Slieve Meelmore 12/04/2011

Slieve Meelmore Hike April 2011
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DCM_1898-01 Me, standing on the Mourne Wall at the top of Slieve Meelmore
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Me, standing on the Mourne Wall at the top of Slieve Meelmore
Summit Martyn, at the summit of Meelmore
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Summit
Martyn, at the summit of Meelmore
Ben Crom Looking across from the summit with Ben Crom in the distance
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Ben Crom
Looking across from the summit with Ben Crom in the distance
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DCM_1902-01 The slope up to the top was steeper than it looked
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The slope up to the top was steeper than it looked
Castlewellan Castlewellan in the distance, through a gap in the wall
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Castlewellan
Castlewellan in the distance, through a gap in the wall
Car park It was a long way down to the car park
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Car park
It was a long way down to the car park
Slieve Meelbeg Slieve Meelbeg - Meelmore's 'sister' mountain
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Slieve Meelbeg
Slieve Meelbeg - Meelmore's 'sister' mountain
Kilcoo Castlewellan reservoir and the village of Kilcoo
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Kilcoo
Castlewellan reservoir and the village of Kilcoo
Cloudy skies The sky got very dark at several points. Fortunately for us the rain stayed away
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Cloudy skies
The sky got very dark at several points. Fortunately for us the rain stayed away
Home stretch The final section of track leading back to the car park
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Home stretch
The final section of track leading back to the car park
Meelbeg This looked easier than the 'hill' we had just climbed
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Meelbeg
This looked easier than the 'hill' we had just climbed