County Expedition – Friday 4th November

A message for those of you who will be going on the County Expedition this weekend.

It’s on in the Mourne mountains in county Down. We will be climbing the highest peak in Ulster, Slieve Donard.

We will be leaving on Friday evening. Once we arrive in the Mournes we will be going on a night hike and then camping in the mountains. We will be doing a hike the next day as well. We will arrive home on Saturday evening.

We have no meeting on Thursday 3rd but everyone who is going this weekend has to drop down their bag between 6pm and 7pm on Thursday. The cost of the expedition is 15 Euro.


  • Big rucksack
  • Neckerchief – Always bring your neckerchief!!!
  • Torch
  • Hiking boots
  • Rain gear – top and bottom
  • Sleeping bag
  • Ground mat
  • Warm clothes
  • Hat
  • Gloves
  • Thick jumper
  • Emergency rations (sweets)
  • Survival bag (bivi bag)
  • Whistle
  • A few black bags

If you have it:

  • Compass
  • First Aid Kit
  • Map (OSNI map 29)

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