Archive | November 2010

Navigation theory session postponed!

Guess there’s no need to inform all you weather experts that the session on mapwork for Mon 29th has to be postponed. . . . possibly to Mon. 6th? Driving conditions will hopefully be better!

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Introduction to navigation Mon 29th Nov

An indoor theory session on Navigation for beginners will be held in The Technology Rm in the Presentation Sportshall building Mon. Nov 29th 7.30. This is open to all club members and will be preparation for the practical day in Wicklow Dec 12th. Bring Wicklow map if possible and a ruler for measuring! Map photocopies will be available. If considering buying a compass then buy Silva Type 4. Not necessary for Mon. Contact Colette before meeting if you plan to attend.

Nepal – Slide Show Nov. 23rd.

A slide show on a recent trip to Nepal by Mags Bolger will be held tomorrow, Tuesday Nov 23rd., in the Park room, Whitford House Hotel at 8.00. Small cover charge at door to cover room costs. Bring a friend, should be very interesting and entertaining evening. Good chance to meet club members if you’re new to club or thinking about joining. See you there!

Mountain Skills course information meeting

A short informal meeting will be held in the foyer in White’s Hotel on Thurs 18th Nov 8.00 to give details on dates, schedule, costs, etc on the MS course due in the New Year. Members who plan to do the course would need to have a keen interest in maps and navigation and should have some experience in the Irish hills.

Club Walk (easy) Blackstairs Sun Nov 14th

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Club Walk Sunday 7th Nov Luggala

Ready to set off

Ready to set off

 

 

Climbing Luggala

Descending towards Cloghoge River which flows into Lough Tay

White Hill

White Hill

Climbing towards Wicklow Way

Trail Map

Trail Map

On the Wicklow Way

On the Wicklow Way

Looking down on Lough Tay near journey's end!

Looking down on Lough Tay near journey's end!