Category Archives: Hiking Slieve Bloom Mountains


Looking west from Arderin summit

Looking west from Arderin summit

Arderin, the highest point in the Slieve Bloom Mountains at 527m hadn’t really piqued my interest until Enda, our walking group founder, unveiled the ambitious target of climbing the highest point in every county in the Republic of Ireland during 2015. Tell me more!

Meetup Walking Groups

Glenbarrow loop, Slieve Bloom Mountains

Glenbarrow Loop, Slieve Bloom Mountains

Meetup groups are becoming very popular, not least of which are walking and hiking Meetup groups which are a wonderful way to join a casual group of people who enjoy walking. Continue reading

Slieve Blooms Glendine Gap Hike

clear lake glendine gap hike slieve bloom mountains ireland

Clear Lake Glendine Gap Hike

Be prepared! When the mist comes down it is so easy to become disorientated and lost, or worse! Continue reading