SLIEVE GULLION (18th Mar 2023)

Trekking NI travelled to explore the historic Slieve Gullion on a wet and misty morning. The pleasant charms of the forest were far greater than the unpleasantries of the wet weather. The forest trail was complimented with the vibrant colour of the green algae that coated the trees, the amber leaves that carpeted the forestContinue reading “SLIEVE GULLION (18th Mar 2023)”

SPENCE’S MOUNTAIN (04th Mar 2023)

Before the Gates of Dunnywater Trekking NI demonstrated a skilled display of compact parking before setting of on a memorable adventure of Spence’s Mountain, Chimney Rock Mountain and Slieve Donard. A short walk down the country road brought us to a trail leading to the foot of Seafin. The trail was illuminated by the bloomContinue reading “SPENCE’S MOUNTAIN (04th Mar 2023)”

SPELGA SKYLINE (18th Feb 2023)

Commencing at Deers Meadow Car Park Trekking NI set off to tour the spectacular Spelga Skyline. We began our trek following the Whitewater River negotiating our way along the saturated terrain. The views were translucent as a mist slowly drifted through the peaceful valley. We arrived at the meandering Pigeon Rock Mountain trail that guidedContinue reading “SPELGA SKYLINE (18th Feb 2023)”


Trekking NI made a return to their beloved Mourne Mountains on a fresh February morning. The group congregated at the serene Carrick Little. The menacing cold breeze could not distract from the amazing sea view that lay afar. We set off along the Blue Lough Trail where we were greeted with inspiring views of theContinue reading “SLIEVE BEG, COVE & SLIEVELAMAGAN (04th Feb 2023)”

SCRABO TOWER (21st Jan 2023)

Trekking NI met up at the Londonderry Pavillion for a leisurely outing to Scrabo Tower. The group followed a creative 18km route that began along a coastal path with a presentation of awesome views along Strangford Lough. The journey continued along a peaceful countryside road leading to Long Island from where the group ventured outContinue reading “SCRABO TOWER (21st Jan 2023)”


Trekking NI welcomed 2023 with a visit to the famed Tollymore Forest Park. There was a sense of excitement amongst the group to see each other again following the Christmas break but also to welcome an influx of new members. The group sauntered through the Tullymore and Drinns Circular enjoying a catch up, meeting newContinue reading “TOLLYMORE FOREST PARK & DRINNS CIRCULAR (07th Jan 2023)”


Trekking NI have enjoyed another adventurous year filled with memorable experiences, plentiful laughter and friendship. During our epic adventures we witnessed majestic waterfalls, serene mountain ranges, epic away trips and fun nights out. We began our year locked out of a snowy Glenarriff Forest and with some creative car parking we got in to enjoyContinue reading “2022 REFLECTIONS”