A gate on Eastern side of Benbulben

A gate on Eastern side of Benbulben

On other side of gate and looking out to a forest

On other side of gate and looking out to a forest

A sign for Doneens Walk in Sligo

A sign for Doneens Walk in Sligo

Gentle slopes of Benbulben at the beginning of climb

Gentle slopes of Benbulben at the beginning of climb

This area is being to collect peat

This area is being to collect peat

Clouds were hoovering over Benbulben

Clouds were hoovering over Benbulben

A valley below Benbulben

A valley below Benbulben

A small creek on Benbulben

A small creek on Benbulben

Creek was zig zaging is path

Creek was zig zaging is path

Sligo hills and open fields below Benbulben

Sligo hills and open fields below Benbulben

Rocks of Benbulben and water paths

Rocks of Benbulben and water paths

Remains of an old and abandoned building

Remains of an old and abandoned building

A very small but deep stream

A very small but deep stream

A sheep and a young lamb on Benbulben's slopes

A sheep and a young lamb on Benbulben's slopes

A tree and a grazing sheep

A tree and a grazing sheep

A tree en route to Benbulben peak

A tree en route to Benbulben peak

A small stream flowing downhill - Benbulben

A small stream flowing downhill - Benbulben

Plants and rock formation on Benbulben

Plants and rock formation on Benbulben

Very sharp rocks of Binn Ghulbain

Very sharp rocks of Binn Ghulbain

Two ladies enjoying the view from Benbulben

Two ladies enjoying the view from Benbulben

Grass was in abundance on lower slopes of this table top mountain

Grass was in abundance on lower slopes of this table top mountain

Small pebbles and grass

Small pebbles and grass

Glencar Lake - as seen from Benbulben

Glencar Lake - as seen from Benbulben

Small slopes or ridges of Benbulben

Small slopes or ridges of Benbulben

Glencar Lough seen from Benbulben

Glencar Lough seen from Benbulben

Steep slopes and a forest the base of the mountain

Steep slopes and a forest the base of the mountain

A beautiful view of Yeats Country - Sligo

A beautiful view of Yeats Country - Sligo

Gradually we were going up

Gradually we were going up

Some pre historic bones - not really

Some pre historic bones - not really

White rocks of Benbulben

White rocks of Benbulben

Glencar Lake and Benbulben's slopes

Glencar Lake and Benbulben's slopes

This path on is created by Local Government

This path on is created by Local Government

It starts on LHS and moves upwards very swiftly

It starts on LHS and moves upwards very swiftly

Old mining poles of Benbulben

Old mining poles of Benbulben

Mining poles and cable going downhill

Mining poles and cable going downhill

This bridge was created to control water flow

This bridge was created to control water flow

Sheep were using this bridge from time to time

Sheep were using this bridge from time to time

Valley below Benbulben (South side)

Valley below Benbulben (South side)

Some slopes appear gentle but ther are not that easy to climb

Some slopes appear gentle but ther are not that easy to climb

Benbulben slopes, valley and sea - all in one

Benbulben slopes, valley and sea - all in one

Farmland next to Benbulben

Farmland next to Benbulben

A small snail found on higher grounds of Benbulben

A small snail found on higher grounds of Benbulben

A sharp drop on southern slopes

A sharp drop on southern slopes

Southern side of Benbulben

Southern side of Benbulben

This was more common on upper Benbulben

This was more common on upper Benbulben

Looking back at the Eastern edge of Benbulben

Looking back at the Eastern edge of Benbulben

Benbulben - South side

Benbulben - South side

A cliff top on Southern edge

A cliff top on Southern edge

A rock guarding the valley below

A rock guarding the valley below

Myself standing on a cliff

Myself standing on a cliff

Hills and valley below Benbulben

Hills and valley below Benbulben

Slopes on south side of Benbulben

Slopes on south side of Benbulben

A breathtaking view from the top

A breathtaking view from the top

A sheer drop on Southern edge

A sheer drop on Southern edge

Drop is more visible here

Drop is more visible here

A small opening in a rock

A small opening in a rock

Slopes were very steep here

Slopes were very steep here

A picture perfect view

A picture perfect view

Very close to the peak of Benbulben

Very close to the peak of Benbulben

Climb was much easier here

Climb was much easier here

Some of the hikers used this route to climb up

Some of the hikers used this route to climb up

A hill next to the hiking trail

A hill next to the hiking trail

A small cross was placed on that trail

A small cross was placed on that trail

King's Peak - Benbulben

King's Peak - Benbulben

Area at the bottom of Benbulben

Area at the bottom of Benbulben

A farmer was making hay bales

A farmer was making hay bales

Most people used this western side to climb Benbulben

Most people used this western side to climb Benbulben

Slopes on the western edge

Slopes on the western edge

Zaighum Abbas Ranjha - Benbulben

Zaighum Abbas Ranjha - Benbulben

Top of Benbulben

Top of Benbulben

Stones were placed together here

Stones were placed together here

Two hills of Benbulben

Two hills of Benbulben

A visibility jacket was left on the top

A visibility jacket was left on the top

Some of the flowers I came across while I was on top

Some of the flowers I came across while I was on top

This plant is very popular on Benbulben

This plant is very popular on Benbulben

This plant was found on lower slopes

This plant was found on lower slopes

This grass was growing on marshy grounds

This grass was growing on marshy grounds

A mushroom among grass

A mushroom among grass

It looks some sorts of moss

It looks some sorts of moss

This area was difficult to navigate

This area was difficult to navigate

Going up and down was the order of the day

Going up and down was the order of the day

Bog on top of Benbulben

Bog on top of Benbulben

A gully between two hills

A gully between two hills

Western side of Benbulben

Western side of Benbulben

Looking down from the western edge

Looking down from the western edge

Valley and slopes on the western side

Valley and slopes on the western side

Flowers among grass

Flowers among grass

Creeks on top of Benbulben

Creeks on top of Benbulben

A small lake next to the mining area of Benbulben

A small lake next to the mining area of Benbulben

Lake and mountains

Lake and mountains

There seemed to be small caves on far side

There seemed to be small caves on far side

The main mining area of Benbulben

The main mining area of Benbulben

A building on mining site of Benbulben

A building on mining site of Benbulben

A hill behind mining area

A hill behind mining area

Benbulben - an abandoned building

Benbulben - an abandoned building

An old part from the mining era

An old part from the mining era

Flat ground close to the mining site

Flat ground close to the mining site

A building without roof

A building without roof

Mining area of Benbulben

Mining area of Benbulben

TV mast of Truskmore Peak

TV mast of Truskmore Peak

Electricity poles on Benbulben

Electricity poles on Benbulben

Going back to eastern edge once more

Going back to eastern edge once more

Slopes of Benbulben

Slopes of Benbulben

Bags used to collect peat from this area

Bags used to collect peat from this area

This peat is used as fuel

This peat is used as fuel

I took Hudson's Road - but there wasn't any road

I took Hudson's Road - but there wasn't any road

North side of Benbulben

North side of Benbulben

It is hard to climb from this side

It is hard to climb from this side

A slope on NW side of Benbulben

A slope on NW side of Benbulben

Middle of the northern ridge

Middle of the northern ridge

Slopes on northern side

Slopes on northern side

Northern side of Benbulben

Northern side of Benbulben

Chimney of house - next to Benbulben slopes

Chimney of house - next to Benbulben slopes