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Patrick Stewart

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Doolin Camping
« on: July 11, 2012, 12:24:12 PM »
Hi all,
Is there any wildcamping potential near the Doolin Boulders for a couple of nights/1 tent or is it best to use the facilities in town?
Pat

Patrick Stewart

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Re: Doolin Camping
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2012, 04:23:54 PM »
I've figured it out. Anyone lurking for ethics/locations discussion see http://forum.climbing.ie/index.php/topic,3281.msg15195.html#msg15195 from climbing.ie

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Re: Doolin Camping
« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2012, 09:28:51 AM »
I don't think it would be a good idea to camp at the boulders in Doolin. We ususally camp at the Aille River Hostel, only cost a fiver I think and you get use of the kitchen, showers etc. the fella that runs it is sound and it's handy for the pub. You could probably overnight in the carpark down by the pier.

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Re: Doolin Camping
« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2012, 12:09:04 PM »
I'm of a slightly different opinion. I think climbers should camp / bivi in these wilderness locations but the challenge (to us all) is that it should be impossible to tell that we have been there afterwards. If we lose the ability to camp responsibly in the wild places then we have lost something very valuable indeed. By the way thats not an excuse to hold a "festival" at the rocks just as long as everything can be cleaned up afterwards. I'm really talking about very very low profile even when you're there.

 

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