Strabane Ramblers

Walk List

Below is the walk list for Winter/Spring 2019. Please get in touch if you would like to come along and join us.

Key: (A) easy, (B) moderate (C) difficult. Please click here for a fuller explanation on Walk Grades.

Date Destination Walk leader Walk Grade.
 Sunday 27th January 2019  Altan Farm, Co. Donegal (A)  Following The Green Road from R251 (Termon to Dunlewey road) down to Lough Altan & the ruins of The Folly with The Aghla Mountains, Errigal, Beaghy & Mackoght surrounding the area. 3 -4 hours  Andy Doherty  B
Sunday 3rd February 2019 Slieve Snaght (Derryveagh Mountains) Co. Donegal

Challenging hike (5 -6 hours)

 Gary Devenney C
Sunday 10th February 2019 Castle Archdale Forest Park, Co Fermanagh

Leisurely stroll around the shores of Lower Lough Erne. 2 -3 Hours

Paddy Houston A
Sunday 17th February 2019 The Gleniff Horseshoe, Benwhiskin, Co.Leitrim

Steep climbing to the Prow of one of the most prominent features dominating the landscape between Bundoran and Sligo.

Gary Devenney  C
Sunday 24th February 2019 Florence Court Trail walk, Co. Fermanagh

Easy walking around the various woodlands of the Estate near the Marble Arch caves and Cuilcagh mountain. (2 – 3 hours)

 Paddy Houston  C
Sunday 3rd March 2019 Staghall to Astelleen waterfall, Glenveagh, Co. Donegal

Walking into open hills in the Derryveagh mountains overlooking the Poisoned Glen. 4 – 5 hours

 Victor Quigley  C
Sunday 10th March 2019 The Sleeping Giant, Near Lough Salt/Termon Co, Donegal. (3 – 4 hours) along the ridge and back toLough Salt car park. John McElroy B
Sunday 17th March 2019 No scheduled walk today  due to  holidays – Happy Saint Patrick’s Day. (In the event anyone  wishes to arrange a walk on the day please feel free to share info on Club Whatsapp page and meet at Fir Trees car park as usual. Alternatively anyone who is available on Saturday 16th can be accommodated if there is interest in organising a walk.) N/A ???
Sunday 24th March 2019 Napoleon’s Nose, Cavehill & Belfast Castle, Belfast, Co. Antrim. The Iconic basalt outcrop also known as Ben Madigan forms the south eastern border of the Antrim Plateau in North Belfast. 2 – 3 hours (1 hour 45 minute drive. Paddy Houston A
Sunday 31st March 2019 Slieve League, Co. Donegal. At Bunglass car park near Teelin where the highest cliff face in western Europe sweeps into the Atlantic. 4 – 5 hours Eddie Duddy C
Sunday 7th April 2019 Binevenagh Mountain, Co. Derry – Overlooking the Magiligan peninsula and Lough Foyle. 3 – 4 hours Malcolm Mc Cool

 

B
Sunday 14th April 2019 Slieve Binnian, Mourne Mountains  Co. Down(8.00am Departure, 2 hours drive)

From Silent Valley to Mooleive and the Tors of Wee Binnian & Slieve Binnian. 5 – 6 hours this challenging but rewarding walk is a classic.

Gary Devenney C