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simon3
2018-05-08 07:50:37
Mountaineering Ireland - Hillwalkers Working
"Decisions are taken by the people that turn up"
If you are concerned about the future progress of the sport of hillwalking in Ireland you may be interested in the following, currently on the Mountaineering Ireland website.

Note: this includes non-club hillwalkers.

Hillwalking Working Group

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 purpose of the group is to undertake a survey, and to develop terms of reference and propose an initial work programme for a Mountaineering Ireland Hillwalking Committee.

It is likely that the work of the group will extend over a number of months between now and the end of 2018. The aim is to form a diverse working group which includes representation from different geographic areas, large and small clubs and non-club hillwalkers, as well as Mountaineering Ireland Board and staff members. Those who are interested should send an email to info@mountaineering.ie before 5pm on Wednesday 16th May, outlining what skills, experience and personal qualities they would bring to assist the working group. Members of the working group will be selected and approved by the Board of Mountaineering Ireland.
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Track
Slievelamagan
Aidy 3 hours ago.
A walk up to Slievelamagan, then on to Cove Mountain and Slieve Beg, starting and finishing at Carrick Little. I had ... walk, Len: 17.5km, Climb: 790m, Area: Slievelamagan, Mourne Mountains (Ireland

  
Track
Brandon From The Connor Pass
Aidy 3 hours ago.
Hugely enjoyable walk, taking in seven summits, with some of the best views in Ireland. Most would probably do this i... walk, Len: 21.3km, Climb: 1463m, Area: An Bhinn Dubh, Brandon Group (Ireland)

  
Forum: General
2 baaags please
BleckCra 6 hours ago.
Yes Aidy. Apparently there's some bad grass going around.

Forum: General
A New Hazard!
Aidy 23 hours ago.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-45231987Never heard of this happening before.

  
Summit Comment
Crocknafarragh: The High Route around Glentornan Lough
jsramsey1491 a day ago.
Last Thursday (16/08/2018) a few friends and I decided to do a recce of a walk around Glentornan Lough. We started close to the Gaelic pitch on the southwestern shore of Lough Nacung Upper, passed...

  
Summit Comment
An Bhinn Bhuí: Benwee Head Loop.
sandman a day ago.
As already stated Benwee Head has some of the most dramatic costal scenery in Ireland and with this in mind i decided to enjoy on a clear sunny day the joys of walking the 12.4km of the Benwee Hea...

Track
Meelin Hill, Brackloon and Knockafeehane
Bunsen7 2 days ago.
A grand and simple waymarked trail for a day of low lying cloud.Park up at the post office beside the Tom Crean mini-p... walk, Len: 7.2km, Climb: 343m, Area: Knockafeehane, Slieve Mish (Ireland) Kno

  
Track
Eagles Hill, Mullaghbeg, Beenrour
bogtrotter 2 days ago.
There?s plenty of room for parking at the cemetery at the top of Coad Road, near Castle Cove. From here we headed SW ... walk, Len: 21.6km, Climb: 825m, Area: Eagles Hill, Dunkerron Mountains (Irelan

  
Summit Comment
Knocknanacree: Storm Beach and Cliffs at lower western reaches
Bunsen7 2 days ago.
A view of "Acres" from Minard Beach. This is apparently a geologically interesting spot in itself as it is a storm beach comprised of large sandstone boulders. The castle is on private land and no...

Track
Erris Head Loop
simon3 2 days ago.
Simple walk to Erris Head. On the occasion we did it, there were dark clouds and big showers. walk, Len: 4.7km, Climb: 98m, Area: Erris Head Hill, Mayo Coastal Hill (Ireland...

  
Summit Comment
Knockafeehane: From the horse's mouth
Bunsen7 2 days ago.
This is the trail description post at Q59652 00497. It summarises the route if taken from east to west, as per track 3881.Vastly superior to my own garbled efforts!Annascaul obviously is a very we...

  
Summit Comment
Knockafeehane: Easily Accessible and not overly demanding
Bunsen7 2 days ago.
There is a waymarked trail to the summit which loops over the ridge leading west from this hill. See track 3881.The quickest route to the top would see you park in Annascaul village and walk up th...


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