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CaptainVertigo: Track 2653 in area near Baurtregaum Far NE Top, Slieve Mish (Ireland)
Baurtregaum and the Northern VLs
Length: 11.5km, Creator time taken: 4h47m, Ascent: 915m,
Descent: 916m

Places: Start at Q74237 10773, Baurtregaum Far NE Top, Baurtregaum NE Top, Baurtregaum, Baurtregaum NW Top, end at Start
Logged as completed by 1

This is a bespoke route for those who missed the northern VLs on a previous expedition. The highlight for me was the narrow curving staircase to the North East Top. Stairway to heaven stuff...
Getting back to where it all began...I parked at the place suggested by one of our colleagues, which is frighteningly close to houses. It was "earlyish". I made sure the car would not be in any one's way and gingerly crept towards the leafy lane that led to the Dingle Way. This involved passing a very nice bungalow, praying that no dog would bark. No dog did bark, but a bright light came on and a disembodied voice said words to the effect of: "You are being recorded by a video security monitoring device". After that terrifying beginning the rest was easy...well everything except the bit where I lost the Dingle Way for a while. Oh and please look out for the swamp around Q 7542810470...Its on the Dingle Way so you really can't miss it!

Uploaded on: Sun, 24 Aug 2014 (20:47:51)
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