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Mountaineering Ireland Members’ Forum

Tue, 20th Feb 2018. Important message regarding the members’ forum at the forthcoming Mountaineering Spring Gathering Subject: AGM and Members’ Forum Timetable Dear Club Secretaries Firstly I would like to thank you for sharing information on our AGM and our Spring Gathering in the Glen of Arhelow. The bookings are going really well and it […]

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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. 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 […]

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Ethiopian Highlands Trip 2018

ETHIOPIAN HIGHLANDS  –  Discover hidden Ethiopia Sat October 20th to Fri 2nd November  2nd, 2018 Trek in the Wollo Highlands for 6 days staying with the local communities. Visit Addis Abba, Lake Tana, the Blue Nile Falls, Lalibella and its 12th Century Churches. There will also be an opportunity to visit two schools where Africa are funding […]

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The McGillicuddy Reeks

Ultimate High Peaks Challenge

Register for Killarney’s Ultimate High Peaks Challenge 2018  Killarney’s Ultimate High Peaks Challenge is an exhilarating and unique 1-day event. Participants in the Ultimate High Peaks Challenge will self-navigate their way along a pre-planned route. The route takes in highest mountain range in Ireland – The majestic MacGillycuddy’s Reeks.  During the course of the High […]

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CBHC Club Update No. 3 | 2018

CBHC Club Update No. 3 | 2018 Hi  Backpackers, Another round-up of all the latest info for you: Proposed Night Walk Saturday, Feb 24th, 2018 Cork Harbour Cycle Sunday, March 4th Autumn Walking Holidays in the Canaries Cork Backpackers Easter Weekend Away – Leenane Hotel, Connemara Membership  Cards CBHC Club Update No. 3 | 2018 […]

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Mountaineering Ireland AGM

A letter from Ruth Whelan to all Hillwalking Club Secretaries regarding the forthcoming Mountaineering Ireland  AGM. Dear Secretaries,  As you might have seen through our social media forums, The Limerick Climbing Club will be hosting this year’s Mountaineering Ireland Spring Gathering. The event will take place over the weekend of the 23rd to 25th March […]

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Banff 2018 Mountain Film Festival

The Banff 2018 Mountain Film Festival is coming to Cork again. THE BIGGEST ADVENTURE FILM TOUR IS UNDERWAY! The UK and Ireland Banff 2018 Mountain Film Festival World Tour has finally hit the road for 2018 and the CORK screenings will be here before we know it!  Both the RED and BLUE film programmes will be showcased […]

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Croagh Patrick Heritage Trail

CBHC Club Update No. 2 | 2018

CBHC Club Update No. 2 | 2018 | Hi Backpackers, Can’t believe that it’s still January but here we are and a few more items to get from my inbox to yours Christmas Charity Events Update Evening Echo Article Croagh Patrick Heritage Trail Africa Direct Kilimanjaro Trek Christmas Charity Events Updates Last year with your help […]

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CBHC Club Update No. 1 | 2018

Club Update No. 1 |  2018 Happy New Year Backpackers       Hope you are settling into 2018 and getting through January, It can be a quiet month but we have loads to tell you about already!: Mountain Skills Update Fei Sheehy Challenge 2018 Four Peaks Challenge for Concern 2018 Other Club News Mountain […]

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The Steel Cross at the Summit of Carrauntoohil

Kerry Mountain Rescue Saves Three Climbers on Carrauntoohil

Kerry Mountain Rescue saves three people on Carrauntoohil in harsh weather conditions 29/12/2017  Kery Mountain Rescue saves three people from Carrauntoohil mountain in County Kerry. Two women and a man were 150 metres from the summit when they got into difficulty at around 11.30pm last night. The man fell at Howling Ridge and sustained an injury […]

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