"A" Hillwalks Schedule

Next A Walk March 15th

Walk Leader: Kevin Walsh
Walk: Benbaun, Benfree & surrounding area 
Regroup: Peacockes Maam Cross at 10.00am
Duration: 6 Hrs
Distance: 14Km
Total Ascent: 1200Mtr

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.

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
March 29th Joan MoynihanMaamturks TBCTBC
April 12thSean O’Cearbhaill
April 26thJohn Smyth
May 10thStefan Lux
May 24thDerek Naughton
June 7thValery Greaney Derryclare/Bencor
June 21stDerek Dempsey
July 5thBob McNulty
July 19thFintan O’Mara
August 2ndTBC
August 16thTBC
August 30th Kevin Walsh
September 13th TBC
September 27thDenis Healy
October 11thRionach TimonFailmore Horseshoe
October 25thPatricia Flemming
November 8thTBC
November 22ndTBC
December 6thTBC
December 20thGillian BuckleyNorthern Turks