Conditions and Info
Use of MountainViews is governed by
conditions. General information about the site is
here. Opinions in material here are not necessarily endorsed by MountainViews.
Hillwalking is a risk sport. Information in comments, walks or shared GPS tracks may not be accurate for example as regards safety or access permission. You are responsible for your safety and your permission to walk see
conditions. Credits and list definitions are listed here
Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
GlinskHillGlinsce A name in Irish (Ir. Glinsce [logainm.ie], poss. 'valley difficult of access')MayoCounty, in Binnion List, Monotonous massive to banded psammites. Bedrock
Height:304mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 23Grid Reference: F94819 42044 Place visited by 10 members. Recently by: IainT, sandman, shaunkelly, Garmin, chalky, barrymayo, scapania, Geansai, Frank12345, IncaHoots I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
There are several townlands named Glinsce in the west of Ireland (anglicised as Glinsk, Gleensk or Gleesk). Several, though not all, are in rather remote valleys or ravines, of which the ravine N of this peak is a fine example. The name is obscure but may refer to a valley difficult of access. The remains of a signal tower are located SE of the summit. Walks: for a cliff-top route from Porturlin to Belderg, passing near Glinsk, see Whilde & Simms, New Irish Walk Guide - West and North, 78-79.
Glinsk is the 1142th highest place in Ireland. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/954/?PHPSESSID=ggqh6ec6jcdv11vnr7qn5b8uh7