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march-fixer: Track 4686 in area near Dublin (Ireland)
Ballinascorney Wood
Length: 10.8km, Creator time taken: 2h20m, Ascent: 281m,
Descent: 283m

Places: Start at O06247 22065, end at Start
Logged as completed by 1

This is a lovely trek in an area of quiet wood that is very close to the south Dublin suburbs. There is room for only 3 or 4 cars at the start point we used. However there are other access points up along the Shankill Road that borders on the eastern side.
There are nice views out over the surrounding countryside from the upper reaches. While we stuck to the main tracks, there are numerous other paths used by trail bikes. At the very south western section of the route we came to a point where the fencing of private land has now cut off the track (-6.40558, 53.21720). We continued down a deer track and used a gap in the fence (-6.40696, 53.21718) to make our way north east to join the end of another path.
All in all, a very pleasant route that taxes the muscles just a tad.

Uploaded on: Fri, 10 Jun 2022 (13:52:22)
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