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2016-05-23 09:24:49
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Slieve League walk for Mountainiews members
I remember climbing down a 'chimney' on the Faha Ridge in the Brandon range in Kerry. I remember arriving at the summit of Cruach Mor and looking across to the Big Gun in the McGillicuddys Reeks, also in Kerry. I remember 'The most amount of MountainViewers in one spot' as we all clambered onto the small summit atop the rocky tor of Slieve Bearnagh in the Mournes. These were all great days, and these were all MountainViews members and friends walks

This Saturday, 28th May, another of these iconic walks takes places on Slieve League in Donegal. I haven't done this walk yet, but I have heard so much about this fascinating route and legendary scenery. I am looking forward to this exhilarating walk in the company of some of our finest walkers and talkers. If you can, please do come along. It's an opportunity to meet other MountainViewers and enjoy a top quality walk at the same time. I once calculated on one previous such gathering that the assembled mob had between them hiked or climbed 10,000 Irish hills and mountains! That's a lot of experience to draw upon!

Whether you are local to the area, or have the opportunity to come from further afield, please do come along. We welcome old friends and also encourage new members or those considering their first Scavvy walk. You won't be disappointed!

If you're coming along please message Peter Walker on the site so he can sort restaurant numbers for the evening meal.
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Short walk even shorter! Killeagh Hill views & ring fort.
simoburn 11 hours ago.
walk, Len: 0.8km, Climb: 20m, Area: Killeagh, Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland) Killeagh

  
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Belmore Mountain: A standing stone gathers all moss.
TommyV a week 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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Bruse Hill: Bruse Summer 2017
TommyMc 6 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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Brougher Mountain: A quick bag.
TommyV a week 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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Croghan Hill: Broken Trig Pillar to be replaced
TommyMc a week 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 a week 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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Mullacor
JoHeaney 11 hours ago.
walk, Len: 9.1km, Climb: 537m, Area: Mullacor, Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland) Mullaco...

  
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Seefin Mountain W Top: Two summits one hike.
TommyV a week 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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Knockastia: Behind quarry
Fergalh 3 days ago.
At Moate take road to the pretty village of Rosemount. Drive through village and turn left around west side of mountain. At quarry there is a sign for site of old church (N2401043352) proceed up t...

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Knocknaskagh: The fast and the furious.
TommyV a week 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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MV Gathering & Awards - This Friday!!
Onzy 3 days ago.
ALL WELCOME !

  
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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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