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thomas_g: Track 2362 in area near Derrysallagh, Caha Mountains (Ireland)
Caha Hourglass
Length: 14.3km, Creator time taken: 5h 8m, Ascent: 744m,
Descent: 727m

Places: Start at V88994 66416, Derrysallagh, Knocknagorraveela NE Top, Knocknagorraveela, Feorus East, end at Start
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Park at wide road junction V889664 (room for 1-2 cars). Follow Beara Way to the col between Feorus East & Derrysallagh. In November, the diverted (from OSI map) Beara Way was very wet boggy ground which was very draining, I think the approach from the west would be preferable except in summer. The going between Derrysallagh and Knocknagorraveela NE Top was reasonable, handrailing the fence, as was the going between Knocknagorraveela NE Top and Knocknagorraveela. The valley between Knocknagorraveela and Derrysallagh wasn't as wet as expected, but is full of hidden holes: be careful where you step. Feorus East is the highlight of the walk, with fantastic views, interesting cairns and good shelter for the tea.

Uploaded on: Sat, 16 Nov 2013 (17:45:46)
Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/track/2362/  
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