Time Needed: 2-3 hours
Grading: Strenuous, physically demanding with rough ground, steep slopes suitable for experienced walkers with high fitness level.
Height Gain: 220 metres
Trail Surface: Bog Road
Location: 1.2km west of Clonmany
Status: National Loop Walk
Markers: Black marker posts with purple arrows on white background.
Dogs: Not permitted
Trailhead: Car park at north end of Mamore Gap
This is a walk for fit and experienced walkers only. Starting at the spectacularly located car park on the north side of the Gap of Mamore, this route takes the walker into the heart of Inishowen’s finest hills. The walk offers an unfolding backdrop of the rugged coastal scenery of north Donegal with panoramic views in all directions. There is also a linear walk (Mamore to Straid) incorporated into this loop walk with same trail head and finishing point at Glen House car park. It is 5.7km in distance and takes 1.5 hours to complete.