July 2020

Due to fluctuating restrictions because of Covid, we are only planning 4/5 weeks ahead

Please read our club guidelines and grading system before you join us for a climb.

The meeting place depends on the area of the walk, if you are a club member you will receive a text and email about details if not check our Facebook page by pressing the button below or get in touch with the listed leader.


Walk Grading

Explanation of terms

Cumulative ascent = add all the uphill pieces together

Height exposure = walking in narrow places with sheer drops.

Scrambling = places where you will need to use your hands to climb, it’s somewhere between hiking and rock climbing and usually involves height exposure.

Easy Walks over hills and moorland ascending to a maximum of 500m, Relatively short distances at a gentle pace, usually 3 - 4 hours, a moderate level of fitness is required. Example - Torc



Easy club walk on Seefin

Moderate Cumulative ascent of 700m or more, 10 to 15 km long on uphill ground with little height exposure. Moderate pace. A fairly good level of fitness is required. Example - Purple Mountain


Hard Cumulative ascent of  1000 m or more. 10 to 15 km long on steep ground.  Faster pace with some height exposure and the possibility of scrambling. A good level of fitness is required and it’s not suitable for novices. Example- Carrauntoohil via The Devils Ladder


Very Hard Cumulative ascent of 1000m or more, 10 to 20 km long on very steep ground, fast pace and usually height exposure and scrambling. A high level of fitness is required and it’s not suitable for novices. Example -The Reeks Walk.

Very hard club walk, crossing a ridge in the MacGillycuddy Reeks

A Summers Day on the Reeks


Founded in 1966 and based in the Laune/Kiilorglin area in Co. Kerry.


Joan O'Reilly

Church Rd



Co. Kerry


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