Ascent of Slieve Donard on 2019-03-13

Climber: Bill Hughes

Date:Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Slieve Donard
    Location:UK-Northern Ireland
    Elevation:2799 ft / 853 m

Ascent Trip Report

Breezy hike up and back from Donard Car Park. Pleasant stroll initially through forest, with path obscured by tree-felling activity midway. Easy navigation then up the mountain and back. Climbed it during Storm Gareth so was a little breezy at the top.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2783 ft / 848 m
    Round-Trip Distance:6.2 mi / 9.9 km
    Trailhead:Donard Car Park  16 ft / 4 m
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Drizzle, Cold, Extremely Windy, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 19 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 8 Minutes

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