Peter Walker: Track 2220 in area near Slieve Gullion, Cooley/Gullion (Ireland)
Slieve Gullion variation
Length: 2.8km, Creator time taken: 53m26s, Ascent: 234m, Descent: 241m
Places:Start at J01679 20850, Slieve Gullion, end at Start Logged as completed by 1
Having arrived at the usual 'high' start on the one way drive across Gullion's flanks I discovered no access signs and footpath 'repairers' in situ...an issue to which I will doubtless return later. Anyway, I drove a bit further along and made my own way up pathless slopes of (mainly) bracken to the summit ridge: once aloft a track led to the top, a little swampy after the day before's heavy rain. I returned the same way, of a fashion. On a clear day the crux (and it's a very tame one) of this route is getting over the barbed wire fence just after you leave the road.
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