Conditions and Info
Use of MountainViews is governed by
conditions. General information about the site is
here. Opinions in material here are not necessarily endorsed by MountainViews.
Hillwalking is a risk sport. Information in comments, walks or shared GPS tracks may not be accurate for example as regards safety or access permission. You are responsible for your safety and your permission to walk see
conditions. Credits and list definitions are listed here
simon3: Track 3297 in area near Cooley/Gullion (Ireland)
Reaching Dunany Point.
Length: 3.0km, Creator time taken: 1h11m, Ascent: 34m, Descent: 35m
Places:Start at O15028 90783, end at Start Logged as completed by 1
There is parking for a few cars at the start. Walk down the small road to the beach. The beach provides access to Dunany Point at low tide. It is also possible to walk along the edge of the cliff. At a few points it is possible to scramble from beach to the top of the cliff. Much of the land above Dunany Point appears to farmed - it was in clover when we were there. On the OSI 1:50k map there is a feature known as the Mad Chair of Dunany, shown in the picture. According to one website sitting on the chair was supposed to cure insanity. Dunany Point is used by fishermen and on the occasion we were present, the only other person we saw on the beach had a rod. One of the main attractions for a walker of Dunany Point are the huge views of the Cooleys and the Mournes.
Uploaded on: Fri, 9 Sep 2016 (07:33:07) Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/track/3297/ To download GPS tracks you must be enrolled and logged in. See "Login or enrol", top right - quick and easy.
Note: ALL information such as Ascent, Length and Creator time taken etc should be regarded as approximate. The creator's comments are opinions and may not be accurate or still correct.
Your time to complete will depend on your speed plus break time and your mode of transport. For walkers: Naismith's rule, a rough and often inaccurate estimate, suggests a time of 0h 39m + time stopped for breaks
Note: It is up to you to ensure that your route is appropriate for you and your party to follow bearing in mind all factors such as safety, weather conditions, experience and access permission.