Slieve Bloom Mountains Nature Reserve, Laois

  • Author:ActiveME
  • Created: August 28, 2012
  • Updated: December 12, 2017
Location: Laois
  • DistanceInstructions
  • Distance141.41 km
  • Time0 s
  • Speed0.0 km/h
  • Min altitude139 m
  • Peak483 m
  • Climb2809 m
  • Descent2810 m

The Slieve Bloom Mountains Nature Reserve in County Laois, Ireland is a high mountain blanket bog. Unlike many other bogs in Ireland it has been spared severe burning and grazing. It formed about six thousand years ago when the climate became wetter and bog began to blanket the mountain slopes.

Use our Map of Ireland and Sat Nav tool to get directions to the start point and our detailed route map and GPS on our ActiveME App to find and follow the walking route live on screen and keep on track.  At all times, our maps and App should be used in conjunction proper map and compass navigation techniques.