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Bunsen7: Track 3936 in area near Slieve Muck, Mourne Mountains (Ireland)
Muck to Meelmore Loop
Length: 13.6km, Creator time taken: 4h43m, Ascent: 874m, Descent: 866m
Places:Start at J27993 27852, Slieve Muck, Carn Mountain, Carn Mountain North Top, Slieve Loughshannagh, Slieve Meelbeg, Slieve Meelmore, end at Start Logged as completed by 1
A track that's very easy to follow, with good parking, 3 highest hundred summits for less than 900m of ascent, but does use the road at the start/end. Disappointed by the amount of litter along the road, though I noticed some council workers plucking a few bits from the parking area on the turn down to Spelga Dam. You'll get up Muck from the west pretty quickly, though it appears fairly steep to begin with. It's akin to the pull up Donard from the west. This track could easily be extended to include spurs to Ott, Butter or Doan Mtn. Straightforward return using waymarked trail along the small Fofanny reservoir.
Uploaded on: Fri, 14 Sep 2018 (10:44:26) Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/track/3936/ To download GPS tracks you must be enrolled and logged in. See "Login or enrol", top right - quick and easy.
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