Mount Errigal

MODERATE 2 reviews

Mount Errigal is a 4.0 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Dunlewy, Donegal, Ireland that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and trail running and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
4 km
ELEVATION GAIN
505 m
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

hiking

trail running

walking

forest

lake

river

views

muddy

rocky

scramble

no dogs

hiking
13 days ago

Mt. Errigal stands apart above the abundant peat bogs of Donegal. There is a small carpark at the bottom of the track. The start is through very boggy terrain beside a small steam and it is slippy, dirty progress until the firm exposed weathered rock of the ridgeline. It gets steeper at this stage but the ascent is short and the top is soon reached.

You will probably need to imagine the view as it is likely to be hidden.

The descent is easy and fast. If you haven't done quite enough then bearing left and over the bealach to the slopes of Mackoght will probably take you away from the others on the hillside and offers a different perspective.

hiking
Friday, April 01, 2016