Ascent of Mweelrea on 2017-12-26

Climber: Brian Cavanagh

Date:Tuesday, December 26, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Elevation:2671 ft / 814 m

Ascent Trip Report

Western side, from Dadreen. I just pointed myself at the mountain and navigated the terrain as I saw it. Twas fairly cold (st Stephens day) and some big gusts near the top had me a bit afraid. The top ridgeline (leading along to peak) was hectic, mad winds and totally frozen. Was crawling at some points. Good experience though.

Couple kms thru boggy fields on approach, up and down in total 3.5 hours (though I'd be running a fair bit of it).

Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Scramble, Exposed Scramble

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