Walk in Ireland, Donegal Farscallop, ascent 273m, length 8.3km
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Aidy: Track 3692 in area near Farscallop, Donegal NW (Ireland)
Farscallop
Length: 8.3km, Creator time taken: 3h54m, Ascent: 273m,
Descent: 271m

Places: Start at B97116 15881, Farscallop, end at Start
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My last walk of the year in 2017, and I was lucky enough to get some snow cover, adding to the already dramatic views to be had from this small hill. I started from the R254 road where the track forming the back entrance to Glenveagh National Park starts. The walk could certainly be done quicker than the time I posted as I spent a lot of time admiring the views and taking photographs.
After reaching the summit, I walked beyond it a little way to the northeast for the views over Lough Beagh and Glenveagh Castle. On the return leg, I also stayed to the northwest of the summit for better views of the valley separating the Glendowan and Derryveagh Mountains, and the steep slopes of this side of the Derryveagh Mountains.
A view back towards the starting point on the road below.

Errigal making an appearance.

At the summit cairn.

Views across to the Derryveagh Mountains.

A last view of the sunset on the way down.

Uploaded on: Tue, 9 Jan 2018 (10:01:39)
Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/track/3692/  
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