Walk in Ireland, Mayo Mweelrea, ascent 669m, length 8.3km
AdrianneB: Track 1461 in area near Mweelrea, Mweelrea Mountains (Ireland)
Mweelrea from the Silver Strand
Length: 8.3km, Creator time taken: 2h33m, Ascent: 669m, Descent: 269m
Places:Start at L76288 68802, Mweelrea, end at L78852 67599 2.8km SE from Start Logged as completed by 1
This is the easiest and quickest way to get to te top of Mweelrea, but it's mostly just a bog walk. I did it in just under 3 hours. You can park where the track leaves the road, or add in the road walk and park at the beach at the end of the road. The track to open land is marked with a cul de sac sign and there are no fences once you get through the gate. Care should be taken on the upper section of the walk and should not be attempted in high winds or when the cloud base comes in due to cliffs near the summit.
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