Jim Holmes: Track 2885 in area near Mount Leinster East Top, Blackstairs Mountains (Ireland)
The Blackstairs Challenge Walk
Length: 31.0km, Creator time taken: 5h34m, Ascent: 1436m, Descent: 1526m
Places:Start at S87615 54239, Mount Leinster East Top, Mount Leinster, Blackstairs Mountain, Carrigalachan, Carrigroe, Dho Bran, end at S75254 38550 20km SW from Start Logged as completed by 1
This was the Backstairs Walk of 2012 as hosted by The Wayfarers Hillwalking Club.
The day stayed totally overcast but remained dry with clearances only within the cols.
This route contours Knockroe allowing for a water stop from a gracious farmer with a lovely cold spring well!
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