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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.

Car Pooling: In order to mitigate the impact on the environment and address car parking issues it is recommended that walkers car pool where possible. Due to the increase in fuel costs it is also recommended that a contribution of €5 for a journey of less than 20km and €10 for a journey in excess of 20km 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
4 Dec
Miko KeaneLee valley LoopTotal Distance:12 km
Total Ascent:700 m
Time:4h 45 min
Meet:10:00 AM at Joe Keane’s pub carpark in Maam bridge

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 11th DecValerie Greaney Derryclare & Bencor

Distance: 11.3km
Total Ascent: 795m
Time: 5.5hrs

Challenging with slippery downhill.

Meet at: Moycullen at Forge Bar carpark 8.30am. Regroup in Peacocks carpark at 9am.

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

All new members and guests are recommended to complete a C Hillwalk in advance of joining a B walk.
C hill Walk 4th
Dec
Peter Leonard
0872470102
FinneyMeeting Place:
Community Centre Clonbur at 10.30am to car pool to start of walk.
8km Ascent 400m
4hrs
Boot essential
Numbers limited to 25 including leader due to restricted parking so please register your interest in this walk on the C Hill Whatsapp


Contact for C Walks: Bernie Healy
087 688 5649; bernie.healy@gmail.com
Please check C Hill Whats App for changes to planned walk / additional information.
All new members and guests are recommended to complete a ramble in advance of joining a C walk.
Ramble

27th NovAnne Brindley
&
Mary Kelly
Gorumna
Loop
Walk
Meeting Place: Tir an Fhia Church, Rinn, Gorumna
Coast road R336, Spiddal/ Inverin.
After petrol station in Casla turn right onto R374, Bealadangam/ Lettermore to Gorumna. Tir an Fhia Church on right.
Meeting Time: 10.15am and leaving by car to walk starting point.
Terrain: Minor roads and coastal path
Duration: 15km 4.5hrs

Hi-Vis vests for road walk please.

For those wishing to car pool please us Ramble WhatsApp group.
https://galwaywalkingclub.ie/rambles/

Please check WhatsApp Group for additional info.
Car pooling is recommended





Short Walk

3rd
Dec
Susan
Lawlor
“Collins Bog and Killamuck”
Abbeyleix
Meeting Place: Abbeyleix Hotel
Meeting Time: 11:45
Time/Distance: Approx 2hrs / 8k
Terrain: bog road

Please refer to Short Walks section for further information on future walks.
https://galwaywalkingclub.ie/short-walks
Car pooling is recommended

Please check WhatsApp for additional information on the short walks.