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Bunsen7: Track 3608 in area near Lugnagun, Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland)
Lugnagun from Lacken Forest
Length: 4.1km, Creator time taken: 50m56s, Ascent: 151m,
Descent: 146m

Places: Start at O00282 12328, Lugnagun, end at Start
Logged as completed by 1

A track for time poor local hill baggers.
I parked to the side of the western entrance to Lacken Wood where the standard black/yellow barrier bars vehicular access, O 00277 12325. I initially floundered when seeking a route to the summit through a firebreak in the forest which was heavily overgrown with gorse, so I continued on the forest path, but after the switchback I noticed a distinct path heading north east and this led me to the stile very close to the summit. I came down via the same very easy and direct path which I then found continued across the forest tracks I had ascended. I missed it initially on my ascent as I had been looking south west to the lake, but it is at O 00932 12012.
The path to the stile is marked as a white line on the EastWest map. The stile appears to be at the location of the mound marked on the EastWest map, though this is covered over.
A very easy bag - I wil return on a day with better views.

Uploaded on: Mon, 2 Oct 2017 (08:07:57)
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