Sunday Activities

All activities are from 10.00 - 15.00. Please ensure that you bring suitable gear. In the event the activity you want to do is not available please email ruth@mountaineering.ie and we will try and accommodate demand.

REMEMBER TO BOOK YOUR ACTIVITIES!

Trail/Fell/Hill Running

Session on trail running, introducing equipment, IMRA, notable female runners, including a run on trails.

  • Ratio 1:6

  • Cost: Free

Mountain Environment walk

  • Ratio 1:10

  • Cost: Free

A day of discovery and learning, focused on flora, fauna, local heritage etc. A wonderful way to pick up knowledge to share within your club.

SCRAMBLING - INTRODUCTION

  • Ratio 1:4

  • Cost €25.00

Have you ever wanted to explore off the trail? Ever wondered how you could negotiate steeper rocky terrain? Then this introduction to Scrambling is for you. Scrambling is described as the middle ground between walking and climbing. Routes are usually over broken ground and involve the use of hands on the rock/steep ground. This course will work on movement techniques, balance, route choice, spotting and may also cover some very basic rope techniques. This is designed for beginners so no previous experience necessary ...... just a desire to explore!

LOWLAND LEADER TASTER

  • Cost: Free

The Lowland Leader Award has been designed for people who wish to lead groups on day walks in lowland countryside and woodland in summer conditions. Try out this Lowland leader taster session to see what opportunities and leadership skills it can provide

ROCK CLIMBING: INTRODUCTION TO CLIMBING

  • Ratio 1:4

  • Cost €25.00

For those who are keen to try this exhilarating sport and acquire the fundamental skills of rock climbing. You will learn some climbing skills, techniques, simple knots, rope work and belaying and some advice to kick start climbing more often.

Rock Climbing - Lead Climbing

  • Ratio 1:4

  • Cost €40.00

For those with some climbing experience who want to learn the skills of leading. Covers: Introduction to equipment, racking up, clipping and using extenders, belaying a lead climber, climbing calls, lowering and descending, leading routes under supervision.

mULTIPITCH CLIMBING

Cost Free

The climb is a beautiful atmospheric route on clean sandstone. Experience of leading multipitch routes and own rack/rope essential.  A local climber will be on hand to show the way. It's 90 minute walk-in to reach the climbing and a longer walk off.   We will try to pair up climbers if you don't have a partner for the day.

Max of 6 people.

SELF-DIRECTED ACTIVITIES

 Participants head out to walk and climb the hills, cliffs and crags of the area in self-led groups.

Please leave details of locations, expected return time and contact details on the notice board. 


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