Why we like walking in La Gomera!

camera 2011 019Peter, Tanya, Paddy, Andy, Joe & Marie at the top (Damian & Gavin didn't wait for the photo!!)Gomera Walking first ever walking holiday took place in November 2010. These were our "guinea pigs" and happily they all survived to get back together again last Wednesday to climb County Donegal's highest peak...Errigal 731 meters (just under half the height of Alta de Garajonay in La Gomera)

Regrettably the Gods were not kind to us and our climb became an endurance test in lashing rain with zero visibility. Gavin & Damian (optimistically attired in T-shirt and shorts!) took less than a hour to reach the summit with the rest of us following at a more relaxed pace took an hour and a half plus 45 mins back to base. Everybody gritted their teeth and completed the course. Fair play to Peter, Tanya,Joe, Marie and Paddy for their determination.

Photographs courtesy of Donegal Mountain Rescuer Garett Wilson who also acted as our guide mostly pointing out what we could have seen if the weather hadn't been so miserable

Gomera Walking holidaysThe Best Part!! Pints and feet up in the bar in front of a log fire...in July!!Then came the best part...a hot shower & change into dry clothes in nearby Danny Minnie's hotel/restaurant followed by a few pints, an excellent dinner and plenty of reminiscing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 La Gomera Walking HolidaysVery wet Marie & Joe completing the climb for charity. Well done the pair of you!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 La Gomera Walking holidaysNearly there..no point in turning back now!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 La Gomera Walking HolidaysPeter Tanya Paddy Andy Joe & Marie 731 meters up on top of Errigal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 La Gomera Walking HolidaysWhat it should have looked like!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

La Gomera Walking holidaysPeter, Gavin & Tanya recovering

 

 

 

 

 

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2013-11-19, 18:07
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