Sunday, June 23, 2024

Mullingar hikers battle to Mullingar hikers battle to the summit of Mt Blanc

Mullingar Hiking Group battled through hostile conditions to reach the summit of Mt Blanc last week, the highest mountain in Western Europe, on Monday, 19 June.

Conditions were extreme on the final ascent to the 4,809m peak, as the group endured “40km/hr winds, zero visibility and -15C cold” to reach the top, according to the group’s founder, Ken Delaney.

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