Ascent of Sawel Mountain on 2019-09-05

Climber: Bill Hughes

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Thursday, September 5, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Sawel Mountain
    Location:UK-Northern Ireland
    Elevation:2224 ft / 677 m

Ascent Trip Report

Boggy throughout. Navigation made easy by the route following a fence all the way from the road up to the summit. Trig pillar marking the Londonderry high point then hopped over fence and south a bit to bag the Tyrone high point.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1131 ft / 344 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4.2 mi / 6.8 km
    Route:Along fence
    Trailhead:Layby on Sperin Road  1093 ft / 333 m
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Mud/Swamp
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Windy, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 8 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:0 Hours 51 Minutes

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