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January Wildcamp

After such a mild and wet winter, a forecast for some proper icy conditions with the threat of snow sounded like just the ticket for an overnight camp. Temperatures were due to plummet as low as -5c with snow on Thursday and Saturday, fingers crossed by Friday night we would either have some or be seeing some. Arriving in […]

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You gotta know when to hold…. a Meelbeg bivvy

Spurred on by Dowser’s great trip report on his recent summit bivvy on Errigal, I thought I’d pen a few words and share a few pictures of a bivvy I had in the Mournes on the very same night. My destination of choice was a summit bivvy on Slieve Meelbeg. Now Meelbeg and me have […]

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Bearnagh,Meelmore & Meelbeg

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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