Archive | November 2013

Navigation practical in Comeraghs

A very successful navigation practical took place in the Comeraghs on Sun last Nov 17th. Twelve enthusiastic ‘students’ were put through their ‘paces’ by Ann, Miche√°l and Colette. Conditions were perfect for a feature recognition exercise. This introductory course will continue with an indoor session on Tues. Dec 12th at 7.00.

Please contact through e mail to club site if more details are needed.DSCN4161

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Spirit of Adventure – Greenland Slideshow Wed. Nov. 20th, Maldron Hotel, Wexford

Colin Gibbon of Shielbaggan OEC and Wexford Hillwalking/Mountaineering club will present a slideshow of the July 2013 expedition to Greenland from Killary Harbour. Colin was a core member of the team particularly in climbing and sailing.Colin Greenland
The trip involved sailing to and from Greenland on a 49ft racing yacht, sea kayaking some of the coastline of Greenland and putting up some 1st ascent climbing routes.

Come along to the Maldron Hotel, Wexford, on Wednesday Nov 20th at 8.00pm to hear all the details of this exciting adventure. Adm : E5

Check out the link below to find out some more information about the expedition.
http://www.northofdisko.com/index.html#1

Learn to Read a Map!

A short introductory course in navigation will begin with an indoor session on Tuesday Nov. 12th and continue onto the hills on Sun Nov 17th. This will be followed by indoors again on Dec. 10th and a hill session on Dec 15th.
An e mail will go to members with details, locations/times.DSCN2925

DSCN3852 Interested non members should contact the club sec re membership.