Northern Ireland has a remarkable weather system. Torrential rain twenty miles from the mountain and I was concocting a range of excuses why we shouldn't venture out. One of the wettest days in August turned out to be a stunning afternoon on the mountains.
Tag: Slieve Donard
The annual New Year's morning hike to the top of Slieve Donard meant a very rise. Now in its eleventh year the trek from Donard Car Park to the pinnacle of Northern Ireland's largest mountain saw a larger number on the slopes, due predominantly to the milder weather.