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Glenelly: 'Jewel in the Crown of the IAT' (Challenging)

Walk: 'Jewel in the Crown of the IAT'

Sawel Mountain is visible from counties as far flung as Donegal to Down- and is the highest mountain along the route of the International Appalachian Trail (IAT). The walk will trace a route onto Sawel that allows for a full day's hiking for those exploring the Trail as a hiking destination. As the 'Jewel in the Crown', Sawel is a must for anyone seeking to know the story of the Sperrins fully.

Ability: Challenging/ Hillside, Bog and Track Walk

Distance: 14km

Start Time: 9am

Duration: 7 - 8 hours

Meeting Point: Watts Barr, Plumbridge. Please arrive at registration point no later than 8.30am to begin the walk.

Transport will be provided from meeting point to and from the walk start/end.

Please bring a packed lunch and at least 1 litre of water.

This walk is suitable for particiapnts wih a high level of fitness and those who hike on a regular basis.

Participant Consent/Medical Forms to be completed on the day.

Hiking boots are essential wear and waterproof clothing is highly recommended. Organisers reserve the right to refuse admission if not fully equiped for the terrain and conditions.

Earlier Event: September 16
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