Slieve Foye and Carlingford mountain day hike (Hard)

april, 2016

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09apralldaySlieve Foye and Carlingford mountain day hike (Hard)

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We start this hike in the lovely seaside village of Carlingford,  where we make our way up the steep ascent to the summit of Slieve Foye (588m), the highest point in Co. Louth. Here we get wonderful views north to Carlingford Lough and the Mournes. We follow the rocky crest of the mountain over subsidiary tops to Eagles Rock, then possibly onto Raven’s Rock and Foxes Rock. From here we head east, traversing the mountain before dropping gradually to join the Tain Way path back into Carlingford.

Grade: Hard, (rocky mountain paths and steep hillside)

Meeting point: Carlingford seafront public car park, 10.30 am

Pick up point in Dublin: Tourist office, Suffolk Street, 08.45 am (Transport is included in the price, but spaces are limited, please contact us).

OSI Sheet: 36

Height gain: 800m (2625 ft)

Distance: 17 km (10.5 miles)

Time: Approx. 6.5 hours

Cost €45.00 per person

(Please note: to do this hike you should have good hiking boots, a waterproof jacket and trousers, warm clothing and warm hat and gloves. We have a limited supply of gear available to loan, but not boots. Please contact us.)

Time

All Day (Saturday)

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