Bay Lough, The Knockmealdowns

2018 Knockmealdown Challenge

The 2018 Knockmealdown Challenge takes place on Saturday, April 7th, 2018 with registration on the morning of the walks in Newcastle, Co. Tipperary. All levels of fitness are catered for with three grades of walks.

2018 Knockmealdown Crossing

The 2018 Knockmealdown Challenge is the 11th Annual event organised by the Peaks Mountaineering Club which is based in Clonmel, Co.Tipperary, Ireland. The club exists to foster a love of mountains and the mountain environment. It was founded in 1977 and is affiliated to Mountaineering Ireland. 

Three Grades of Walks

1. 2018 Knockmealdown Challenge Walk

This is a self-navigated and requiring a high level of fitness and skill. Distance 29km.
Registration from 7.00am to 7.45am

Bus leaves at 8.00am

2. A Walk

This is a led walk for fit hillwalkers. Distance 20k.
Registration from 8.00am to 8.45am.

Bus leaves at 9.00AM

3. B Walk

This is a led walk on trails, reasonable level of fitness required. Distance 15km.
Registration from 10.30AM to 11.15AM.

Bus leaves at 11.30AM


Registration for all walks will be in the Community Hall, Newcastle. Buses will transport you to the start of the various walks. You can also register online.

€25 entry fee includes a hearty meal at the end of the walks.

All profits are to charity.

Click below for more details:  

Knockmealdown Challenge Walk

2018 Knockmealdown Crossing

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