Walk in Ireland, Mayo Claggan Mountain NE Top Maumthomas SW Top Maumthomas NE Top Corranabinnia SW Top Corranabinnia Glennamong Glennamong East Top Tirkslieve, ascent 1336m, length 25.9km
GSheehy: Track 3111 in area near North Mayo (Ireland)
Mulranny to Srahmore
Length: 25.9km, Creator time taken: 6h33m, Ascent: 1336m, Descent: 1367m
Places:Start at L83192 96765, Claggan Mountain NE Top, Maumthomas SW Top, Maumthomas NE Top, Corranabinnia SW Top, Corranabinnia, Glennamong, Glennamong East Top, Tirkslieve, end at F96948 02721 15km NE from Start Logged as completed by 1
First time up this country and what a treat. The forecast was good and I thought I'd get some smashing photos but it wasn't to be as that low hanging cloud just lingered and there were a few light showers. I was in awe of the wild and tough walking terrain. Make no mistake, you'd know you'd had a decent walk when you get off the hill. No tracks up here, bar a few sheep ones, so you just walk it as you see it.
I could tell that the beauty of the mountains themselves were hidden on the day, because of the weather, but they looked fantastic and worth another visit on a beter day. Theres a bit of a scramble between Corrannabinna SW and Corranabinnia itself but it only added to the walk.
NB: I descended from Tirkslieve by following the fence down to F963 028 but there was a 'No Entry' sign on the other side of the gate where the hill meets the road. So, Id suggest heading to the foot bridge at F948 024 as an alternative.
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