Club Membership

Membership: New/Renewal €60 (€46 if under 23yrs). Associate Member or Member of MI €25. (you must have MI membership which covers the period 2020/2021) MI. (There’s is also a special family rate for anyone under 23yrs)

 

Membership can be applied and paid  for online, through a bank transfer or by Debit/Credit card, by clicking the button below.

Membership

 

The Club is affiliated to Mountaineering Ireland which confers a number of benefits.

These include:

  • Civil Liability and Limited Personal Accident cover insurance policy
  • Discounts in all good outdoor shops and a variety of other related retailers
  • A personalised membership card
  • The Irish Mountain Log magazine delivered by post to your home address

As the Cork Backpackers Club is a not for profit organisation, any monies remaining are used to cover the running costs of the Club.

Cork Backpackers: Membership Benefits

As a member of Cork Backpackers you qualify for a range of benefits, including:

  • Choice of hill walks on every second Sunday
  • Bank holiday weekends away in some of Ireland’s most beautiful areas
  • Club sign up and social night every second Wednesday in Counihan’s pub
  • Cycling trips in and around Cork and also abroad
  • Various social events throughout the year e.g. Christmas party, summer barbeque, leaders dinner, treasure hunt, film nights
  • The Irish Mountain Log, delivered by post to your home address four times yearly
  • Discounts in all good outdoor shops and in addition a variety of other related retailers
  • Civil Liability and Limited Personal Accident cover insurance policy
  • A personalised membership card
  • Access to training schemes and also awards for hill walkers and climbers
  • Access to Mountaineering Ireland Training Grant schemes
  • A channel for your access, environmental and other concerns
  • Annual M.I. Summer Alpine and Winter Meets, which include training courses and workshops for all
  • Spring and Autumn Gatherings that include member forums
  • Access to the vast Mountaineering Ireland Library Collection
  • Expedition grants and in addition practical advice
  • Skills and environmental workshops
  • Annual indoor climbing competitions
  • Access to Travel & Activity insurance

If you want to get fit, make new friends and enjoy exhilarating hillwalks in stunning locations then sign up for our next hillwalk.