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Author Topic: Slieve Binnian, February  (Read 517 times)

phil_b

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Slieve Binnian, February
« on: June 15, 2018 »

Long time, no see! I have been absent from here for a long time and trips out have been kind of scarce over the last couple of years.
I have managed a few trips into the Mournes this year and actually camped for the very first time last weekend on the summit of Slieve Bernagh.
I recently bought a tent, bag, mat stove etc and hope to get lots of use out of them over the coming months.
These few photos and video are from a sunrise hike to the summit of Slieve Binnian during the snow on the 3rd February this year. It was a tough climb in the dark with very strong winds and i didn't think sunrise was going to make a show but the clouds broke just at the right time.

 DSC_2051 by Philip Blair, on Flickr

DSC_2049 by Philip Blair, on Flickr

DSC_2031 by Philip Blair, on Flickr

DSC_2007 by Philip Blair, on Flickr

DSC_2003 by Philip Blair, on Flickr

DSC_2000 by Philip Blair, on Flickr

DSC_1982 by Philip Blair, on Flickr

DSC_1964 by Philip Blair, on Flickr

DSC_1944 by Philip Blair, on Flickr

DSC_1919 by Philip Blair, on Flickr

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Re: Slieve Binnian, February
« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2018 »

 Class photos!
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Re: Slieve Binnian, February
« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2018 »

WOW! Beautiful photos, a reward for braving the conditions!
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Re: Slieve Binnian, February
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2018 »

I'm sure you had your doubts when climbing up in the dark and cloud.  What a result.  Lovely captures, thanks for sharing.
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Re: Slieve Binnian, February
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2018 »

WOW! Beautiful photos, a reward for braving the conditions!

I'm sure you had your doubts when climbing up in the dark and cloud.  What a result.  Lovely captures, thanks for sharing.

Class photos!

Thanks for the comments guys. It was awesome when i got up there and i was treated to some nice light but it was tough too.
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Re: Slieve Binnian, February
« Reply #5 on: June 19, 2018 »

thats amazing, hard to believe such views are right on our doorsteps
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Re: Slieve Binnian, February
« Reply #6 on: June 19, 2018 »

Great pics  :) :)
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Re: Slieve Binnian, February
« Reply #7 on: June 19, 2018 »

Great pics  :) :)

Thanks Glen

thats amazing, hard to believe such views are right on our doorsteps

Yep, the Mournes are a fantastic place!
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