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simon3
2012-11-27 10:32:45
"madfrankie, captured on the recent MV trip to the Blaskets." from simon3 Contract pics
Picture: madfrankie, captured on the recent MV trip to the Blaskets. (Contract pics)

Our first Arderin completer!
As regular users will know our largest long list of summits is the Arderins. This is the list of summits in Ireland of at least 500m with a prominence or drop to the col to the nearest more prominent summit of 30m. There are 404 of them.

We now have a first complieter of this list, madfrankie

Congratulations to him from myself, the publisher of MountainViews. I am sure I speak for everyone in the committee and community in congratulating him also.

This is not an easy thing to do. First there is the sheer volume of them, some still with poorly described routes. In the closing phases of a round there are odd summits in odd places often needing special trips just to reach them.

It is a great achievement to stand on top of every mountain in Ireland. Well done madfrankie.

Note. This is the first completion of the Arderins as prescribed by MountainViews. We are aware that others have completed other lists which are substantially similar as early as 2002.
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mcrtchly 2 days ago.
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davsheen 2 days ago.
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Summit Summary
Foardal: Simple approach from NW
Collaborative entry Last edit by: Colin Murphy a week ago.
If you want to do this in isolation, the simplest route is from the car park at V882790, and then heading SE directly up the heathery slope for 1km. The summit itself is a broad heathery mound.

  
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Summit Summary
Derrygarriff: Fine summit, easily reached.
Collaborative entry Last edit by: Colin Murphy a week ago.
There are access issues around Moll's Gap, so suggest starting at car park at V882790 and proceeding up the heathery slopes to Foardal - about 1km to the SE, before walking the 1.5km to the SW to ...


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