Walk in Ireland, Wicklow Fair Mountain Tomaneena, ascent 304m, length 7.4km
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Bunsen7: Track 3697 in area near Fair Mountain, Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland)
Length: 7.4km, Creator time taken: 1h59m, Ascent: 304m,
Descent: 314m

Places: Start at O07502 00092, Fair Mountain, Tomaneena, end at Start
Logged as completed by 2
Parked at Wicklow Gap and headed downhill along slippery concrete path to the first electricity pilon from where I easily crossed the streams but served to disturb a large herd of deer that scarpered up the hill.
Easy but wet climb to Fair Mtn across boggy typically Wicklow hillside with those mini boot-sized peat hags growing up that serve as stodgy stepping stones across wetter sections.
Headed thereafter across the very slight col towards Turlough hill and onwards to Tomaneena via the road.
Enjoyed view of the quarry and snow surrounded rock pools at the summit.
Considered continuing onwards to Camaderry south east in order to descend via Luganure (which looks like it would make a good loop) but given poor visibility above 600m I decided to go for the car and settle for another hill-bag close-by at Carrignagunneen.
Fair Mtn from the first electricity pilon
Tomaneena Quarry

Uploaded on: Mon, 5 Feb 2018 (09:36:21)
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