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Trostan. I am unab.. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all posts)
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Conor74
2011-09-16 08:43:59
Ha ha - the Errigal account...
...love it.

Saw the praise from Bleck Cra and Paulocon, just read it there. Great stuff alright. Have to admit I know how you feel. The whole "press on, what's the worst that can happen" stuff! Have been lost in a blizzard on the Reeks Ridge without map or compass, have fallen through ice crossing a frozen lake (knew the depth was about chest height, but still surprised at the cold!), and have been stranded on a ledge for hours in the Dunkerrons after thinking the contour lines were close together but there was bound to be a way down. Learned from each experience (I sometimes even bring a map now!) and look back on them with affection now though was not laughing at the time. There is something of an adrenaline rush about battling through the problems even when you know that what you're doing is borderline stupid/dangerous.

Dunno why I said borderline there, walking on a frozen lake was utterly stupid.
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Near Bweengduff, Boggeragh Mountains (Ireland)
caiomhin a day ago.
walk, Len: 7.4km, Climb: 181m, Area: Bweengduff, Boggeragh Mountains (Ireland) ...

  
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Tonlagee via Stoney Top.
simon3 a day ago.
Stoney Top view south.Annalecka BridgeThis walk starts from near Annalecka bridge where there is a limited amount of p... walk, Len: 14.4km, Climb: 659m, Area: Stoney Top, Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland) St

  
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RE: Morocco - advice for tackling Jebel Toubk
muzag 3 days ago.
@spiider28 Handy article with logistical tips here :https://www.irishmountaineeringclub.org/travelling-light-in-the-high-atlas-mountains/

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Slemish: tea at the top
Parts999 3 days ago.
great views my kids and i are going to as many mountian tops as we can, we call it tea at the topit great fun

  
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Knocknamuck: Summit of the Slieveardagh Hills
Wilderness 5 days ago.
If you fancy a longer walk you can start at the car park just outside Grange at S309566. From here I walked clockwise round the Crag Forest Loop until I reached the Wellington Monument. I then joi...

  
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Blackstairs Challenge 2018
David-Guenot 4 days ago.
Different finish on this year's challenge, adding some 3km over good forest tracks. Best weather conditions we could ... walk, Len: 34.2km, Climb: 1491m, Area: Mount Leinster East Top, Blackstairs Mo

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Sliabh Tuaidh Far W Top: All About The Journey, Not The Destination
Aidy a week ago.
I had a mixed day weatherwise, with dark skies, rain and flat light one minute, and blue skies the next, but it only added to the spectacular views to be had from the summit. If anything, the view...

  
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Glenbeigh Horseshoe, extended version
David-Guenot 4 days ago.
A peak-bagger's trip over the beautiful Glenbeigh Horseshoe, with plenty of time allowed for filming. walk, Len: 41.7km, Climb: 1906m, Area: Seefin, Glenbeigh Horseshoe (Ireland) Se...

  
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Kenmare next week.
simon3 3 days ago.
Anyone interested in hillwalking next week?Contact sstewart04@mountainviews.ie

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Spelhoagh: Quiet mountain
Wilderness a week ago.
I climbed this mountain coming from the West side from Oughtmore mountain. I've never tried it but I'm sure Spelhoagh can also be easily accessed from the Moneyneany Road on the East side as well ...

  
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Brassel Mountain
David-Guenot 4 days ago.
walk, Len: 3.0km, Climb: 458m, Area: Brassel Mountain, MacGillycuddy's Reeks (I...

  
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Dromderalough: Here we go again
peter1 2 weeks ago.
Ah yes...The Dromderaloughs...in cloud and rain...'climb me once, shame on me, climb me twice, shame on thee'.I had climbed Dromderalough some years ago in Autumn, in cloud and rain, using Paddy D...


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