Walk in Ireland, Donegal Damph Slieve Snaght Slieve Main, ascent 653m, length 11km
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simon3: Track 2369 in area near Damph, Inishowen (Ireland)
Visiting the trio of hills with Slieve Snaght.
Length: 11.0km, Creator time taken: 4h38m, Ascent: 653m,
Descent: 729m

Places: Start at C44268 37219, Damph, Slieve Snaght, Slieve Main, end at C39006 34754 5.8km SW from Start
Logged as completed by 1
This track starts up Damph past a ringfort as indicated on the 1:50k map, however we could not find this feature on the ground. The climb up Damph is like almost all the rest of the route, that is untracked and often difficult under foot, particularly under 300m.
At the start, behold the substantial lake (the Fullerton Pollan reservoir) to the west. This is artificial and was only completed in 1997. For some reason it is not shown on the OSi 1:50,000 map.
The top of Slieve Snaght is a flattish rockstrewn plateau. It is covered in upright stones presumably from the Modern Megalithic period (1980 CE onwards). When leaving the top head further east initially than shown in the track to avoid excessive traversing of scree.
Going up Slieve Main there is, as of 2013, a fence much of the way. Beyond Slieve Main the track here shows a route heading towards a sharp bend in the road some 700m south of Kinnagoe Hill. This was a route led by a local walker. It would be best to check this end for permission or head further north towards C392368 near a derelict cottage. A further advantage of this route would be that it avoids rough and rushy ground that the track as shown ends with.

Uploaded on: Mon, 16 Sep 2013 (11:33:21)
Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/track/2369/  
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