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Urris Hills Day 2

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Route Information… Track Overview : Walking Length: 11.37 km / 7.10 mi Total Time: 5 hours 24 minutes Average Speed: 2.11 kph / 1.31 mph Start Time: 10:23:03 23rd March 2015 End Time: 15:47:03 23rd March 2015 Urris Hills form two parts ,split by the Mamore Gap. The walk started in the Car Park at […]

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Urris Hills – NW Donegal

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Urris Hills run off either side of Mamore Gap. 21 st February 2015 took a run out . Weather was pretty bad and nearly called it off . Takes roughly four hours with a good lunch to complete.   2Ist Feb 2015 Urris Hills  – NW Donegal For those of you  who dont know Donegal […]

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Sperrins – Mullaghaneany (627m)

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Took a wee jaunt into the Sperrins .They are on my back door  and I should be using them more often Start Point         GR 707003 Finish Point      GR 707003 Distance            6.07 mile Time Taken       4 HRs with lunch Map Used   […]

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Causeway Coast Way

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Link to a more detailed route description   http://www.walkni.com/walks/186/causeway-coast-way/ Wife and I decided to walk the Causeway Coast way taking in a wild camp we started aFrom Ballycastle and walked towards the Wife and I decided to walk the Causeway Coast way taking in a wild camp we started from Ballycastle and walked towards Portrush […]

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Bearnagh,Meelmore & Meelbeg

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Wed 3rd Aug 2011   Combined  this as a trip with some reviews on kit taken Left Base camp in Castlewellan around 8:30 and started up towards Hares Gap from Meelmore Lodge. Weather was exceptional with the odd WWII plane flying over Hare’s Gap made the journey up extremely pleasurable   On arrival at Hare’s […]

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Donard Day

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We’ll all go up Donard …it will be fun……. they said. This was a wake up call “Run Fatboy run “was all I could hear between the sound of my lungs trying to get air. I had always loved the freedom of the hills now I had an excuse ….. mid life crisis will get […]

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Errigals Efforts

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Errigals Efforts Woke up Saturday….Errigal Day . Planned this for a couple of weeks . Had a sore head Business awards dinner ouch!!!!!Set off with my walking partner who also happens to be my lovely wife, which is handy. Arrived and started our approach across the Bogland ,soft under foot but no disasters. Errigal had […]

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Big bad Bold Binevenagh

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Yeah right!!! A short dander up through the forest from St.Aiden’s church ,hang a right and head up towards the right hand corner of the ridge. Views up here are fantastic. Binevenagh is AONB ,we should have more of them. Check out http://www.ccght.org/binevenagh-aonb/ for the full story.. Walking along the ridge line on a clear […]

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