Cookies. This website uses cookies, which are small text files that the website puts on your computer to facilitate operation. Cookies help us provide a better service to you. They are used to track general user traffic information and to help the website function properly.

Click to hide this notice for 30 days.
Welcome to MountainViews
If you want to use the website often please enrol (quick and free) at top right.
Site Feedback Site announcements, requests for features, bug reports about the software of the service.
Sort by >

More controls

1 2 3 .. 44 Next page >>
Post details Post   (Contract pics)
Context of comment:   (Show all posts)
Context of comment:   (Show all posts)
Context of comment:   (Show all posts)
Context of comment:   (Show all posts)
Context of comment:   (Show all posts)
Context of comment:   (Show all posts)
Context of comment:   (Show all posts)
Context of comment:   (Show all posts)
Context of comment:   (Show all posts)
simon3
2020-08-01 08:45:35
Recognition for the Arderins
Context of comment:The Arderins, the list of Irish Mountains of 500m with a prominence of 30m has now been recognised as a premier list providing a lifetime challenge.
Message:In a joint announcement Mountaineering Ireland and MountainViews have described the vision, nature and objectives of the list. See
https://mountainviews.ie/resourceitem/announcements/ArderinsAnnouncementFinal.pdf

The joint announcement reflects agreement between Mountaineering Ireland's new hillwalking committee and MountainViews.
Additional points:The Arderins list in its current form was put together by MountainViews in 2009. The list was originally based on work by Joss Lynam and also Myrdyyn Philips/ Michael Dewey. Hundreds of people have contributed to the list or the data associated with it. The specification for the list is that summits must be at least 500m above sea level with a prominence of at least 30m. Currently there are 406 such summits recognised, however the number is expected to change as more refined surveying takes place. For example in Nov 2019 it was discovered that Common Mountain in Donegal SW forrmerly thought to be an Arderin misses out because surveying shows that its height is 499.7m, just under the minimum required.

Comment from MountainViews

We are delighted with this agreement and we hope it encourages hillwalkers to try the delights of the very very varied Arderins. We have not lost track however that ultimately the success of lists is in how hillwalkers view them and participate in them.


RECENT CONTRIBUTIONS 1 2 3 .. 67 Next page >>
Summit Summary
Caherconree: Fine grassy peak with promontory fort and extensive views
Collaborative entry Last edit by: markmjcampion 7 hours ago.
Caherconree is the last big peak on the Slieve Mish ridgeline before it tails down to the sea near Inch. It's noted for its extensive views looking W to Beenoskee and SW to Iveragh and the fine va...

  
Summit Comment
Beardown Tors: Long walk back to main road
Fergalh 8 hours ago.
Head south West to Longaford Tor and than head North West along track to cross stream and head up Beardown Tor. This summit is marked by some stones from here follow track south past the wood and ...

  
Summit Comment
Higher White Tor: Long walk to summit
Fergalh 9 hours ago.
A drop down of Brown House top to south is followed by a gentle ascent to Lower White Tor. From Lower to Upper White Tor is a gentle Stroll. The summit is marked by some Tors and some small stones...

Summit Comment
Brown's House Top: No sign of Mrs. Brown thankfully
Fergalh 9 hours ago.
From Cut Hill head South East down to Flat Tor and than a small rise to Brown House Top (The house itself is south below the summit). Another unmarked summit with steep slopes to south and extensi...

  
Summit Comment
Cut Hill: Cut above the rest
Fergalh 9 hours ago.
A ridge walk to the south East from Black Hill with a small up and down leads you to cut Hill which is marked by some small stones at summit

  
Summit Comment
Black Hill: Marshy Area
Fergalh 9 hours ago.
Headed across Winneys down and then across a wet marshy area before crossing a stream and up onto Black Hill. This summit is marked by some stones. This is edge of Firing zone so check if there is...

Summit Comment
Sittaford Tor: Nice place to sit for the view
Fergalh 9 hours ago.
Heading North West again another stream to cross along with boggy ground to contend with. A short but steep climb brings you to another unmarked summit which has a few rocks scattered around.

  
Summit Comment
White Ridge: Short descent and ascent
Fergalh 9 hours ago.
Follow along edge of forest heading south west and than north west. A small descent and than a small ascent and a couple of streams to cross leads you to the unmarked summit.

  
Summit Comment
High Willhays: Grassy walk to summit
Fergalh 9 hours ago.
Heading North East from Postbridge on the B3212 there is a small parking place on the left. Here i parked and did a big Circuit with 13 Hills and Tors. Head along track for a while and than veer o...

Summit Comment
Binn Gabhar: Love in the time of Covid
magnumpig 17 hours ago.
Climbed Bengower on 21st November 2020, via Ben Lettery, and thats the peak that can be seen in the picture - taken from Ben Gower peak. It was a spectacular day and I regret not advancing to Benb...

  
Summit Comment
High Willhays: If you see Red Flag leave immediately
Fergalh a day ago.
It should be noted that these hills are is in a shooting range. Check the MOD website first to see if shooting is taking place when you are due to climb and if you see the red flags leave immediat...

  
Summit Comment
High Willhays: High point of the area.
Fergalh a day ago.
From Yes Tor head along the ridge to Devon's county top marked by a large cairn. After this drop to col and follow long tracks back to village of Bellstone. I than visited the Tors Bar for a well ...


RECENT CONTRIBUTIONS 1 2 3 .. 67 Next page >>