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Knockmealdowns Challenge 2008
It would be to a gentle drizzle that I would arrive to Newcastle on the banks of the river Suir for the first annual Knockmealdowns Challenge and yet straight away there was a warm welcome from the organisers – Peaks Mountaineering Club.
BEANNA BEOLA WALKING CLUB
BOFIN SHARK CHALLENGE
Sunday 1st June 2008.
To be held this year instead of the 12 Bens Challenge, this walk will begin at Cleggan (6 miles from Clifden, Connemara) between 8am and 9am for a boat departure at 9am.
Arrive on Inishbofin at 9:45am and commence walk.
It is imperative to register as soon as possible.
Registration by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org - people who had already registered for the 12 Bens should register again.
It will be a hugely varied and interesting hike with the highest point of 100m.
Look out for this Turas i mBaol series starting with on TG4 with Dermot Somers.
Programme 1 Thursday 1st May 21:30
Programme 2 Thursday 8th May 21:30
“Well it’s not called the Col of Despondency for nothing!”
I’ll get back to this truth later but best to start with a word that I’ll admit that I had to confirm its correct spelling with word-check!....... Excruciating………as in the pain that was to be felt on many an occasion on the Maumturks 2008.
Wicklow Mountains National Park
A Background to the National Park and a summary of the Management plan
2005-2009 specifically focussing on areas of interest to walkers.
Prepared by John Fitzgerald
Walking Festivals and Treks 2014
Click on the link below to download Pre Registration Form (Word Doc.)
An Óige Ring of Imaal Marathon Walk 2008
Saturday 21st June 2008
Conditions of Entry
1. Participants are not to undertake this marathon walk if the following conditions prevail:
They have any known serious ailment and/or on any form of medication that could hinder their ability to undertake the walk safely with possible risk to health and wellbeing. If in any doubt this matter should be raised with an administration team prior to departure.
2. Participants must have commenced the walk between 7.00am - 8.15am