DDTV VIDEO: DONEGAL ROCK CLIMB WAS BIGGEST EVER IN IRELAND

first_imgA DONEGAL adventurer has taken part in what is believed to be the biggest ever rock climb in Ireland – with two American tourists.And he thinks climbs like the one in this video are the key to expanding Donegal’s great outdoors and adventure tourism.Iain Miller runs his small company www.uniqueascent.ie in Annagry. “Over the last five years I have been exploring  the little known areas of Donegal and have climbed 60 of the 100 previously unclimbed sea stacks found around the coast of Donegal fromPort to Inishowen,” said Iain.“Several of these sea stacks are world class adventurous days out.”Here Iain describes the incredible climb – and Donegal’s hidden treasures. Click the link above to watch his video.The ClimbLiving equidistant from Glencolmcille village to the south and thePort road end is the mother of all sea ridges. The Sturrall Headland isan extremely inaccessible and foreboding place to visit. Access is by asteep scary scramble and a wee 300m sea passage deep into the realms ofchaos.The ridge it’s self is approximately 800m long starting at the seaward tip and travelling landward over the summit and along the ridge towhere the headland joins the mainland.This is the second of five monster ridges to be climbed in Donegal inthe last few years, the first being The Realm of Damocles on ArainnmhorIsland. (http://www.uniqueascent.ie/sp/directory/details/arranmore-island-realm-of-damocles)What these ridges provide are outstanding journeys into the greatunknown in very special, committing and untraveled locations.more information about the climb, http://iain-miller.blogspot.com/2012/03/longest-rock-climb-in-ireland.htmlThe entire ridge is the longest recorded rock climb in Ireland.The climbersThe two climbers on the route with me were Theresa Hughes and AaronEntringer who were two visiting American climbers who contacted me totake them on an adventure, this film is that adventure.   DDTV VIDEO: DONEGAL ROCK CLIMB WAS BIGGEST EVER IN IRELAND was last modified: April 4th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:AnnagryDDTV VIDEO: DONEGAL ROCK CLIMB WAS BIGGEST EVER IN IRELANDlast_img

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