Tag: Challenge Walks in Ireland

Wayfarers Association Annual Blackstairs Walk

The Wayfarers Association Annual Blackstairs walk will take place on Saturday 18th May 2013. The walk is a 30.5 Km. (19.0 Mile) mountain walk along the Carlow-Wexford border. The walk begins at Killanure (Grid Ref. S 890 537) off the R746 (previously L32) road from Bunclody to Kiltealy, and ends at Byrnes Pub in Glynn (Grid Ref. S 745 395). The walk involves a cumulative ascent of 1,670 metre and takes an average of 9 hours to complete. A certificate will be awarded to all those who complete or Read more [...]

Four Counties, Four Mountains, One Cause: Action Cancer 4 Peaks Challenge 2013

In May 2013 leading, cancer charity Action Cancer is asking people to challenge themselves by climbing the four highest mountains in Ireland to raise vital funds for its services. The 4 Peaks Challenge will take place over two weekends in May and will visit four Counties – Down, Wicklow, Kerry and Mayo - one in every province of Ireland. The challenge will begin on 11th May 2013 by scaling Slieve Donard (Down) continuing the following weekend (17th – 19th May)  with a climb up  Lugnaquila Read more [...]