From Sunday the 12th July and every Sunday thereafter, for the foreseeable future, we will arrange an A Hill, B Hill, C Hill , A Ramble and A Short walk subject to a leader being available. These are strictly GWC Members only Walks. Registration is with Eventbrite as there is a maximum of 15 persons allowed on each Hill Walk and 15 on each Ramble and Short Walk including the Leader and Sweeper. Before you register please ensure you know the number of your walk to enable you to register correctly. By registering for GWC walks you are agreeing to the following:
· To carry your own First Aid kit including a survival bag, a face mask, gloves and hand sanitiser.
· To take full responsibility for your own safety, to maintain social distancing while on a walk and that your fitness level is suitable for the walk you are planning on doing
· To abstain from GWC walks: if you have travelled outside Ireland in the past 14 days. if you have had any symptoms of Covid-19 in the past 14 days, if you have been in contact with anyone who has had Covid-19 in the past 14 days.
Please follow the rules and guidelines listed on Eventbrite. Register your place using the links provided in the table below:
|Walk||Date||Walk Leader + Phone Number||Walk Location||Description||Register your place|
|A Hill Walk||6th December||Valerie Greaney |
|Binn Bhan & Binn Fhraoigh||The Government has announced Level 5 restrictions across the State for six weeks from Wednesday night until December 1st.|
Next A walk will be be on December 6th:
Meet at: Peacockes Maam Cross, Meeting Time: 8:45am Dept 9.00am
|18th October||Pat Moran|
To be added to the B Hillwalkers WhatsApp group send a message to Pat Moran 086 6020789
Meet at: Leenane, opposite Craft Shop.
Meeting Time: 10am
Distance 9.5 km. Time 4 1/2 hrs
|Secret Beach Walk, Maree||Meet at: Astro Turf Car Park, Oranmore at 10.45 am.|
Lovely coastal walk with possible views of seal colony. Not much climbing but uneven ground in parts. Boots essential.
|Ramble||25th October||Anne Brindley.|
|Killary Fjord loop walk.||Meeting place Leenane in the Car Park on the Westport Road across from the craft shop.|
Meeting Time: 10.45am.
Terrain. Minor Road & Green Road walk brings us alongside Killary Fjord beautiful scenery.
Distance: 18km. Time: 4.5 hours.
Please wear High Vis.
|Short Walk||18th October||Berni Stephens|
|Knockma loop||Distance: 10 km. Time 2.5 hours |
Meeting time: 11.00 am in the Car Park, Knockma.
Loop walk up and around the hill with an additional flat section before finishing the walk.