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Conor74
2012-05-02 21:08:59
My top 5
1. Mullaghanattin. It just looks so attractive. It looks almost Alpine. It's the gateway to the Dunkerrons. It is exposed and testing and reaching the top gives a nice feeling of achievement. And even though you can park at the foot at Ballaghbeama and start with a fine scramble, it's one of the less visited peaks as all roads around here lead to the Reeks.

2. The Hag's Tooth. For a sheer adrenaline rush, you can't beat standing at the top. Reaching it, seeing the drop on each side...it's the dolly zoom effect that faced Police Chief Brody on the beach in Jaws, everything just suddenly falls away. It is exposed with a capital E.

3. The Big Gun. Its all about the challenge to get there, one of the finest ridges I've been on.

4. The Faha Ridge. You may have guessed from 2 and 3 that I like exposure and I like a ridge (ooeerr matron). There are 1 or 2 sections here that get the heart thumping. I like that.

5. Was thinking of the Bones. But gonna plump for the two that overlook my house, the ones that started my interest in hillwalking, Peaken and Knockanaguish in the Western Mangerton area. Yeah I know it's two, but they kinda mirror each other and go hand in hand. Wherever I am in South Kerry or West Cork, invariably I scan for a glimpse of them. They are...home...
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Kate's to John's - Na Sléibhte Club Walk
GSheehy 18 hours ago.
When we set up the club we said it was all about the economics of supply and demand - if we supplied challenging walk... walk, Len: 24.9km, Climb: 2015m, Area: Tomies North Top, Purple Mountain (Irel

  
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Carrauntoohil via the 'Back Ladder' from the Bridia Valley
peter1 a day ago.
Park at a small turning place, just opposite The Stepping Stone / Cooky Monsters accommodation and cafe.The route fol... walk, Len: 11.5km, Climb: 1097m, Area: Carrauntoohil, MacGillycuddy's Reeks (I

  
Summit Comment
Mweelrea: Coastal mountains
simon3 2 days ago.
Ben Bury and Mweelrea form an impressive sight from Clare Island.

Summit Comment
Caherbarnagh East Top: An unremarkable summit, worth the visit for the views.
David-Guenot 5 days ago.
The summit is unremarkable though easy to spot as it lies along the fence.

  
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Caherbarnagh East Top: An easy stroll from Caherbarnagh.
David-Guenot 5 days ago.
There is a gate to cross when coming down from the cairn at the NE end of the main Caherbarnagh ridge (I found it was actually easier to cross the fence just right of the gate). There is a faint t...

  
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Binn Bhriocáin: Long views of a stepped descent.
simon3 2 days ago.
Letterbreckaun can be seen from Clare island, around 33km away. It appears between Mweelrea and the high ground towards the Sheefrys.

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Caherbarnagh East Top: A worthwhile addition.
David-Guenot 5 days ago.
This summit is easily reached from the main Caherbarnagh ridge and seems easy enough to get to from Curracahill as well. If coming from Caherbarnagh, best is to cross the fence just before the col...

  
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The Paps East: Two shapely hills.
TommyV a week ago.
There is a forestry road in the Clydagh Valley with parking at W12955 83343. Following this road will lead you out onto the open mountain. From here it's a steep pull up to spot height 562 metres ...

  
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Caherbarnagh: A mini horseshoe
TommyV a week ago.
I mostly followed Aidands directions. There is now a sign on the road marking the path for the Dulhallow Way at beside the bungalow mentioned by Aidand, and several more going through the private ...

Track
Croghan Kinsella & Tops
Peter Walker a day ago.
walk, Len: 9.6km, Climb: 411m, Area: Croghan Kinsella, Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland)...

  
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Musheramore: Follow the fence.
TommyV a week ago.
As mentioned in other comments the entrance to the Millstreet County Park is an ideal spot to approach Musheramore from. Over the stile across the road and simply hand rail the fence all the way t...

  
Summit Comment
Knockchree: A nice forest trail takes you up
Pepe a week ago.
Various scraps of metal litter the summit area: an old mast stay, plus various other bits and pieces. Perhaps they're the remnants of comms masts or maybe an old military watch station from back i...


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