L9080 : Descending Croagh Patrick

3 km from Murrisk, Ireland

Descending Croagh Patrick
Descending Croagh Patrick
The badly eroded path is treacherous, and the descent is worse than the ascent. Many pilgrims climb the mountain barefoot. Rather them than me. There are annually more than 50 cases of serious injury on this stretch of the mountain.
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Scenes of the Mayo Mountain Rescue team can be seen on the following link - simply move the cursor over the lower photo.
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Tuesday, 28 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Saturday, 23 July, 2011
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Uplands  Sport, Leisure  Religious sites  People, Events 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! L 909 800 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:45.5217N 9:39.2681W
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Irish: geotagged! L 908 800
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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