Upcoming Walks

By participating in GWC walks you are agreeing:

  • To ensure your fitness level is suitable for the walk you are participating in.
  • To comply with the Walk Leader’s instructions and pace of the walk
  • To carry your own First Aid kit including a survival bag, a face mask, gloves and hand sanitizer.
  • To take full responsibility for your own safety and to adhere to public health & safety guidelines.
  • To abstain from GWC walks if you have symptoms of Covid-19, if you are a close contact of a Covid-19 case or if you are awaiting the results of a PCR test.

Please check table below for confirmation on meeting points for all walks.

The short walks meeting point is the Black Box car park at 11.45am for 12.00 noon.

Car Pooling: In line with the return of public and private transport participants may wish to return to car pooling. However private transport carrying those not yet vaccinated or of mixed immunity should be aware of the risk. A contribution of €5 per passenger is payable to the driver.

Guests & New Members: Guests are allowed on GWC walks at a cost of €5 for a short walk and €10 for all other walks. N.B.: In order to ensure the safety of all walkers it is recommended that all guests and new members complete a ramble before participating in any of the hill walks. Guests are not allowed on A hill walks.

Please note that dogs are not allowed on GWC walks.

A Hill Walk
22nd May
Bryan McCabeGlennamong and CorranabinniaTotal Distance:16 km
Total Ascent:980
Meet: Regroup at petrol station on Mulranny road just out of Newport at 09:30
Stefan will be passing the IMC cinema Galway (Headford road) at 07:40 in case somebody wants a lift.
Can you send a message via WhatsApp to Bryan McCabe in order to know numbers for the bus since this is a linear walk.
Please check Whats App for meeting and re-group points

It is club policy not to allow guests on A walks due to the level of stamina and fitness required.
B Hill Walk 29th MayBryan McCabeMuchanachtDistance: 10.2km
Ascent: 800m
Duration: 5.5 hrs

Meeting Moycullen Forge Carpark at 9am. Regroup Joyce’s of Recess 9.45am

Contact for the B Walks: Valerie 087 2788663
Please check
B Whats App the night before for any changes to planned walk.

All new members and guests are recommended to complete a a C Hillwalk in advance of joining a B walk.
C Hill Walk 22nd
Tom GormallyBen ChoonaBen Choona and Garaun Loop.
Ascent: 575 mts.
Distance: 9 k
Duration: 4.5 hrs.

Meeting Peacocks Maum Cross at 10:00.

NB: Hiking boots essential for the route and ground conditions.
See C Hill Whats App for further info.
Please check C Hill Whats App the night before for any changes to planned walk / additional information.
All new members and guests are recommended to complete a ramble in advance of joining a C walk.

29th MayTBCTBC
For those wishing to car pool please us Ramble Whats
App group.

Please check WhatsApp Group for additional information.

Short Walk

22nd May 2022Anne GaughanBallyvaughan/
Ailwee Caves
Meeting Place: The public car park near Monk’s Bar in Ballyvaughan.
Meeting Time: 11.15am for signing in. 11:30 departure for the walk.
Time/Distance: Loop walk of approx 2 hrs
Terrain: road and Burren track.
Please refer to Short Walks section for further information on future walks.

Please check WhatsApp for additional information

If you wish to be included in the Short Walk WhatsApp message Berni at 086 190 3811