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Our next ramble is on Saturday 6th September to one of the most distinctive of the Mourne Mountains , Slieve Bernagh , with it's granite tors on its summit at a height of 739m (2,400 ft). The walk is 6 miles taking approx 5 hours and is a challenging Grade B walk on rugged tracks and open mountain. A very enjoyable and scenic mountain walk with a few steep ascents and descents but able for most walkers with support on difficult points from colleague walkers.
Weather conditions on the day will be taken into consideration and may require some adjustment of the route. The walk will commence at the car park , Trassey Road , Bryansford on the right , (GR J 311314) just off the B180 Newcastle-Hilltown Road 2 miles before Bryansford.
Photos on this page are all from Rita's walk on Sunday up Croaghgorm in the Bluestacks , Co Donegal.
Our next Sunday ramble is to the mountains above Drumquin on Sunday September 14th. This a Grade B walk. Starting at Sloughan Glen Car park and taking in Bin and Bolaght Mountains.
The Sunday Grade B's walks on September 14th and 28th have now been switched. Sept 14th will now be to the Hills above Drumquin , Bin & Bolaght mountains , while Joan Quinn leads us to Benbradagh , Dungiven in her beloved County Derry on the 28th.
Our schedule for Autumn/Winter 2014/15 is currently being put together. If you would like to coordinate a walk or wish for further information on what this entails please contact Brian McGarvey (028807 58622)
Latest in Walk reports - Dart & Sawel ,Spelga Dam and Trostan.
We have now attempted to brighten up all our other pages (FAQ,s , Links , Rules etc) with a selection of photos from our archives
Introduction to Club and New Members info
in Omagh (often referred to as Omagh Walking Club) the Club has over
100 members. Walks take place on alternate Saturdays and Sundays
throughout the year, departing from Omagh Leisure Centre Car Park at
09.30am Examples of the places we go and the sort of walks we do
can be found in Walk Reports.
Charlie is very prominent in above photo but can you spot him in the below one ?
Russells of Omagh
Saturday 6th September Grade B
8.30 a.m start
Contact John Templeton
Sunday Sept 14th Grade B
Contact Paul Meldrum 07769 727990
Saturday 20th Sept Grade C
Contact Brian McGarvey 02880 758622
Sunday 28th Sept Grade B
Contact Joan Quinn 07791 312126