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osullivanm: Track 4685 in area near Coumfea West Top, Comeragh Mountains (Ireland)
Circuit in Comeraghs
Length: 16.3km, Creator time taken: 6h30m, Ascent: 628m,
Descent: 614m

Places: Start at S31402 08028, Coumfea West Top, Coumfea, Coumfea North Top, Curraghduff, Carrignagower, Kilclooney Mountain, Knockaunapeebra, end at Start
Logged as completed by 3

This was a circuit to summit four outstanding Vandeleur Lynams .. Coumfea West Top, Coumfea North Top, Carrignagower and Knockaunapeebra. The circuit was completed clockwise and it was a pleasant surprise to find a good track up our first ascent and continuing westwards (broken in parts) to Coumfea West Top. Navigation was easy as it was a clear sunny day. The original plan was to swing East/South East from Knochaunapeebra to make our way back to the cars. However, a good track was visible leading westward towards the top of Mahon Falls. We followed this and crossed the river with a view to descending on the west side of the Falls. As we couldn't see a clear route down, we crossed back over the river to pick up a steep track on the East side which allowed us to finish the hike on the main track into Mahon Falls. It was a difficult, steep descent which should be approached with considerable caution in my view.

Uploaded on: Wed, 15 Jun 2022 (08:11:07)
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