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nkenealy: Track 2508 in area near Slieve Gullion, Cooley/Gullion (Ireland)
Slieve Gullion Loop
Length: 13.2km, Creator time taken: 3h42m, Ascent: 432m, Descent: 471m
Places:Start at J03903 19764, Slieve Gullion, end at J04130 19746 227m E from Start Logged as completed by 1
Starting from the Slieve Gullion Forest Park car park.
WALK DIRECTIONS (Ring of Gullion Way/RGW blue arrows): From top left corner of car park (OS ref J 040196), left up path through trees. In ¼ mile join Forest Drive (038191), up slope, then level, for ¼ mile to RGW post on left (035190). Right up drive, past metal barrier; left uphill for 1½ miles to car park (018200). Beyond picnic table, right at white post, steeply uphill to South Cairn on Slieve Gullion summit (025203).
Head towards the North Cairn (021211); then aim north for Sturgan Mountain (left of Cam Lough), then white house between you and lake. Path divides by grassy 'lawn' with boulder beyond; right here, aiming for house. Through gate, down to road (025230). Right along road for 3 miles, passing Killevy Old Church (040221) and Clonlum Cairn (047206),
About another km to the Slieve Gullion Forest Park (046199).
Uploaded on: Fri, 11 Oct 2013 (18:29:41) Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/track/2508/ To download GPS tracks you must be enrolled and logged in. See "Login or enrol", top right - quick and easy.
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