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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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Wicklow Coastal Walk
Onzy 17 hours ago.
Route from Pennycomelately Bridge to Brittas Bay.Not to be taken lightly - the stretch around Mizen Head is blocked by f walk, Len: 9.2km, Climb: 104m, Area: Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland)

  
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La Gomera- Unfinished Business - GR132
GSheehy a day ago.
Maybe the height gain above is correct. Maybe it just felt like one of the hardest things you?ve done. Maybe the cumul walk, Len: 56.3km, Climb: 3018m, Area: Spain, Canary Islands ()

  
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Knockardakin: Bag it as part of the cliff walk
TommyV 2 days ago.
I technically haven't bagged the summit of this hill as it wasn't listed on MV when I did the Ciiffs of Moher walk, but it would be a very small detour to bag it. I was no more than 50 meters from...

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Clifden Hill: Didn't bag it
TommyV 2 days ago.
I drove as far as the point mentioned by Jamessheerin. Nice views over Lough Inchiquin, the drive trhough the trees only add about ten mentres of elevation and lots of briars so I got back in my c...

  
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Cloontohil: My nearest MV hill
TommyV 2 days ago.
This hill is only a few kilometers over the road from my home house. However without Mountain Views website you would scarcely know it's a hill as it is situated in an area of high ground anyway s...

  
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Ben Dash: One of my earlier attempts
TommyV 2 days ago.
Ben Dash was one of my earlier attempts at hill bagging, back in the days when I had no gps and didn't believe I needed a map. I went through some bog that people had bagged turf on before I found...

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The Annapurna Circuit
Colin Murphy 3 days ago.
My daughter, Ciara, has just completed an 11-day trek around the Annapurna Circuit in the Himalayas. She's not a particularly experienced walker, so completing it was quite the achievement. Here's...

  
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Knocknalarabana: A quick drive.
TommyV 2 days ago.
More of a drive than a hike. Well worth it for the views.

  
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Devilsbit Mountain: Get a bit of the Devil in ya!
TommyV 3 weeks ago.
After a day of bagging some of the more unremarkable summits in North Tipperary, Devilsbit was a delight. There is designated parking at S06115 73178. Follow the waymarked path all the way to the ...

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Pouy de Hourmigué
David-Guenot a week ago.
walk, Len: 17.9km, Climb: 1379m, Area: France, Occitanie ()

  
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Cooneen Hill: Very average
TommyV 3 weeks ago.
Nothing to add to simon3's directions. Like quite a few of the hills in North Tipperary, this one is through a Coilte forest track to begin with and then the tough push through some horrible groun...

  
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Mauherslieve: Mother of God!!
TommyV 3 weeks ago.
What can I say about Mauherslieve? It really is one of those mountains that will have you asking yourself "What am I doing? Started out at the livestock pen mentioned by csd. It is important to no...


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