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Hill Walk Mourne Mtns. Bloody Bridge, Chimney, Donard

January 23

Route Details: Bloody Bridge to Chimney Rock Mountain – Bog of Donard – Slieve Donard and return to Bloody Bridge (see graphic below)

Distance/Duration: 11Km; 5 – 5.5 hours including breaks

Height: Summit 656m and 850m (Donard); Total ascent 916m

Meeting Point: 10:00 am at Bloody Bridge, Newcastle (1 hour 35 minutes from Skerries)

Walk Start Time: 10:15am

Further Info: Moderate (but on difficult side) hill walk in the Mournes

Leaders Note:  This is a moderate walk but on the difficult end as it involves 2 peaks in the Mournes and total ascent is 916m.  Given the time of year expect low temperatures and wind chill factors with temperatures possibly below zero.  Ensure you bring warm drinks and plenty of layers.

 

Please text the leader by Friday 21st January if you intend to go on the walk.

 

Directions from Skerries:  Skerries to Bloody Bridge, Newcastle.  1 hour 35 minutes.  Toilet facilities available at the car park. [Eurospar Skerries to Bloody Bridge Carpark] https://goo.gl/maps/GxgATMSxg6H9ZSUSA

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Covid-19 related: Walkers are advised that they will be asked to confirm that they have no Covid-19 like symptoms and agree to walk at their own risk.  The organisers cannot accept any liability in the event of injury/Covid-19 infection.

Slieve Donard (850m)

 

Details

Date:
January 23

Organizer

Shea Kelly