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henryb

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Western Mournes ramble
« on: 20:55:50, 19/07/20 »
This week-end's walk saw me take in 5 lower summits in the western Mournes. Starting from Leitrim Lodge I ascended Altataggart to start with followed by Tievedockaragh. This is a steep ascent followed by a level plateau. Following Batts wall briefly I branched eastwards towards Pierces Castle, the highlight of the round. Pierces Castle is a rocky mound which is a welcome relief after the marshy terrain from Tievedockaragh.  Thereafter I descended to Tornamrock before ascending Rocky mountain. I completed the circular loop by descending the southern side of the mountain back to Leitrim lodge. Total distance was 9.5km.


Tievedockaragh and Altataggart:
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Rocky Mountain:
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Panorama southwards from Altataggart:
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Sheep Hill:
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Slieve Croob from Tievedockaragh:
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The central Mournes and Spelga group:
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Rocky from Pierces Castle:
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From Hen to Slieve Muck:
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Western Mournes from Pierces Castle:
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Eagle, Shanlieve, Slievemoughanmore:
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Zoom in on Bernagh, Meelmore, Meelbeg, Slieveloughshannagh:
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Eagle, Shanlieve, Pierces castle:
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Slievenamiskan from Tornamrock:
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Altataggart, Tievedockardagh from Rocky:
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Carlingford Lough from Rocky:
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richardh1905

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Re: Western Mournes ramble
« Reply #1 on: 13:47:26, 20/07/20 »
Lovely photos again, Henry. O0


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Re: Western Mournes ramble
« Reply #2 on: 19:05:31, 20/07/20 »
Lovely pics henry  O0 I saw this at lunch time but didn't have time to look and I've been looking forward to it for when I got home  :)
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henryb

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Re: Western Mournes ramble
« Reply #3 on: 20:31:30, 20/07/20 »
Thanks Richard and April :)

karl h

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Re: Western Mournes ramble
« Reply #4 on: 13:02:43, 21/07/20 »
Brilliant once again Henry O0


I'll get there one day ;D
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henryb

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Re: Western Mournes ramble
« Reply #5 on: 16:58:49, 23/07/20 »
Thanks Karl :)