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simon3
2011-10-05 09:28:26
"Anne Morrissey on Beinn Narnain." from simon3 Contract pics
Picture: Anne Morrissey on Beinn Narnain. (Contract pics)

Who knows. Scottish MountainViews?
A recent visit to accompany an Irish hillwalker finishing her Munros on Beinn Narnain refreshed my memories of Scottish hills, which I have visited on various trips in the past. Then there was the reacquaintance with haggis which I like and Scottish sausages (square things, clearly an acquired taste) which I didn't.
I too have memories of Kinlochewe Hotel which I stayed in on two different holidays. Its location is great and I remember walking out of the hotel and up Slioch. The owner and his wife were struggling to make it pay at the time and seemed to work 16 hours a day. Don't remember any particular difficulty meeting my eye. Could be of course that he wouldn't meet the eye of only some patrons.

So no, I personally have no particular difficulty with discussion of things Scottish. Actually my mother was Scottish. My wife likes Andy Murray, surely another credential. Anyway what people want to discuss is largely up to them.

It could be an interesting idea to include the Munros and perhaps one of the metric summit lists from Scotland or other parts of Britain on the site. Would you use the site to Discover Scottish hills in the way that people discover Irish ones. Would you Summitteer like people do here?
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Croagh Patrick
Paul_Rooney 4 hours ago.
walk, Len: 7.7km, Climb: 709m, Area: Croagh Patrick, Croagh Patrick (Ireland) C...

  
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Near Truskmore, Dartry Mountains (Ireland)
Paul_Rooney 4 hours ago.
walk, Len: 8.5km, Climb: 424m, Area: Truskmore, Dartry Mountains (Ireland) Trus...

  
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Ballyhoura 3 Tops
David-Guenot a day ago.
walk, Len: 6.9km, Climb: 363m, Area: Seefin Mountain E Top, Ballyhoura Mountain...

Summit Comment
Aughinish: Clare Island
sandman 6 days ago.
This island is located in County Clare but can only be accessed via County Galway. Originally connected to Clare but the connection was lost in 1755 as a result of an earthquake The British built ...

  
Summit Comment
Binn Mhairg: A well worthwhile but neglected scramble
IainT 6 days ago.
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Moanlaur Ridge
David-Guenot a day ago.
walk, Len: 13.6km, Climb: 754m, Area: Lack Mountain, Slieve Mish (Ireland) Lack...

Summit Comment
Scanlan's Island: Clare Island
sandman 6 days ago.
Access to the Island is via the gravel road/track located at M2575111537 .During low tide you have no problem driving on to the island and following the track to the left over concrete to within m...

  
Summit Comment
Lackabane: NE Spur
simon3 4 days ago.
The NE spur off Lackabane is something of a knife edge, descending steeply and with even steeper sides. Watch it on a poor day.

  
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Mount Brandon S Ridge from Conor Pass
David-Guenot a day ago.
walk, Len: 22.4km, Climb: 1603m, Area: An Bhinn Dubh, Brandon Group (Ireland) A...

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Munnia Top: Coastal Hill
sandman 6 days ago.
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Local 100
wwwalker 3 weeks ago.
I just wanted to say well done on the change to the local 100 conditions. I was nearly there but the last 2 or 3 would have involved almost going through peoples gardens etc. so I abandoned trying...

  
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Knockvorneen: Coastal Hill
sandman 6 days ago.
Two 50cent Australian coins forever enjoying the view of Galway Bay.


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