Killarney’s Ultimate High Peaks Challenge 2015

MacGillicuddy Reeks from Cronin's Yard

MacGillicuddy Reeks from Cronin’s Yard

July 11th 2015: Started walking 06:00. Rain started up around 10:00 and continued for the day. Wind became Strong as the morning progressed, rising to gale force approaching mid-day. I turned back at Cruach Bheag at 12:30 and headed down along Stroicín. Walkers were turned off the Big Gun shortly thereafter. A challenging and memorable day on the hills.

Route Summary: Tomies Mountain – Purple Mountain – Cnoc d’Tarbh – Cnoc na Bhráca – Cruach Bheag – Cnoc na Bhráca – Cnoc d’Trabh – Stroicín – Contour west to Cronins Yard.

Distance: 15K    Duration: 10 hours    Height gain: 1,630 m    Max height: 832 m

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Title: Killarney’s Ultimate High Peaks Challenge 2015
Date Posted: July 12, 2015
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Category: Epic walks