Ben Crom (17th September 2022)

Trekking NI arrived at a colourful Meelmore Lodge under a blue sky complete with golden sunshine illuminating the rich green fields that surrounded the area. A day so nice that even the moon elected to appear. The cooler temperature was a reminder that Autumn is nearing but the summer vibrancy of the landscape was stillContinue reading “Ben Crom (17th September 2022)”

Ben Nevis Weekend (26th – 29th August 2022)

Trekking NI went on a voyage to Fort William in Scotland to take on the mighty Ben Nevis. Our conquest of Ben Nevis was a relentless yet amazing experience. The luxury of sleep was forfeited for an early rise to sail across the Irish Sea from Belfast to Cairnryan. The lengthy road trip from CairnryanContinue reading “Ben Nevis Weekend (26th – 29th August 2022)”

Divis Mountain (20th August 2022)

Trekking NI travelled to the capital city to tour the popular Divis Mountain. The group began the morning taking shelter at the Divis Coffe Barn from the relentless wind and rain. After the weather eased, the group strolled up the main path surrounded by fields of green. The defined trails allowed the group to escapeContinue reading “Divis Mountain (20th August 2022)”

EAGLE LOOP (06th August 2022)

On a splendid summer morning, Trekking NI set off for a scenic loop around the majestic Eagle Mountain. The group assembled at the reclusive Sandy Brae benefiting from the blissful ambience that rests there. They undertook a journey featuring Slievemoughanmore, Wee Slievemoughan, Tormanrock, Altaggart Mountain, Tievedockaragh and Eagle Mountain. On this delightful journey the groupContinue reading “EAGLE LOOP (06th August 2022)”

BALLINTOY & PORTBRADDAN (23rd July 2022)

Trekking NI travelled to Ballintoy for a saunter along the awe-inspiring coastline. The group trekked along tranquil paths surrounded by impressive cliffs, mysterious caves, blissful sea views and alluring beaches. The Ballintoy coastline was decorated with lush greenery along the trails and cliff faces. Summer was in full bloom. This was a scenic hike withContinue reading “BALLINTOY & PORTBRADDAN (23rd July 2022)”

MEELMORE, BEARNAGH & SLIEVENAGLOGH (09th July 2022)

Trekking NI gathered at Meelmore Lodge from where they journeyed into The Mourne’s taking on three peaks on a hot summers day. The group travelled across Meelmore Bog where they enjoyed views of Shirma River and the majestic Slieve Meelmore towering over them as they passed by. The group followed a trail up the valleyContinue reading “MEELMORE, BEARNAGH & SLIEVENAGLOGH (09th July 2022)”

Slieve Donard (25th June 2022)

Trekking NI assembled at Bloody Bridge car park before journeying to the summit of The Mourne’s highest peak Slieve Donard. The group travelled the trail adjacent the epic Bloody Bridge River towards the Quarry Track. The trail we followed was surrounded by lush greenery presenting a visually pleasing scene. The river flowed beside us withContinue reading “Slieve Donard (25th June 2022)”

Slieve Muck (11th June 2022)

Parking at the Gamekeepers Lodge, we set off along Banns Road heading towards Slieve Muck. We left the path to trek along grassy and somewhat boggy terrain also enjoying a river crossing. Already we were removing layers due to the heat despite the increasing wind speed and the looming rain clouds. We then took anContinue reading “Slieve Muck (11th June 2022)”

MWEELREA – MAYO (27th-29th MAY 2022)

Trekking NI set off on a club trip to the marvellous Co. Mayo on a sunny Friday morning. Throughout the journey we were surrounded with great green scenery between each charming little settlement that we passed. Just beyond Enniskillen we stopped at Granny Walsh’s Coffee Shop enjoying a light lunch. After a delightful lunch, weContinue reading “MWEELREA – MAYO (27th-29th MAY 2022)”

Rathlin Island (14th May 2022)

Trekking NI made their first club visit to Rathlin Island. The group enjoyed the ferry sailing across calm waters under the gaze of the sunshine. Following this was a trek through the charming little island being treated with quiet country roads, coastal views, vibrant green fields, spectacular cliffs and inspiring sea views. The group alsoContinue reading “Rathlin Island (14th May 2022)”