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wicklore
2013-01-21 16:08:02
"Breaking Trail near Djouce" from wicklore Contract pics
Picture: Breaking Trail near Djouce (Contract pics)

Snowtime!
We took a group of scouts up to Djouce in Wicklow on Saturday. We didn't make it to the top due to increasing difficulty negotiating the snow. It was up to about 2 feet in places at 550metres altitude. We were the first to 'break trail', and several other walkers took advantage of our hard work and followed our trail. They gave up when we did, and told us we had carved a useful trail, especially after the footbridge above Powerscourt Waterfall. (we started in Crone Wood). With continued snow showers since Saturday I'd say the snow is even deeper, especially if you can get up towards the summit. Please bear in mind the usual warning about appropriate gear, good navigation skills etc - when the snow falls you wouldn't know which way you were facing!
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Knockatagglemore
caiomhin 23 hours ago.
walk, Len: 1.0km, Climb: 30m, Area: Knockatagglemore, W Limerick/N Kerry (Irela...

  
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Belmore Mountain: A standing stone gathers all moss.
TommyV 3 days ago.
As mentioned by Harry Goodman, it's possible to drive along Belmore forest for almost two kilometers as far as a black forestry gate. There is also a standard gate here on the right giving access ...

  
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Brougher Mountain: A quick bag.
TommyV 3 days ago.
Nothing much to add to the comments already. Drove most of the way up from the North side of the hill to within 450 metres of the trig point. Nothing to recommend to anybody who is looking to get ...

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Bruse Hill: Bruse Summer 2017
TommyMc 2 days ago.
Since a big gorse fire in 2016, this hill is once more easily accessible to casual walkers and has been widely visited this summer. An easy approach is possible by taking the L6636 minor road off ...

  
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Croghan Hill: Broken Trig Pillar to be replaced
TommyMc 5 days ago.
The recent damage to the Croghan Hill trig pillar is covered in an article in this week's Offaly Independent. The good news is that Offaly County Council plans to replace the damaged pillar to its...

  
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Slievereagh: To drive or not to drive?
TommyV 6 days ago.
Geo's directions are spot on. At the aforementioned Coilte forest entrance there is a sign staing no unauthorized vehicles beyond this point as the gate may close at any point. However as the Lazy...

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Near Djouce, Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland)
JoHeaney 3 days ago.
walk, Len: 9.6km, Climb: 465m, Area: Djouce, Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland) Djouce

  
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Seefin Mountain W Top: Two summits one hike.
TommyV 6 days ago.
Nothing to add to the directions provided by melohara. Just to mention two things, the parking place was littered with close to a hundred empty beer cans, it looks like there was a party there or ...

  
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Knocknaskagh: The fast and the furious.
TommyV 6 days ago.
Knocknaskagh is a fairly prominent hill in North Cork. It's possible to access via a Coilte forest entrance on the South East side mentioned by jackill. After about 500 metres, there is a smaller,...

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Camlough Mountain: Army Dreamers
Collaborative entry Last edit by: Peter Walker a week ago.
Relatively recent history has liberated Camlough Mountain from the bonds of the military: some metallic paraphernalia remains high on its slopes but if one puts that aside it's a cracking little e...

  
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Carrigshouk: Accessible but not necessarily easy.
IainT a week ago.
Although Carrigshouk is very close to a road it's quite a rough little walk, with deep heather, boulders, scrub and the remants of old tree planting. The worst of this can be avoided by parking ea...

  
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Tievnabinnia: One of Ireland's highest waterfalls ?
David-Guenot a week ago.
I thought I'd share this pic I took while exploring the summit area of Tievnabinnia E Top recently. This amazing waterfall cascades down the SE slopes of Tievnabinnia. The OSI map suggests it woul...


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