Walk Schedules

Walk Grade Descriptions

EASY: Usually a walk covering a considerable distance of up to some ten km, it can also involve climbing a peak at an easy pace. An easy walk involves a full day's activity taking three to five hours.

MODERATE: A moderate walk requires a good level of fitness and involves climbing a numbers of peaks over a considerable distance at a moderate pace. This involves a full day's activity five - six hours.

DIFFICULT: Requires a very high level of fitness and involves climbing a number of peaks at a fast pace over exposed terrain. Suitable for experienced mountaineers only. This involves a full day's activity six- eight hours.

2017 / 18 Schedule

Walk Area/Notes Difficulty/Duration
October
Sunday, 01 October 2017
Burren
Walking on karst limestone and green roads.
Difficult / 7h
Mullaghmore..Burren
OS51&52
Easy / Moderate / 4h
Sunday, 08 October 2017
Horses Glen. Co Kerry
Walk through secluded glacial valley deep in to Mangerton mountain. Small bit of a pull at the end of the valley to reach Mangerton North Top. Easy Pace. OS78
Moderate / 5h
Sunday, 15 October 2017
Purple & Tomies. Co Kerry
A traverse above the gap of Dunloe starting at the head of the gap we climb via Glas lough to Purple (757m) and onto Tomies before descending to the green road just north of Kate Kearneys cottage
Moderate / 5h
Torc Killarney Co Kerry
OS78. Couple of steps, forest tracks and board walk to summit to enjoy great views of Killarney. Easy pace.
Easy / 4h
Sunday, 22 October 2017
Reeks Co Kerry
Assending via the bone onto eastern reeks and descending via the heavenly gates. OS78
Difficult / 6.5h
Galtymore & Glen Horseshoe. Co Tipperary
OS74
Moderate / 5h
Friday, 27 October 2017
Oct Bank Holiday in Kerry. See walks 28/29/30th
See walk details for 28/29/30th. Base Glencar Resort Hotel.
Saturday, 28 October 2017
Caher, Carrauntoohill from Brida Valley
OS 78
Difficult / 6h
Caher from Brida Valley
Moderate walk at an easy pace. OS78
Moderate / 5h
Sunday, 29 October 2017
Knockaunattin from Ballaghbeama Pass
OS78
Moderate / 5h
Monday, 30 October 2017
Cloon Lake
OS78
easy / 3h
November
Saturday, 04 November 2017
Remote First Aid Course
More details nearer time
OBriens Bridge River walk
Low level walk designed for beginners or those who havn't been out in a while and would like to get back on hills.
Easy  / 3h
Sunday, 12 November 2017
Ashford to Lough Ghe Co Limerick
OS72. Green roads, forestry track.
Easy / 4h
Mahon Falls Comeraghs Co Waterford
OS75
Moderate / 5h
Sunday, 19 November 2017
Knockasakeen Circuit from Muskerry. Co Tipperary
OS 74. Leaving and returning to Muskry car park: forest tracks, open grassy land.The circuit will take in Knockastakeen (583m), the lower part of Galtybeg and Cush (639m). Easy pace for those that want to do a moderate walk.
Moderate / 5-5.5h
Connemara.
OS37 or Connemara Superwalker. Glencorbet horseshoe with option to take in Muckanaght depending on time/weather. Challenging hike with some steep ascents/descents with some rough ground high up.
Difficult / 6h
Sunday, 26 November 2017
Glenstal loop Co Limerick
Track, rough in places
Easy / 4h
Reeks..Black Mare Gully
OS78.
Difficult / 6h
December
Saturday, 02 December 2017
Knockfeirnagh Co Limerick
Opportunity for beginners or anyone out for a while and looking to get back on hills .
Easy  / 3h
Sunday, 03 December 2017
Circuit of Coumshingaun. Comeraghs. Co Waterford
Some scrambling on assent. OS75
Moderate / 5h
Sunday, 10 December 2017
Galtees. Co Tipperary
Exact details TBC
Moderate
Saturday, 16 December 2017
Christmas Walk
Walk to build up appetite for Club Christmas Dinner to be held that night.
Easy
January
Sunday, 07 January 2018

Sunday, 14 January 2018
Knockmealdowns. Co Tipperary
Departing from the Vee. OS74. The Vee - Glenmoylan - Twin Lakes - Knockmealdown - Sugarloaf. Steep ground in places.
Moderate / 5.5h
Sunday, 21 January 2018
Galtees from South Side
Black rd to Galtymore (919m) and traversing the wall to Lyracappul (825m). Returning the same route.
Moderate / 5h
Sunday, 28 January 2018
Connemara
Exact details to be advised
Moderate / 5h
Ballyhouras. Co Limerick
Easy / 4h
February
Sunday, 04 February 2018

Sunday, 11 February 2018

Sunday, 18 February 2018
Mullaghanattin Co Kerry
OS78, Starting at Ballaghbeama gap to Mullaghanattin (773m) and descending to Tooreenafersha. Open mountain with some steep ground.
Moderate / Difficult / 5-6 h
Arra mountain circuit. Co Tipperary
OS59
Easy / moderate / 5h
Sunday, 25 February 2018

March
Sunday, 11 March 2018
Sliver Bearnagh from Kilbane. Co Clare
OS58
Easy / 4h
Friday, 23 March 2018
Mountaineering Ireland Spring Meet
April
Sunday, 08 April 2018
Knockmealdowns
Moderate / 5h
Sunday, 15 April 2018
Coomasharan horseshoe. Co Kerry
Moderate / 5.5h
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