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Can do, will do, Glendoo (to Knocknagun)...and straddle two counties.

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Straddle two counties before you straddle the bar stool.

All you can eat peat on this one, so bring gaiters if you got 'em!

This walk includes Knocknagun (555m), and Glendoo (586m) on the Wicklow-Dublin border.

Knocknagun (gaelic: Cloch na gCon meaning 'the Rock of the Hounds'), a rocky outcrop (tor)

• Above: Mike between a rock and a squidgy place...

Great views en route of Tibradden, Fairy Castle, Knockree Hill, Maulin, Tonduffs, Kippure, the Lough Brays, and 'the Big Smoke' (i.e. Dublin).

• Heading towards the Mass Rock on a previous hike, photo by Judy Gough

As mentioned, expect a bit of squidge (muck) on this one. Bring gaiters if you've got them.

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Difficulty level: moderately strenuous

Terrain: forest trail, rough trail, blanket bog, & open hillside.

Pace: moderate

Overall Rating: Easy-Moderate-Strenuous-Very Difficult

Allow: ~3-4 hours to cover about 8km

Fee: €8

Required: hiking boots, waterproof rain gear, extra spare warm layer(s), hat, gloves, drinks (incl. water), snacks.

I will carry a supply of trekking poles etc.

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