Archive | May 2010

Scrambling in Comeraghs Sun 23rd May 2010

Challenges on the Mahon Valley ridge

Enjoying the Coumshingaun ridge

Great scrambling on the Coumshingaun and Mahon Valley ridges. What glorious weather and what amazingly warm rock. A few scratches, scrapes and bruises though!

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Dalkey in the sunshine May 22

A great day nearly over!

A great day just beginning

Martin weighs up his options on SHAT

And conquers!!!

Micheal topping out on STREETFIGHTER!!

The rock climbing session turned out to be a great success last Saturday and many thanks must go to Collette for organising the event and to Colin from Sheilbeggan Outdoor centre for the much needed guidance throughout the day! Well done to all! Enjoy the pics! F.

Rockclimbing course

Climbing at Hook

Hook staircase!

Burren climbing

Foolin’ in Doolin with Shielbaggan

Ballkeeffe Quarry

Getting the better of Oggy!

Dalkey Quarry is the venue for the next club members rockclimbing course day which will be run by Colin Gibbon from Shielbaggan Outdoor Ed Centre. Meet at Maldron Sat. May 22nd at 9.10. Harnesses and helmets will be provided for those of you who need them. Great opportunity to have a ‘go’! All levels catered for.

End of Season Newsletter

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BBQ!!!!!!

Hi all, Just wanted to post a message regarding the June BBQ! Sylvia has been kind enough to take on the job of organising this years BBQ and seems to be calling in all sorts of favours to ensure this years party will surpass all of our previous efforts! A beautiful walk along the coast is planned for Saturday with a less strenuous visit to the breathtaking Saltee islands planned for Sunday. Lovers of seafood are in for a special treat this year! A text and also an e-mail with all the details will be sent around in the usual way when booking is required but if you need to mark it in your calender then its the 26 and 27 of June! See you there!

ROCKCLIMBING COURSE

Sat May 8th in Ballykeeffe Quary. One day course for club members run by Colin Gibbon from Shielbaggan Outdoor Education Centre. Harnesses and helmets available on the day. Bring snug fitting runners if no climbing shoes. Contact Colette for further details.
Meet at Clonard 9.20 am.

Corrán Tuathail Ist May 2010

group

Group assembles for the day's climb

1 p.m. : Summit reached !

1 p.m. : Summit reached !

Scotsman Alex

Scotsman Alex on Caher : only 2 "Munros" to complete his tally of all Munros in UK & Ireland

1 p.m Summit reached !

Don't look down ! Inching around the ridge towards Beenkeragh

4 p.m.

4 p.m. : cloud clears to reveal lakes below on descent