17 Jan Slieve Donard Run

Source: Fujifilm Insider

It’s taken some months for this article to finally make it to the pages of the website. Like many others, I am coming to terms with the fact that I am running down (not up) mountains, stranger still I am still able to drag along my X100F for the ride. Slieve Donard is Northern Ireland’s tallest mountain and it’s the default challenge for those on the trails.

It’s a reasonably frequent outing and we have been bettering our times of late. The mountain is how we start every year, 5am at the top of Donard watching the sunrise….. normally, as they say here ‘it’s totally baltic’.

Northern Ireland has a remarkable weather system. On this occasion we were experiencing torrential rain twenty miles from the mountain, during the entire journey I was concocting a range of excuses why we shouldn’t venture out, we still did. One of the wettest days in August turned out to be a stunning afternoon on the mountain and there wasn’t even a single hint that it had ever been raining…

Slieve Donard Run posted on Fujifilm Insider on .

Read the full article on Fujifilm Insider