
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Crossing the Corraun Plateau
simon3 a day ago.
There were various other tracks before this one going onto the Corraun plateau but none crossing from one side to the ... walk, Len: 13.7km, Climb: 648m, Area: Corraun Hill, Achill/Corraun (Ireland)

  
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Knockbwee: Summit Revealed
CaminoPat 2 days 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...

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Mournes: Donard and Satellites
Onzy a day ago.
Route to Donard from Bloody Bridge via Crossone taking in Millstone Mountain on the return. walk, Len: 10.6km, Climb: 871m, Area: Crossone, Mourne Mountains (Ireland) Cros...

  
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Crocknafarragh SE Top: Climb it, but include one or more "cousins"
Collaborative entry Last edit by: simon3 3 days 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 days 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


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