Four Peaks Challenge 2015 Awards Ceremony

Four Peaks Challenge 2015 Awards Ceremony

Fourteen members of the Cork Backpackers Hillwalking Club were honoured at the Backpackers’ Christmas Party on December 19th. All fourteen successfully completed the Club’s Four Peaks Challenge 2015. The Backpackers’ Fab Fourteen climbed the highest mountains in Connacht (Mweelrea 814 mertes), the highest mountain in Leinster (Lugnaquilla 925 metres), the highest mountain in Munster and Ireland (Carrauntoohil 1,038 metres) and the highest mountain in Ulster (Slieve Donard 850 metres). The successful Four Peak Challengers, [names below] were presented with certificates in recognition of their achievement by Club Chairman Charlie Corrigan at the Backpackers’ recent Christmas Party. Congratulations and well done to all those who participated.

The event has proven to be tremendously successful and will be repeated in 2016 with Carrauntoohil, the first Challenge Peak of 2016 taking place on March 13th.
More details can be found on the clubs website under the “Walks “ tab.

Four Peaks Challenge 2015 Award Winners
Anne-Marie Crowley
Charlie Corrigan
Dan White
Deirdre Cottrell
Donal O’ Leary
Eimear O’Sullivan
Helen Hourican
John O’Sullivan (Ovens)
Mary McCarthy
Paul Mulligan
Philip Angove
Sinead Morris
Thade O’Mahony
Valerie McCarthy

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