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tamjk
2015-09-01 12:38:57
"Eastern Ascent to Mullaghanattin Peak" from tamjk Contract pics
Picture: Eastern Ascent to Mullaghanattin Peak (Contract pics)

Mullaghanattin, Map in doubt?
Go to this webpage for a map of the summit and its ascents.

maps.osi.ie/publicviewer/#V2,473842 E,577303 F,9,10

The "easiest" ascent is from the east, i.e. from a point at contour 700 m to the summit itself, which is given as 773 m. This is a net rise of 73 m.

Now measure the corresponding horizontal distance.
Using a ruler on the screen, I make it around 30 mm.
Applying the scale factor of x 10,000, this equates to a real horizontal projection of ~ 300 m.

So our gradient on this eastern ascent is given by :

Gradient = tan-1 ( 73 / 300 ) = tan-1( 0.24 ) ~ 13.5 degrees . . . .

I don't know about you people, but I make this rise to be a lot more than 13 - 14 degrees.

To the eye, I made it to be 30 degrees at least.
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