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marzka: Track 3576 in area near Carrauntoohil, MacGillycuddy's Reeks (Ireland)
Carrauntoohil via central guy and dawn via oshea-gully WINTER WALK
Length: 10.6km, Creator time taken: 6h43m, Ascent: 779m,
Descent: 775m

Places: Start at V83640 87354, Carrauntoohil, Na Cnámha, end at V83374 87004 439m SW from Start
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This is a winter climb, therefore the winter equipment is needed and extra time should be added while planning that route.
The time is depending on the day conditions and skills.
I had perfect condition - very hard snow - easly to run in crampoons
Started very early around 4am as I prefer to do so to have best winter conditions before snow start to melt.
Dificulty - depending on winter conditions
- tricky moment is above Lough Gouragh in the Hags Glen, as route is quite exposed, can be coverd with ice.
- in general the Central Gully is not technicly difficult, just very steep
- the Carrauntoohil top can be tricky as well as it is rocky terrain.
- OShea gully is nice one for sliding - again depending on conditions



Uploaded on: Mon, 21 Aug 2017 (16:28:19)
Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/track/3576/  
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