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simon3
2021-06-23 14:17:17
Re Commenting on Saved Tracks
Context of comment:Bunsen7 & all,
This feature had problems and should now be working.
Bunsen7
2021-06-23 12:12:58
Re Commenting on Saved Tracks
Context of comment:Re Commenting on Saved Tracks
Message:Re Commenting on Saved Tracks
Additional points:Hi Simon, unfortunately no, that input box doesn't present itself for me. Nor does the small "+" sign visible in your picture.

I tried it using Chrome, MS Edge and MS Internet Explorer, but couldn't get it to work on my devices.

I was trying to add a comment to track 2338.

It would certainly be a very good feature. Interested to hear if other users can do it.
simon3
2021-06-23 07:15:18
"After clicking on Write comment" from simon3 Contract pics
Picture: After clicking on Write comment (Contract pics)

Re Commenting on saved tracks.
Context of comment:This feature is indeed intended for people to make comments to existing tracks, allowing updated information etc.
As far as I know it is working. Just click where it says "Write comment". An input box should then appear immediately below where you clicked.
Enter text in this and then click on "Click to POST comment" and that's it.
Message:Try it. It was definitely working for me this morning, see
https://mountainviews.ie/track/4506/
Additional points:However this feature was introduced just before the lockdowns started so perhaps not so many people were commenting on routes. Perhaps there are some input setups it doesn't work on We have also changed hosting which might have introduced errors. So, please do report this or any feature that isn't working.
Bunsen7
2021-06-22 16:22:54
Commenting on saved tracks
Context of comment:I see a comment box on tracks but can't work out how to use it. Is this function in use? If so, any chance of a quick explanation?

I can rate the track but can't seem to add comments. For example, if a track was uploaded quite a long time ago, it might be useful to give updates etc, rather than adding a new track.
simon3
2021-05-23 20:32:58
Mostly Resolved Disruption on MV
Context of comment:MountainViews is migrating its hosting for technical reasons.
Message:This will start at 8AM on Monday 24th May.
Message:You may find that website stops working or behaves oddly.

Do not upload new comments, tracks etc on Monday until we notify you that this is completed.

There is a risk that the migration will take more than one day.
Additional points:When we have completed this, this forum should be available again.

The initial work has been done and appears to have been successful.

There may still be some untested features not working.
Additional points:As with any big change, there could be errors, yet to manifest themselves.
simon3
2021-04-30 23:14:44
Resolved Problem downloading gpx tracks
Context of comment:Yes, there appears to be an error in this which we are now investigating. Fixed 1 May 2021
chelman7
2021-04-30 20:23:02
Problem downloading gpx tracks
Context of comment:There seems to be an issue downloading tracks. Clicking on a track in the suggested walks box does not bring up the option to download the track.
ektich
2021-03-26 11:42:49
Outage on 25 Mar 2021
Context of comment:outage
Message:The mountainviews.ie site was unavailable due to a network outage (suspected distributed denial of service attack) at our hosting provider.

It seems that the outage started at 8:00am in the morning, and was completely resolved by 4:00pm.
simon3
2021-03-22 10:44:19
"Icons for pronunciations." from simon3 Contract pics
Picture: Icons for pronunciations. (Contract pics)

A start on pronunciation files. Kerry.
Context of comment:MountainViews is pleased to announce that we have now got pronunciations available for a number of places in Kerry. So if you are wondering how to pronounce Boughil or its Irish name Buachaill Finnleithid you can hear them at:

https://mountainviews.ie/summit/227/

others that you might like to try include:

summit/218/ Knocknamanagh Mountain, Cnoc na Manach

summit/441/ Knocknagorraveela Mountain, Cnoc na gCorrmhíolta
Message:MountainViews would very much like to thank our veteran supporter Paul Tempan and his assistant for these pronunciations Hannah Ní Shearcaigh. Hannah is a Kerry native speaker. We would also like to thank volunteer Mike Griffin for research and implementation of the programming code to make the neat short icon for playing the sounds.

443 pronunciation files have been created so far for this project. This is a great start for Kerry and included many of the trickier to pronounce names of the region. We hope to expand the places for which we have pronunciations.
Additional points:As usual with any new feature there are likely to be errors. Please let us know at admin@mountainviews.ie
If you are interested in assisting with pronunciations and can help practically, please do get in touch.
Fergalh
2020-10-26 23:35:30
"Stile to Hill of Ward" from Fergalh Contract pics
Picture: Stile to Hill of Ward (Contract pics)
Hill Of Ward Entrance
Context of comment:Historical Hills inclusion
Message:I was there in the summer of 2020 and there is parking at crossroads for two cars or so beside a water tower around 3 km from Athboy. A purpose built entrance leads to a 200 metre flat walk to the ditches and ramparts at the summit. Well worth a visit when restrictions ease again.
Additional points:No Parking issues


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Summit Summary
Torc Mountain West Top: Smaller, rougher, much less frequented summit with good
Collaborative entry Last edit by: simon3 a day ago.
Torc West Top is usually done in conjunction with Torc itself, especially as it is a relatively easy 15 minute walk between the two. Park in the upper car park , V96686 84235 (Point A), room ...

  
Bibliography
Ireland's County Highpoints - A Walking Guide by Gribbon, Kieron
Peter Walker 2 months ago.
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Forum: General
Court Case Highlights Stag Attack Dangers
Bunsen7 5 days ago.
Worker attacked by stag on mountain access road.Employer (admittedly one that has no problem writing cheques) admits liability - worker "permitted to work alone in a mountain area during the ...

Track
Circuit of Cloon Wood
simon3 a week ago.
This is yet another variation on routes from the entrance to Cloon Wood car park.It has been included because it has... walk, Len: 7.2km, Climb: 345m, Area: Prince William's Seat, Dublin (Ireland) ||

  
Bibliography
Irish Peaks - A Celebration Of Ireland's Highest Mountains by Mountaineering Ir
Peter Walker 2 months ago.
Lavish and stunning celebration of Ireland's mountains, including being a guide to all the summits on the MV '100 Highest' list. Coffee table hardback format.

  
Summit Comment
Musherabeg: Odd rusting yoke!
Colin Murphy a day ago.
I can't speak to the hill's qualities as I could barely see my hand before my face in the mist, but one of the striking aspects is the presence of a huge rusting frame of some sort right at t...

Summit Summary
Mullaghanish North-East Top: A bagging exercise, no more.
Collaborative entry Last edit by: Colin Murphy a day ago.
On approach is from the SE. There is parking for several cars at W243 815 A, the entrance to a wind farm track. Follow the track up to W 232 823 B and then climb over the bank of earth on the...

  
Summit Summary
Mullaghanish Far North-East Top: Uninspiring boggy top.
Collaborative entry Last edit by: Colin Murphy a day ago.
There is parking for several cars at W243 815, the entrance to a wind farm track. Follow the track up to W 232 823 and then climb over the bank of earth resulting from the track's constructio...

  
Track
Barravore above Carlingford
Onzy 2 weeks ago.
walk, Len: 7.0km, Climb: 354m, Area: Barnavave, Cooley Mountains (Ireland) Barn...

Summit Comment
An Cnapán Mór: Impressive cliffs and rock formation to the east of the summit.
simon3 a day ago.
Between this summit and Cnoc na Banóige to the east there are some impressive cliffs on south side, overlooking Loch Bearna na Gaoithe.

  
Summit Comment
Slievenalecka: Steeple from the south.
simon3 a day ago.
From the north slopes of Cnoc na Banóige it is very clear why Slievenalecka or An Stairricin takes its name from the word for steeple.In the background and sunlit is Masatiompan.

  
Summit Comment
Dromavally Mountain: Western ridge and cliffs.
simon3 a day ago.
Dromavally Mountain can be approached from the west side at the Annascaul Lake car park. Here's what the ridge that extends west from its top looks like over the Garrivagh River and from near...


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