When:
August 1, 2015 all-day
2015-08-01T00:00:00+01:00
2015-08-02T00:00:00+01:00
Where:
Mweelrea
Co. Mayo
Ireland
Cost:
80 per Person
Contact:
Walk Connemara
0876291659

A difficult five-eight hour hike to the tallest mountain in Connaught. Features dramatic rocks, spectacular scenery including mountains, beach, bog and coastline and including the ancient burial cairn purported to be of Diarmuid O Duibhne (who fled with Grainne on the eve of her wedding to Fionn MacCumhail). Distance is about 10km with about 800m of climbing. Rocky terrain includes steep open hillside, wet bog, sheep track and long grass. Requires very good fitness and strong walking boots with good ankle support, along with food, water and outdoor layers (waterproof jacket/trousers, fleece, hat, gloves. The Long-term weather is forecast suggests it will be mostly dry with occasional light showers and a fresh westerly wind and bright spells possible