Walk in Ireland, Waterford Bleantasour Mountain Milk Hill, ascent 263m, length 6.5km
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simon3: Track 3451 in area near Bleantasour Mountain, Comeragh Mountains (Ireland)
A handy way up two western Monavulaghs.
Length: 6.5km, Creator time taken: 2h 8m, Ascent: 263m,
Descent: 242m

Places: Start at S22452 09704, Bleantasour Mountain, Milk Hill, end at Start
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Easy access to the ridge.
Improved Route
Using the hard won experience of others and new forest roads we found a relatively easy way to visit the two summits. A previous comment had talked about " It was like a grassy swamp full of hidden stinking pools of water and head high reeds not to mention a myriad of hidden tree stumps" so we were primed for difficulty but the newish forest road makes for an easy enough route.
Flat Bogland Tops.
Bleantasour has an odd set of three cairns, which look suspiciously like they were created, not necessarily recently, by demolishing a megalithic tomb. Other reports have mentioned a milk churn on the top and indeed we found some remains.
Bleantasour Cairns.
Another view of route.


Summary
An easy enough route over wild land with few visitors.

Uploaded on: Sun, 21 May 2017 (19:35:41)
Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/track/3451/  
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