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
Sunday, 22 October 2017
Galtymore & Glen Horseshoe. Co Tipperary
Moderate / 5h
Reeks Co Kerry
Assending via the bone onto eastern reeks and descending via the heavenly gates. OS78
Difficult / 6.5h
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
Moderate / 5h
Monday, 30 October 2017
Cloon Lake
easy / 3h
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, 05 November 2017

Sunday, 12 November 2017
Mahon Falls Comeraghs Co Waterford
Moderate / 5h
Ashford to Lough Ghe Co Limerick
OS72. Green roads, forestry track.
Easy / 4h
Sunday, 19 November 2017
OS37 or Connemara Superwalker.
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
Sunday, 26 November 2017
Reeks..Black Mare Gully
Difficult / 6h
Glenstal loop Co Limerick
Track, rough in places
Easy / 4h
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

Sunday, 10 December 2017
Galtees. Co Tipperary
Exact details TBC
Sunday, 17 December 2017

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
Exact details to be advised
Moderate / 5h
Ballyhouras. Co Limerick
Easy / 4h
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
Easy / moderate / 5h
Sunday, 25 February 2018

Friday, 02 March 2018
Mountaineering Ireland Spring Meet
Sunday, 11 March 2018
Sliver Bearnagh from Kilbane. Co Clare
Easy / 4h
Sunday, 08 April 2018
Moderate / 5h
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