Archive | January 2012

Dolomites, Italy slideshow. Wed Feb 8th. 8.00 pm

The Dolomites in Northern Italy provide the spectacular footage for the next club slideshow on Feb 8th at Whitford House Hotel at 8pm. This amazing mountain range offers walking, treking, via ferrata and a wealth of history. Come along to learn a bit more about via ferrata, if you’ve never tried it. This presentation is open to all, members or non-members. Some members are planning a trip in June, you might be interested! €2 admission.

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Sunday 22nd January : Mt. Leinster Circuit

Blackrock - Mt. Leinster - Knockroe - Cloroge Mor - Cloroge Beag 15.5km : 900m ascent

20 members at Ballycrystal start

Looking down on pre-famine? lazy potato beds on descent from Knockroe

Dolmen on east slope of Knockroe

Crossing the Aughnabrisky Stream

Great visibility but windy !

Final Climb of the day on Cloroge Beag

Big Turnout for Wicklow Walk 15th January

26 club members took part in the walk which took in St. Kevin’s Way,  Camaderry, Turlough Hill and back the Miners’ Track to Glendalough in cold clear and dry conditions in the capable hands of leaders Peter  and Martin.

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Comeragh Walk : 8th Jan

Over twenty club members travelled to the Mahon Falls car park to climb to the highest point in the Comeraghs : spot height 792 overlooking Coumshingaun returning via Comeragh Mountain. Conditions were clear affording views of the lakes and the coast. Picture was taken during lunch break near the summit! Leaders on the day were Ger and Peter