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Bothy loop


Trail Overview Details

Grade: Easy
Format: Circular
Trail Quality: ***
 
County: Mayo
Category: Walking/Hiking Trails
Type: National Loop Walk
Length (Kms): 6.00
Climb (m): 80
Estimated time: 1hr 30min

Waymarking

Blue arrow

Description of Trail

This loop follows blue arrows on old cattle road, firebreak, sandy road, forest road and riverbank, mainly in forestry. It travels in a clockwise direction with some climbing and some descent looping around the southern slopes of a hill in the scenic and relatively isolated lowlands of the Nephin Beg Mountains. The section along the firebreak is soft underfoot and may be prone to waterlogging in wet weather.

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Comments

The terrain consists of riverbank, tracks, and forestry roads so hiking boots are recommended.

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