A hike from Annalong wood through to the steep incline to the summit of Slieve Lamagan through to Cove mountain, the Devil's coach road and back down to the Brandy Pad in Northern Ireland's Mourne Mountains.
Tag: The Mournes
A view of Doan Mountain from the top of Slieve Bearnagh. The Mourne mountain are claimed to be the only mountains that actually meet the sea and you can just see the Irish sea on the left hand side of the image.
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.
2017 was an interesting chapter for all things photographic. There were new camera l…
Slieve Bearnagh in Northern Ireland's Mourne mountains is one of my favourite hikes and climbs. Northern Ireland's fourth highest mountain, Slieve Bearnagh's summit is crowned by a number of rocky tors and the famous Mourne Wall crosses along the summit from east to west.
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.
Doan Mountain in the heart of the central Mournes sees a hike through some pretty soft ground so it can be messy at times but the views are definitely worth it. The total walk is about 7km and an elevation of just under 600m.
A look back at 2016 and the various trips through the Mourne mountains or to the very top of Mont Blanc. It has been a great year for outdoor photography and here are just some of the highlights.
Hen Mountain is situated in the western Mournes and peaks at approximately 350m above sea level. The three birds, (Hen, Cock and Pigeon rock), is a popular day walk with a total walking distance of around 6 miles.