Archive | September 2015

Introductory Walk – Sunday 4th October 2015

The Club is organising an Introductory Walk this Sunday, 4th October 2015.

This event is ideal for anyone who is thinking about joining the club and giving hillwalking a go or always wondered what hillwalking is all about.

Wear boots with ankle support if possible and comfortable clothes. It is advisable to bring a small backpack with a rain coat, and a packed lunch. 

Meet at Whitford House Hotel @ 9.20am or in Kiltealy (Bowe’s Pub) @ 10.10am

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Sunday 6th Sept

Blackstairs view

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Introductory Meeting Whitford Hotel 8 p.m. Tuesday 22nd : All Welcome!

Pictured below are members at altitude in Chamonix during the summer . If you would like to find out more about taking to the hills of the South East and further afield do come along to the Whitford House Hotel 8 p.m. Tuesday 22nd September.

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Introductory Night

An Introductory Night for prospective new members will take place in

Whitford House Hotel at 8pm

Tuesday 22nd September

No need to book, just turn up on the night.

Meet members of the club and hear about their experiences and find out about how and when to try out a walk.

Challenging navigation

The second walk of the season took some hardy members to the Comeragh Mountains last Sunday, where conditions were challenging for navigation to say the least!

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Photo credits: Barry D.

Sunny Sunday for first walk of Season

32 walkers turned out for the first walk of the season on Sunday 6th September. The walk involved a very pleasant hike to the top of Mount Leinster, via Shannon’s Lane and Stony Top. The purple hue on the hills was most pleasant as the photos will illustrate. The group returned in time to enjoy the All Ireland Hurling Final in Kiltealy.

Photo credits Gerard Carty.

Mountain Warehouse offers Discounts

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Mountain Warehouse who opened a new store in Wexford recently are happy to offer 10% discount to members on production of a current MI membership card.