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TheSquonk
2011-03-02 23:58:18
Contributions: how do you make a contribution
Context of comment:I've been wandering around the hills of Ireland over the past couple of years (newbie) occasionally referring to this site beforehand when venturing outside Wicklow in an effort to identify interesting walks beforehand. The weekend before last I used the "Walks" section to identify the The Coumloughra Horseshoe. Jackill provided an excellent outline of the walk.
But I chose to go clockwise rather than anticlockwise due to some local advice I had received.
Weather conditions were fair, but with occasional cloud cover & gusting winds. I was delighted that I went clockwise, as I was quite tired (unfit) by the time I reached Carrauntoohill & welcomed the respite. The return trip via Caher was therefore a welcome relief as I would not have enjoyed the return trip via the Bones as much. I thought that this might be useful info for other first timers, but was unable to add any contribution to the walk (only to a particular peak).
Might it be worth considering allowing contributions to existing walks? Mac.
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Binn Bhriocáin: Long views of a stepped descent.
simon3 9 hours ago.
Letterbreckaun can be seen from Clare island, around 33km away. It appears between Mweelrea and the high ground towards the Sheefrys.

  
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Mweelrea: Coastal mountains
simon3 10 hours ago.
Ben Bury and Mweelrea form an impressive sight from Clare Island.

  
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High tour of Clare Island
simon3 a day ago.
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Glencullin ridge to Ben Bury/Mweelrea
markwallace 2 days ago.
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Caherbarnagh East Top: An easy stroll from Caherbarnagh.
David-Guenot 3 days ago.
There is a gate to cross when coming down from the cairn at the NE end of the main Caherbarnagh ridge (I found it was actually easier to cross the fence just right of the gate). There is a faint t...

  
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Caherbarnagh East Top: A worthwhile addition.
David-Guenot 3 days ago.
This summit is easily reached from the main Caherbarnagh ridge and seems easy enough to get to from Curracahill as well. If coming from Caherbarnagh, best is to cross the fence just before the col...

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The Paps East: Two shapely hills.
TommyV 6 days ago.
There is a forestry road in the Clydagh Valley with parking at W12955 83343. Following this road will lead you out onto the open mountain. From here it's a steep pull up to spot height 562 metres ...

  
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Caherbarnagh East Top: An unremarkable summit, worth the visit for the views.
David-Guenot 3 days ago.
The summit is unremarkable though easy to spot as it lies along the fence.

  
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Caherbarnagh: A mini horseshoe
TommyV 6 days ago.
I mostly followed Aidands directions. There is now a sign on the road marking the path for the Dulhallow Way at beside the bungalow mentioned by Aidand, and several more going through the private ...

Summit Comment
Musheramore: Follow the fence.
TommyV 6 days ago.
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Track
Dart & Sawel
Peter Walker 4 days ago.
(Note: the time is bonkers, and the ascent isn't right either, but hey, at least the distance is correct. And it ende... walk, Len: 16.3km, Climb: 635m, Area: Dart Mountain, Sperrin Mountains (Irelan

  
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Knockchree: A nice forest trail takes you up
Pepe a week ago.
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