Author Topic: Kilbroney forest walk  (Read 271 times)

henryb

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Kilbroney forest walk
« on: 19:38:16, 30/04/17 »
With another cloudy day, Saturday's walk took the form of a lower level walk through Kilbroney woods. Since climbing Slievemartin in January I've always wanted to return to the forest for some exploration of paths which I wasn't very familiar with. Starting from Rostrevor car park I made my way to the Cloughmore boulder, the first vantage point of the day. Cloughmore boulder offers great views of Carlingford Lough and Slieve Foye. After a short break I ventured in the direction of Slievedermot. I can only imagine in the autumn months these forests must be the place to be. Compared to Tullymore, Donard, Annalong forest, Kilbroney became my favourite one. I picked up the road back to the cafe car park for lunch. Total distance was 5 miles.


Carlingford Lough from near Cloughmore boulder:
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Slieve Roosley range:
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Carlingford Lough:
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Warrenpoint:
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Slieve Foye:
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Vantage point for Carlingford Lough:
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Woods near Slievedermot:
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The road home:
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Penygadair

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Re: Kilbroney forest walk
« Reply #1 on: 18:11:32, 01/05/17 »
Good stuff as usual Henry.


Was able to follow this on the 1:25k map and am doing the same with all your previous Mourne posts. It all starts to come together.  O0

adalard

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Re: Kilbroney forest walk
« Reply #2 on: 09:00:02, 02/05/17 »
Nice pictures, Henry - it looks like you managed to gain some decent altitude despite staying below the cloud level.  :)


It's nice to see the leaves finally putting in an appearance on the trees around here this past week or so. It was beginning to feel like it would never happen!