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Want to know what it's like to climb Donegal's snowy mountains? Step this way...

A group of climbers recorded their ascent last week.

IF YOU’VE NEVER wanted to climb a mountain in your life, this video might change your mind.

The recent snowfall in some parts of the country has resulted in many of mountain tops looking a little bit more stunning than normal.

For climbers, it offers an exciting challenge.

Donegal mountaineers Jason Black, Patrick McDermott, Kevin Kiely and Iain Miller recorded their ascent to the top of Muckish in the Derryveagh Mountains last week.

It looked pretty good from the ground…

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… and pretty good from half-way up.

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The conditions made some of parts of the climb looked a little hairy.

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Maybe don’t look down.

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Pretty stunning, eh?

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Watch the full video below.

Source: Iain Miller/YouTube

Now watch: The Wicklow mountains are a winter wonderland in stunning drone footage >

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