Walks Schedule 2020 / 21          

Date       Grade          Venue            Meeting Point               Leader                                                        

Sept. 6      B              Barrow     Graiguenamanagh        Tony / Vernon

Walk completed with 18 participants. Weather warm with a few showers

Sept. 13   C         Dunmore East      Haven Hotel,             Mick

Walk completed with 12 participants. Weather dry, warm and sunny

Sept. 20   B+       Comeraghs       Mahon Falls Carpark     John/Josh

Walk completed with 10 participants. Weather superb

Sept 27  No walk: "Great things are done when men and mountains meet"

Oct. 4   A+    Comeraghs    Crough CafĂ©                         Josh/Mick

Walk completed with 6 participants. Weather very windy with light rain

Oct. 11     C   Anne Valley    Annestown Beach                   Irene

Venue changed. Mick led at Woodstown. 9 participants. Weather fabulous

Oct. 18   B+  Lachtnafrankee   Harney's Cross         Emily/Carol

Walk completed with 11 participants. Weather cold and dry, partly overcast

Oct. 25  No walk: "Where'er you walk, cool gales shall fan the glade"

Nov. 1     COVID Lockdown

Nov.8    COVID Lockdown   

Nov.15   COVID Lockdown

Nov. 22   COVID Lockdown                                                                               

Nov.29   COVID Lockdown   

Walk completed with 12 participants. Weather cold and sunny. Carol led

Walk completed with 11 participants. Weather wet and later showery. Maura led

Dec. 20  No walk: "If with me you'd fondly stray/Over the hills and far away"

Walk completed with 15 hardy participants. Weather "challenging" - cold, wet, snowy on higher altitudes.Josh led

Jan. 3      B      Comeraghs            Quinlan's Yard             Mick

Jan. 10      C

Jan. 17         Cannon Hill                Carey's Castle               Vernon

Jan. 24          Comeraghs                Nire Car Park                Mick

Jan. 31    No walk       

Feb. 7

Feb. 14      C             Carrigadoon Hill      Green School, Carrick       Vernon

Feb. 21       B            Comeraghs                Carol   

May 16       C            Glenshelane Woods,    Cappoquin Grotto    @ 9.30 am     Mick 

May 23       A           Comeraghs          Upper Crough Wood         Josh

May 30      B            Long Hill            Careys Castle             Carol 

June 6      No walk   

June 13    C           Anne Valley           Annestown Beach Carpark          Irene     

June 20    B          Lachtnafranke         Carpark above Powers the Pot        Emily           

June 27     B       Knockanafrinn (lower slopes)          Scouthut               Vernon                           




Important: Please Note

  • All walks commence at 9.30 am unless otherwise stated. The meeting point will be as close as possible to the walk trailhead
  • Due to COVID19 restrictions, members are requested to carpool only in family groups and when it is safe to do so. All  relevant HSE and Mountaineering Ireland guidelines MUST be followed
  • As long as COVID19 restrictions apply, walks will take place only in areas where ample parking is available
  • As per Mountaineering Ireland guidelines, walking groups will be limited to a maximum of 15 people. If more than 15 people are present at the beginning of the walk, 2 groups will be formed, each with it's own leader. Physical distance will be maintained between both groups.To facilitate this, it is IMPERATIVE that members inform the relevant leader by text or WhatsApp of their intention to walk no later than the Friday night before the walk
  • All walks are subject to change at short notice and are weather dependent

Leaders:

Mick 087 2927077        Vernon 086 3059830)       Irene 087 2359598        Tony 0857345105)       Josh 0872346392              Emily 086 6784094

AGM 2020 postponed until further notice due to Covid 19