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2013-11-18 19:37:16
"Excellent Conditions from Friday" from CaptainVertigo Contract pics
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Southern Comeraghs: Friday?
Friday will be a cold, dry, bright day with sunny spells and very light winds, just a few showers near some coasts. After a frosty start temperatures will rise to between 5 and 8 degrees in the afternoon, highest in some coastal districts. Very frosty again on Friday night
I am currently studying the southern Comeraghs which run from Carrignagower to Coumaraglin and which comprise seven Vandaleur-Lynams of which 4 are Arderins and 1 (Fauscoum) is in the Highest 100. Would it make sense to attempt all seven on a mid winter's day? Where do you think I might start? If the day proved frosty would it be difficult, for example, to drive up to the car parking spaces on the road that traverses the spur SE of Coumfea (to the south of the Mahon river)? How are conditions underfoot generally on the plateau? Presumably, considerably better in frosty weather. Are there any access issues if one takes the road west from just south of Ballykilmurry Bridge to join the forest tracks at the base of Coumaraglin ? Are parked cars robbed regularly in this area? I would welcome any advice you might care to give. PS Our new television allows us to see YouTube videos: I watched Gerry McVeigh's Comeragh video in full blazing colour ( http://youtu.be/mBSd69wCjoM). It was just magnificent!
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jackill an hour ago.
I started hillwalking in mid 2003 after being pestered by a friend of mine to try it. The first walk was 10 km with a total climb of about 300 meters - and I nearly died! The funny thing was I kep...

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The Derryveagh Mountains to the sea.
jackill an hour ago.
On a blustery St.Patricks day Bleck Cra and I with a few old scavenger buddies headed up, and were almost blown off, Errigal.As it turns out though it gave some great opportunities to catch up esp...

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Those thieving Cork Bas*#?&$ !
jackill 2 hours ago.
Apparently we may need to consider moving one of our mountains south a bit. Apparently an eagle eyed Donegal resident spotted this in a picture at Cork airport. And sure we've also stolen Rory Gal...

Devil's Glen
jgfitz 3 hours ago.
walk, Len: 11.1km, Climb: 409m, Area: Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland)

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Black Hill: Against the Odds
Geansai 19 hours ago.
After reading about it in the Ireland lonely planet walking guide ,did the second leg of the Antrim Hills way from the Larne- Ballymena road jump off point to Glenarm the day after the hurricane l...

Near Galty Mountains (Ireland)
mlmoroneybb a day ago.
walk, Len: 6.8km, Climb: 141m, Area: Galty Mountains (Ireland)

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FrankMc1964 a day ago.
Navigate most of the mountains along the west................member of Limerick Climbing Club.....One of the founder members of Mountain Meitheal Southeast doing Path repair around the Galtees.

Dolmen Loop Lisvarrinane
mlmoroneybb a day ago.
Easy walk can be completed in 2.5 hours walk, Len: 10.6km, Climb: 281m, Area: Slievenamuck, Galty Mountains (Ireland) S...

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Sheegouna: Tipp of the iceberg #2
madfrankie 2 days ago.
Slievenamon dominates the view SW from Sheegouna's low cairn

Pigeon Rock Mountain & South Top
Trailtrekker a day ago.
walk, Len: 3.2km, Climb: 192m, Area: Pigeon Rock Mountain, Mourne Mountains (Ir...

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Sheegouna: The Tipp of the iceberg
madfrankie 2 days ago.
A couple of pics from a frigid hike up Slievenamon that continued on to the NE top, Sheegouna.Amazing how even the most unremarkable hills are transformed by the white stuff.

An abridged Sheeffrys route
peter1 4 days ago.
walk, Len: 13.0km, Climb: 763m, Area: Tievnabinnia South-East Top, Sheeffry Hil...

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