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An evening in the Antrim Hills

Over the summer I had a really pleasant evening’s dander in the Antrim Hills. With just a bit of a rough plan in mind I wanted to visit a couple of tops and then have a look around one of the rivers that looked interesting on the map. Having been in the area before I […]

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Urris Hills – NW Donegal

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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Meelmore to Beg in the Snow

Some snaps from my quick trip on Saturday: Out from Meelmore Lodge (after a quick chat with the passing Liam), up the green line to the stile. Left at the wall towards Slievenaglogh. Snow starting to melt (or never settled) down in the Valley Dropped down before Commedagh Avoiding the half buried streams, you can […]

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Video : Slieve Donard in the Snow

I didn’t get any snow where I live so I thought I would go looking for it earlier today. I didn’t have to look very far, Slieve Donard. I found quite a bit of wind too!! It was an interesting day, glad I had the Gopro in my backpack! 12 December 2014 20 January 2015 […]

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Hares Gap Camp

Disgusted with myself for missing a few recent camps (well maybe not the Slievemoughanmore one ::) ) and spurred on with the purchase of a new bivvy tent and some fine weather I decided to do a summit camp on Bearnagh. The call was put out and Adam responded so it we were set for […]

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Antrim Hills Way over two days

In the summer Rumblebum and I were joined by a few others to complete a 2 day backpack of the Antrim Hills Way. The route is one of the quality long walks on Walk NI (http://www.walkni.com/walks/51/antrim-hills-way/) and is a 22 mile way-marked trail. From memory, in the preparation I found that the walk was a […]

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Slieve Binnian Village Hike

From word of mouth I was aware that there were structures of some sort on the Annalong Valley slopes of Slieve Binnian but I had never seen any solid information describing them. Still, the thought of people erecting buildings on the side of a mountain intrigued me and I reckoned it warranted some investigation. From the […]

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Sperrins – Mullaghaneany (627m)

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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Meelmore Solo Overnighter

Over the weekend I had a small solo camp on the summit of Meelmore. I usually can only go camping when the car is packed with luxuries for the other half, but with things and the way it worked out, I was able to do a bit of proper camping 🙂 I paid for overnight […]

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Three days in the Mournes

My son and I travelled from Derry last weekend to enjoy three days of walking and camping through the heart of the high Mournes. The plan was to enjoy a few leisurely days in beautiful country, with plenty of time at camp to relax with hot chocolate :D. Day 1. Meelmore Lodge to Lough Shannagh […]

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