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NUI Galway announce the 35th Annual Maamturks Challenge

The 35th Annual NUI Galway Mountaineering Club Maamturks Challenge will take place on Easter Saturday, 3rd April. The walk is considered one of the toughest in Ireland, covering 24.3km over tough, mountainous terrain with a total ascent over the course of the walk of 2336 metres. Starting in Maam, the walk runs along most of the Maamturks ridge before finishing in Leenane. Given that it is such a huge test of endurance and fitness, this is not a walk advised for beginners. Indeed, the walk is seen Read more [...]