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simon3: Track 4675 in area near Binn Mhór siar barr, Maamturks (Ireland)
Visiting the eastmost quarter of the Turks from the south.
Length: 14.6km, Creator time taken: 8h 7m, Ascent: 1083m,
Descent: 704m

Places: Start at L93685 46719, Binn Mhór siar barr, Binn Mhór, Binn Mhór NE Top, Binn Mhór soir barr, Mullach Glas, Cruiscín, Corcóg, end at L95190 48222 2.1km NE from Start
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This walk starts from the access road to a small forest off the N59. Go through a gate and park near a second gate and also a bridge which is part of a green road going west.
The magnificent small humpbacked Drehidanookera Bridge at the start.

Follow the green road west to a modern road with houses on it. While we found the owners there very amenable to our smallish group we recommend that you talk to anyone that you see. Don't bring dogs. Continue walking and eventually you will come to a track through a second forest. We explored this track and found that it was extremely waterlogged, so it is probably best to turn right at this point and head uphill towards Binn Mhór West beside the stream (Abhainn Bhúi).
Binn Mhór West

From Binn Mhór West there are fine views over the second section of the Maamturks to the west. Essentially the first section of the walk is a series of minor rocky knolls.
After Binn Mhór itself you come to Binn Mhór NE. This was marked on MV as having 15m prominence and thus just scrapping in as a Vandeleur-Lynam. We measured it and found it has 16.2m prominence however it's position is slightly different from what was understood earlier.
Binn Mhór North East Top, now a confirmed Vandeleur-Lynam in the foreground. Our measurements indicate that this is the correct position as opposed to the previous point further east where the two walkers are.

After the many Binn Mhór tops you will see Mullach Glas which is easy enough to reach.
Behind the small cairn on Binn Mhór East is the definitelly grassy Mullach Glas.

The descent from Mullach Glas is steep and difficult. The ascent up Corcóg is relatively easy by following a fence.
We measured the position of the highest exposed rock of Corcóg and found it to be 610.077m (2001.565 feet for the imperial measure fans).

Descending off Corcóg (apologies, track recording stopped) is straightforward with care.
The inspiration for this walk was from track/2941/ by member Onzy.

Uploaded on: Sun, 29 May 2022 (10:31:06)
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