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Author Topic: Slieve Meelmore 29.06.18  (Read 4895 times)

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Slieve Meelmore 29.06.18
« on: July 02, 2018 »

A camp out at Slieve Meelmore on Friday. Left Meelmore Lodge, hiked round Spellack then joined the path up to Meelmore. Stopped at the water pipe to refill (it's a really weak flow compared to the Commedagh pipe) and enviously watched a group of climbers on the Bearnagh slabs before heading up to the summit. It was a warm, glorious night watching the strawberry moon appear between the Bearnagh Tors. There were a few lights on Binnian and Bearnagh then around midnight a couple of night hikers ascended the hard slog up Bearnagh.


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Re: Slieve Meelmore 29.06.18
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2018 »

epic video, yo, where this new magic water pipe. i only knew about the slieve commedagh one. somewhere between Spellack and Meelmore?
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Re: Slieve Meelmore 29.06.18
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2018 »

Cheers, the pipe is about half-way up Meelmore on the left side of the wall from the Bearnagh/Meelmore saddle. It's about half the diameter of the Commedagh pipe and lower to the ground in amongst some rocks, so it can be a bit hard to notice. It's around this area:

https://goo.gl/maps/8uk8KVNyttN2

epic video, yo, where this new magic water pipe. i only knew about the slieve commedagh one. somewhere between Spellack and Meelmore?
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Re: Slieve Meelmore 29.06.18
« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2018 »

Great vid.  Really useful to know the location of the pipes as it will save you carrying loads of water to summits.  Thanks I must save the location.
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Re: Slieve Meelmore 29.06.18
« Reply #4 on: July 04, 2018 »

Thanks, those water pipes are so handy especially as both of them are half way up the mountains.

Great vid.  Really useful to know the location of the pipes as it will save you carrying loads of water to summits.  Thanks I must save the location.
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Re: Slieve Meelmore 29.06.18
« Reply #5 on: July 06, 2018 »

cheers man. hope to be sampling that spring water soon.
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Re: Slieve Meelmore 29.06.18
« Reply #6 on: July 16, 2018 »

Looks like a cracking night Yak, nice vid.
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Re: Slieve Meelmore 29.06.18
« Reply #7 on: July 17, 2018 »

Looks like a cracking night Yak, nice vid.

Thanks G, it was a splendid night to remember.
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Re: Slieve Meelmore 29.06.18
« Reply #8 on: September 21, 2018 »

Hi,

Would you have a grid ref for this water pipe? I searched the area but could not find anything.

Thanks
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Re: Slieve Meelmore 29.06.18
« Reply #9 on: September 21, 2018 »

No grid ref but listen out for the trickle of water and the wetter area about half-way up. The pipe is on the ground amongst some rocks, it is hard to notice.


Hi,

Would you have a grid ref for this water pipe? I searched the area but could not find anything.

Thanks
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Re: Slieve Meelmore 29.06.18
« Reply #10 on: September 24, 2018 »

Thanks for that. Did find a water source but did not spot the pipe. So must have been in the correct area. Will take a better look the next time I am up there.
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