simon3: Track 4277 in area near Scarr North-West Top, Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland)
Oldbridge walk to Scarr with mid-level return.
Length: 17.1km, Creator time taken: 5h43m, Ascent: 655m, Descent: 688m
Places:Start at O15226 02821, Scarr North-West Top, Scarr, end at O15723 02243 762m SE from Start Logged as completed by 1
This walk is somewhat similar to another that has been uploaded, however it has a longer and more interesting return going south, nearly as far as Paddock Hill and returning near the "Red Barn" to the east of Scarr. Walking along Lough Dan and the Inchavore River you will see a lot of recent felling. The route then goes up Kanturk Mountain and continues onto Scarr
Descending this route take a sudden turn left into the forest. This is not at all obvious so note its position on the map above as the most southerly point of the track. You will know you are on the right path if you come upon a Mountain Meathail bivouac a couple of hundred metres into the forest. From there the route follows a variety of paths and forest borders.
At one point there is a "Red Barn" after which the route meanders around and eventually returns by another not very obvious route to Oldbridge. Looking north there is a view of Djouce flanked by War Hill (l) and White Hill (r).
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