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mcrtchly: Track 2878 in area near Slievanea, Central Dingle (Ireland)
A circuit of the western central Dingle tops
Length: 19.2km, Creator time taken: 12h48m, Ascent: 1152m,
Descent: 1145m

Places: Start at Q49054 05587, Slievanea, Slievanea NE Top, An Starraicín, Sliabh na nGabhar, Gob an Iolair, Cnoc na Bánóige N Top, Cnoc na Bánóige, An Cnapán Mór, end at Start
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The mountains to the east of the Brandon Group could be considered to be the poor cousins to those around Mount Brandon, especially if you look at the number of MV users who have summited them. But beyond the statistics, these hills perhaps surpass the Brandon Group in the remoteness of the terrain and the vistas from them. This route circles an area of large upland flats which is surrounded by higher peaks on almost all sides except where rivers run off from its extremities. A chain of lakes (the Coumanara Lakes) surrounded by rocky outcrops occupy the western end of the flats whilst the eastern end is generally covered in short grass over peat. It is likely that this area was used in the past for transhumance (booleying) grazing of cattle in the summer as there are the remains of number of stone built shelters across the upland flats.

The easiest access is from the car park at top of Conner’s Pass which alleviates 400m of ascent from sea level. Our route first follows the summits along the northern rim of the flats before crossing over and returning via the summits along the southern rim. The northern summits give great views of the Brandon range and north Dingle coast whilst the southern summits have views over Dingle bay and the Iveagh peninsula. Our time to undertake this walk shouldn’t be taken as a guide as we were filming video along the way and frequently stopping for quite some time.

Uploaded on: Fri, 24 Apr 2015 (14:24:31)
Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/track/2878/  
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