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Ascent of Galtymore Mountain on 2011-10-09

Climber: Matthias Ihl

Others in Party:Kilkenny Walkers Club
Date:Sunday, October 9, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Galtymore Mountain
    Location:Ireland
    Elevation:918 m / 3015 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Climbed with group of hikers from Kilkenny Walkers Club. Extreme "Irish weather" with winds around 120 mph, extremely muddy & slippery, somebody was actually blown off the summit and had to be rescued by the SAR helicopter.
Started at Corrigeen paring lot, passed Cush and hiked up Galtybeg to Galtymore.
Summary Total Data
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country
    Weather:Drizzle, Cool, Extremely Windy, Low Clouds



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