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The Beara-Breifne Way Day 2
mlmoroneybb a week ago.
walk, Len: 22.1km, Climb: 784m, Area: Cork Islands (Ireland)

  
Summit Comment
Derrygarriff: Free as a bird
Colin Murphy a week ago.
We were lucky to see a white tailed eagle gliding gracefully over Eirk Lough before before coming to rest on a rock, which provided the opportunity to capture a pic of the rarely seen bird of prey...

  
Forum: General
Ants in your placenames.
simon3 a week ago.
So you haven't heard of ant-hills?Incidentally take a look at this place:https://mountainviews.ie/summit/B7426/

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The Beara-Breifne Way Day 1
mlmoroneybb a week ago.
The Beara-Breifne Way is a 500 km walking route which goes from the tip of the Beara Peninsula at Dursey in Co. Cork to walk, Len: 25.9km, Climb: 883m, Area: Cork Islands (Ireland)

  
Summit Comment
Foardal: Beyond a shadow of a doubt
Colin Murphy a week ago.
The French writer Maupassant used to say he had lunch in the Eiffel Tower every day because it was the only place in Paris that he couldn't see the thing. A similar view might be taken of Foardal,...

  
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Scarr-Kanturk & Loch Dan
mlmoroneybb a week ago.
Scarr-Kanturk & Loch Dan A lovely walk up to Scarr mountain returning via Lough Dan. In addition to the great views, L... walk, Len: 10.6km, Climb: 581m, Area: Kanturk, Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland) Kantu

Summit Summary
Foardal: Simple approach from NW
Collaborative entry Last edit by: Colin Murphy a week ago.
If you want to do this in isolation, the simplest route is from the car park at V882790, and then heading SE directly up the heathery slope for 1km. The summit itself is a broad heathery mound.

  
Forum: General
O wad some Power the giftie gie us ...
BleckCra a week ago.
I note my post, reference insect mountains, enthusiastically mentioned in dispatches.Alas my apologies have to be retracted.The Maggot of Kirkcudbrightshire's Maggot Hill turns out to be a corrupt...

  
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Ballinagee Bridge to Laragh (Eastern Half of St. Kevin's Way)
jgfitz 2 weeks ago.
This route is way-marked with the St. Kevin's symbol, and follows the R756 road. It is boggy in places between Ballinag walk, Len: 12.3km, Climb: 251m, Area: Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland)

Summit Summary
Derrygarriff: Fine summit, easily reached.
Collaborative entry Last edit by: Colin Murphy a week ago.
There are access issues around Moll's Gap, so suggest starting at car park at V882790 and proceeding up the heathery slopes to Foardal - about 1km to the SE, before walking the 1.5km to the SW to ...

  
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Trekking in the Caucasus Mountains of Georgia: Sojourn in Svaneti
mcrtchly 2 weeks ago.
The Svaneti trek was the second of our multi-day treks in Georgia and was quite a bit different to that in the Kazbegi r walk, Len: 44.9km, Climb: 2297m, Area: Georgia ()

  
Summit Comment
Derrygarriff: Breathe in the Derry air...
Colin Murphy a week ago.
This summit was the 5th stop on a six summit linear walk starting at V917752 and taking in Peakeen, Peakeen West Top, North West Top, Far North West Top, then Derrygarriff and finishing on Foardal...


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