Beenoskee Co. Kerry 8-10 April
Directions to Start:
From check in walk back out of forest. Walk along edge of forest to River. Base camp (Q622085) is beside river.
Base Camp -> Top of Waterfall (Q620078)
Get back onto road. Follow road up past “no through road sign”. Turn left before old farm house and follow path to top of waterfall.
Top of Waterfall -> Cairn 552 (Q606067)
Follow old road around
Cairn 552 -> Standing Stones (Q593062)
Follow ridge top. (Keep away from steep ground to the right)
Standing Stones ->
Descend onto col
Follow bearing if necessary
Beenoskee -> Spot Height 396 (Q568071)
bearing required to make correct decent (even if visibility is good)
Spot Height 396 -> Top of Track (Q562070)
again another bearing required
Top of Track -> High Camp (Q553075)
High Camp -> Top of Track (Q562070)
retrace decent from previous evening
Top of Track ->
climb short distance to col (col height is not marked on map)
climb up to the up to around the 350 metre contour to avoid boggy ground on the col.
This section is very steep. Keep the river on you left to avoid steepest section. Cut through forest to arrive on the end of forest track.
Follow forest road
Car Park ->
Follow forest road turn right at junction
Rd. Junction -> Finish (Q621086)
Follow forest road.