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simon3: Track 4782 in area near Comeragh Mountains (Ireland)
Simple circuit of Coumshingaun.
Length: 8.0km, Creator time taken: 4h35m, Ascent: 639m,
Descent: 634m

Places: Start at S3411310227, end at Start
Logged as completed by 4

Starting from Kilclooney Wood Carpark this is a straightforward circuit of Coumshingaun.
Straightforward certainly but it is actually a steep scramble in places both going up and down. There is an uncertain beaten path in places. On the occasion we did it the hardest part was just before reaching the plateau at the top. Here ice had made the slight zigzag track unuseable at times so we took a short cut up over snowy heather. Difficult and somewhat exposed.
The south rim of Coumshingaun. The headwall reaches about 350m.

Coming down is also quite dramatic. The route is over largish blocks for much of the way made harder on this occasion by snow and ice.

Uploaded on: Sat, 21 Jan 2023 (12:08:05)
Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/track/4782/  
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