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Lalibela

Ethiopian Highlands Trip 2018

Africa Direct 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 […]

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First Aid Course Participants

Mountain Skills Training

Mountain Navigation & Leadership Aileen Warbrook from the Cork Backpackers has very kindly coordinated ongoing mountain skills training for our volunteer walk leaders.  Alan Mordaunt and John O’Brien, two highly experienced trainers conducted the training. They took our leaders out on the mountains to work on leadership, walk management, navigation and emergency skills.  There were two […]

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Hillwalking Working Group

Dear Club Secretaries,  In keeping with a motion from the Irish Ramblers Club, which was approved at Mountaineering Ireland’s recent AGM, Mountaineering Ireland is seeking expressions of interest from people who are interested in joining a Hillwalking Working Group.  The aim is to form a diverse working group which includes representation from different geographic areas, […]

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Get Ireland Walking

Cork Walking WeeK

 About Cork Walking Week Cork Walking Week Saturday, May 19th – Sunday, May 27th – ‘Get Cork Walking’ Cork Walking Week will take place from 19th May – 27th May 2018. The week-long celebration of walking will take place throughout Cork. The events will cater for people interested in getting out and about and experiencing […]

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Cloghane Village, Dingle Peninsula, Co. Kerry

June Weekend Cloghane

June Weekend 2018 June Weekend 2018 Cloghane – Update  Hi all,   As the June long weekend is fast approaching, we are organising ourselves and making some plans.   The CLUB is heading to the KINGDOM for the JUNE Bank Holiday Fri 1st to Mon 4th.  We are staying in the Mount Brandon Hostel in […]

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Spencer

Missing Pet Dog – Spencer

MISSING – MINIATURE SCHNAUZER                          One of our members Amanda Daunt has lost her little dog called Spencer on Friday, April 6th on Ballynamona beach in East Cork.  Lost while out walking in Ballynamona Beach, East Cork on Friday 6th April at 3.30pm. He is […]

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G Adventures

G Adventures – Vietnam

Free Talk on Vietnam and G Adventures   Time and Date:   Tuesday 10th April at 7.00pm Venue:   53 Degrees North, Unit 7, The Cornmarket Centre, Paul Street, Cork. RSVP grainne.caffrey@sunway.ie Talk also in Dublin: When: Wednesday 11th April @ 7.00pm Where:  53 Degrees North, Unit 3, The Park, Carrickmines, Dublin. G Adventures is an adventure […]

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Update

CBHC Club Update No. 8 | 2018

CBHC Club Update No. 8 | 2018 Hi  Backpackers, Hope you enjoyed the Bank  Holiday email whatever you were at. Have a few items to let you know about Banff Film Festival Final Call for  Ben Nevis Scotland June Weekend 2018 Slieve Donard Walk May 25th 1. Banff Mountain Film Festival – from Anthony Hi […]

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Club Update

CBHC Club Update No. 7 | 2018

Hi  Backpackers, CBHC Club Update No. 7 | 2018. Some updates for you before the long weekend Leenane Easter Weekend Away – Final details Reminder for Ben Nevis Scotland June Weekend 2018 Camino Walk September 2018 3.  Cork Backpackers Easter Weekend Away – Leenane Hotel, Connemara Well we are nearly there. Myself and Anne Collins […]

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Concern Carrauntohil

Climb4Concern

Thousands of people around the world show their concern by supporting our work. They donate to us, lobby their governments for change, fundraise and occasionally abseil off very tall buildings. Our most popular fundraising events are our Climb4Concern mountain hikes. Check out our upcoming mountain challenge events below. 1. Climb4Concern: Donegal Hike  14 April 2018 to 15 […]

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