Trekking at Night

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1. Posted by samsara_ (Travel Guru 5353 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

hey everyone (yawn)

just into work and as usual I'm avoiding getting stuck into the pile in my in-tray so i thought i'd share with you all what I got up to last night.

there's a trek that i like to do not too far from where I live here in Ireland - to a mountain lake (or a corrie, i think is the correct term for it) at 800m in the Galtee mountains. anyway myself and my brother decided to do it in the dark last night. it was great - all the stars were out and it was really peaceful up there. it required a lot of concentration getting up there with just a small maglite and i fell flat on my ass on the way back down. (bit sore today )

but it was exhilirating and I slept like a log afterwards.

i just love nighttime - there's no-one else around. everything looks different in the dark and you almost feel like you shouldnt be there.

brilliant - forget massages, etc..this the ultimate way to de-stress.

2. Posted by james (Travel Guru 4138 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

That sounds very nice Samsara2; very nice indeed....

3. Posted by Wocca (Inactive 3745 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

And the night has a thousand eyes

4. Posted by Cupcake (Travel Guru 8468 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

Eve! That sounds beautiful...maybe something we could do while I am there? (hint, hint?)

5. Posted by MattXIII (Full Member 272 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

Night trekking rocks.

I trekked up Mount Sinai in Egypt overnight, got my sleeping bag out and had a few hours kip. Was woken up by sunrise across the mountains.