Tag Archives: Wicklow mountains

Djouce Hike

Our first hike of the year will bring us to Djouce Woods. Djouce (725 metres) is situated in the northeastern section of the Wicklow Mountains, a 45 minute drive from Dublin City Centre, and dominates the views of the Wicklow Mountains from Roundwood to Newtownmountkennedy. Due to the January lockdown we are rescheduling this hike […]

Winter Solstice

Let’s celebrate Winter Solstice with a hike and a lake swim at Lough Bray Upper. Meeting at 11am at GPS 53.174745,-6.2921966 But what is Winter Solstice? The winter solstice, hiemal solstice or hibernal solstice, also known as midwinter, occurs when one of the Earth’s poles has its maximum tilt away from the Sun. It happens twice yearly. The winter solstice […]