This is a challenging all day hike but it can be undertaken by any relatively fit person. The route may be altered on the day to accommodate unexpected weather conditions, group size, or level of fitness. The walk will be waymarked on the day but will be led and managed by experienced Mountain Rescue Team members.
ASSEMBLY LOCATION: Divis Mountain car-park on Divis Road BT17 0NG
CHECK-IN TIME: 8:30am to 9:15am
SHUTTLE BUS TO COLIN GLEN: 9:15am to 9:45am
WALK STARTS: First Group departs @ 9:30am, Last Group @ 10:00am
ROUTE: a gradual climb up the glen veering north to a circular route round four of the key peaks overlooking Belfast, ending back at the Divis car-park.
For those not wishing or able to complete all 25k, there will be an option to leave the hike at the half-way point and be ferried back to the Divis car park..
Good walking shoes or boots are required and you will need to carry your own packed lunch, water and enough snacks to keep you going. Mountain Rescue Team supporters will staff a tea, buns and elastoplast stall at the Divis car-park where finishers will also be issued with their '25k Challenge Certificate of Completion'.
You can pre-register using the form opposite and pay the registration fee using the DONATE button below. You may also download a sponsorship form by clicking the Download File link at the bottom left of this page. Any sponsorship money raised can also be paid using hte DONATE button or you can bring it on the day of the walk.