A Hillwalks Schedule

Next A Walk October 18th

Walk Leader: Denis Healy
Walk: Benfree then E and SE across the top and back SW to Doughruagh and onto Gurraun, Bencoona and Home
Regroup: Leenane across from Coffee Shop Westport Rd.
Departing at: 9.00
Distance: 15km’s
Total Ascent: 1050m

The A hillwalks are typically 10-15km in length with 800-1500m accumulated ascent and usually last 5-7 hours. Only walkers with sufficient experience (i.e. several B walks or equivalent) are allowed to participate, as a good level of stamina is required and the terrain can be challenging. It is club policy not to allow visitors on A hillwalks.

All hillwalkers are advised to look at the Safety Guidelines and Gear List pages; proper clothing and boots are mandatory.

The A hillwalk organiser is John O’Sullivan Email:  Mobile: 087-1167559.

Because of the impact of COVID-19 We will be going directley to the start of walk – unless instructed otherwise.

Meeting point: Our meeting point is the IMC Cinema (Omniplex) on the Headford Road at 8.45am, depart @ 9.00am always check the website for start times, or last minute changes due to weather and other conditions prior to travelling.

DateWalk Leader HillWalk BuddyDuration/Distance/Ascent
January 5th Denis Healy Derryclare & Bencorr
January 19th Michael Jennings Mid Turks 5Hrs Approx 12km Approx.
February 2nd John O’Dowd Sheefries 5-6Hr’s Approx 11.5Km
February 16th Miko Keane Lee Valley Loop This Walk has Been Cancelled because of Severe Weather Conditions.
March 1st Fintan O’Mara Lough Inagh Lodge to LeenaneBryan Coyne5-6Hrs – 14Km Ascent 1250m
March 15th Kevin WalshBenbaun, Benfree & surrounding areaRory McMorrough6 hrs – 14km
Ascent 1200m
COVID-19 BreakCOVID-19 BreakCOVID-19 BreakCOVID-19 BreakCOVID-19 Break
July 12thJohn O’DowdBen Lugmore Loop Stefan LuxDistance: 9Km
Total Ascent: 1,112Mtr
July 19thValery Greaney Derryclare/Bencor Joe GreaneyDistance: 11Km
Total Ascent: 870M
July 26thDerek Naughton Mucknaught, Bencullagh and MaumonaughtStefan LuxDistance: 11Km
Total Ascent: 830M
August 2ndBob McNulty NephinRionach TimonDistance: 13Km
Total Ascent: 1550M
August 9thKevin Walsh Glendavock LoopGillian BuckleyDistance: 13Km
Total Ascent: 1050M
August 16thJohn O’SullivanDevilsmother & KnocklaurAnn HerwoodDistance 15km
Total Ascent 1206m
August 23rdRionach TimonFailmore Shorseshoe RionachDerek Naughton
August 30th Stefan Lux Glencoaghan Horseshoe John O’Dowd14Km 1537m. 7-8Hrs. Tough Walk bring extra Food and water.
September 6th
September 13thClub Marathon
September 20thMichael JenningsCorcog – MullaghglassJohn O’Dowd
September 27thTom HanrahanGlennacally HorseshoeRionach Timon
Distance 15km’s
September 27thKevin WalshMweelrea
October 4th
October 11thTBC
November 18thTBC
November 25thTBC
December 6thTBC
December 20thGillian BuckleyNorthern Turks