Walk in Ireland, Kerry Torc Mountain Torc Mountain West Top, ascent 456m, length 7.9km
wicklore: Track 1870 in area near Torc Mountain, Mangerton (Ireland)
Torc summits - busy tourist route and unvisited W Top
Length: 7.9km, Creator time taken: 2h30m, Ascent: 456m, Descent: 467m
Places:Start at V96688 84206, Torc Mountain, Torc Mountain West Top, end at V96502 83709 530m S from Start Logged as completed by 1
This route follows the tourist route to the top of Torc Mountain where breathtaking views await. A combintion of forest track and boardwalk make up the route to the top of Torc Mountain. From Torc Mountain my route heads over to Torc Mountain W Top, which is virtually unvisited. The section between the two Torcs is wet in places, with no tracks at all. I fancied I saw an eagle flying high above me, but my photos were too vague to know for sure. After Torc W Top my route crosses open ground to rejoin the heaving masses on the path. Enjoy the panoramic views of the lakes and distant mountains that make this a worthy climb for both experienced and novice walkers alike.
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