mountain pass

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Noun1.mountain pass - the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaksmountain pass - the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks; "we got through the pass before it started to snow"
location - a point or extent in space
col, gap - a pass between mountain peaks
defile, gorge - a narrow pass (especially one between mountains)
chain of mountains, mountain chain, mountain range, range of mountains, range, chain - a series of hills or mountains; "the valley was between two ranges of hills"; "the plains lay just beyond the mountain range"
saddleback, saddle - a pass or ridge that slopes gently between two peaks (is shaped like a saddle)
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And last month, he took on the other side of the Bealach with friends Matt Ray and Charlie Sanders.
Ceangal da aoibhne bealach an pheacaigh is mairg bas gan bheannacht; mo ghraidhin thu, a Oscair, bhi se agat gach bealach
In his 2000 memoir Fallaing Aonghusa: Saol Amharclainne, he recalled: "Ni fhaca me cad ina thaobh nach mbeadh an dramaiocht Ghaeilge ag dul a bealach fein, beag beann ar an readaiocht, ag brath nios mo ar an scealaiocht agus an rannaireacht agus ar an aifeis.
A precipitous drive over the Alps-like switchbacks of the Bealach na Ba mountain pass took us to the hamlet of Applecross and on towards the quaint seaside village of Shieldaig, looking out over an island carpeted with ancient Caledonian pines.
An Bealach Glas will air from Monday to Thursday at 6.
Bealach na Ba (The Pass of the Cattle) from the A896 to Applecross in the Highlands of Scotland, a demanding road that climbs to over 2,000 feet in a very short time indeed.
Cathal O Searcaigh, An Bealach 'na Bhaile--Homecoming (Inveran, Co.
For the energetic or those looking for a challenge try the Way Marked Ways of the Bluestack (142km) or Bealach na Gaeltachta (50-70km each route) Diving, surfing, watersports and sand castles, something for everyone.
11 The Alpine–style road heads over Bealach na Ba (pass of the Cattle) to Applecross in the far northwest.
I set off at 5am on a stunning Saturday morning on the Coire Dubh path up to the Bealach Bairc-mheall and soon I was on my first summit, Hallival.
THIS exclusive development at Bealach Na Gaoithe offers stunning two bedroom apartments of a very high standard.