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Summit Summary
Farbreague: Approach via Garraunbaun
Collaborative entry Last edit by: Colin Murphy a day ago.
Probably the simplest approach is via the neighbouring Garraunbaun, parking at the start of a forest road at S 204 942. Continue up to the T-junction and just ahead, slightly to the left ther...

  
Summit Comment
Farbreague: Hillus horribilus
Colin Murphy a day ago.
Here's what NOT to do! Having approached from Garraunbaun, the col between the two hills proved fairly ropey in terms of its marshy/muddy nature. Not wishing to go through it again this time ...

  
Track
Clear views, mottled skies: Mount Leinster on a good day.
simon3 a day ago.
We started from Kiltealy forest entrance in Ballycrystal. We went up through the reasonably open forest and then ... walk, Len: 14.8km, Climb: 701m, Area: Black Rock Mountain, Blackstairs Mountai|...

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Garraunbaun: Looking the other way
Colin Murphy a day ago.
The French writer Guy de Maupassant said that he had lunch in the Eiffel Tower frequently as it was the only place in Paris that he didn't have to look at the thing. I feel much the same abou...

  
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Garraunbaun: Nothing to see here...
Colin Murphy a day ago.
Followed the short summary advice to the summit on a frosty morning. Unpleasant walk overall - boggy underfoot and lots of goose-stepping over knee-high heather. The summit area has been harv...

  
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Blackstairs Mountain: Speckled sky, misty slopes.
simon3 a day ago.
One late November day with a cool north wind, this was the view of Blackstairs Mountain from the north.

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Black Hill: Hampden Bomber memorial Black Hill
ceadeile 4 days ago.
At O 03323 08968, on the side of Black Hill, a memorial - an upright Granite column (a recycled gatepost?) and a plaque, commemorate the 4 airmen who died nearby in the early hours of April 1...

  
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Inchimore: Nice views to be seen.
hivisibility 5 days ago.
Nice views from Inchimore to be had on a good day. Peakeen and Knockanaguish from the summit.

  
Summit Comment
Kilduff Mountain: Honey trap
Colin Murphy a week ago.
About the most interesting thing I saw on my ascent of this hill was when I stopped for lunch and saw that my feet were surrounded by bright orange-coloured fungus. I believe it's called Armi...

Summit Summary
Kilduff Mountain: Dull hill, covered in masts.
Collaborative entry Last edit by: Colin Murphy a week ago.
Simplest approach is via a farm track at S 067 753 E - permission may be required. Follow the track west for 1km until you reach the woods where the track swings north for about 300m, joining...

  
Track
Lacken to Black Hill via Hampden Memorial
ceadeile 4 days ago.
At O 03323 08968, on the side of Black Hill, a memorial - an upright Granite column (a recycled gatepost?) and a pla... walk, Len: 4.8km, Climb: 420m, Area: Black Hill, Wicklow (Ireland) Black Hill||

  
Bibliography
Ireland's County Highpoints - A Walking Guide by Gribbon, Kieron
Peter Walker 2 weeks ago.
There is something about hill walkers and our need to complete lists. Few of us are ever likely to get near the Seven Summits; that is the highest points on every continent. A much more manag...


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