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CaptainVertigo
2012-03-31 18:56:05
"Adrian Hendroff" from CaptainVertigo Contract pics
Picture: Adrian Hendroff (Contract pics)
Respect for A.Hendroff
I must say that I very much appreciate the fact that the likes of Adrian Hendroff, who has done much to promote our sport, makes himself known on this site. When I recently sought assistance with my long term preparations for a 12 Bens route he was quick to offer helpful advice (along with others I must say). I enjoyed "From High Places", especially the wonderful photography, and found "The Dingle Iveragh and Beara" Guidebook very helpful indeed. One of my many failures is an obsessive compulsive love of Irish mountain Guidebooks. I rarely get out on the hills, and use the long lean periods to research the living daylights of my mountain targets. Every new book enriches the experience. The faint whiff of urine that lingers about my person these days is the product of nervous excitement at the news that there are about five new guidebooks in the pipeline, one of which is Hendroff's "Donegal Sligo and Leitrim". I really can't wait to devour it. Keep them coming.
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