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 an email about details. Check our Facebook page by pressing the button below to see recent walks we have done .
Explanation of terms
Cumulative ascent = add all the uphill pieces together
Height exposure = walking in 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.
Ridges = walking or scrambling/climbing in narrow places with sheer drops each side.
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