Blackrock Hillwalking Club

Trips and weekends for 2019 / 2020

Submitted by testCommittee on Sun, 02/04/2018 - 21:35

Here is a summary of the trips for 2019. Full details on the Trips tab

Nov 9-11 2018 Brandon. Staying either in O Connors or the Hostel. A variety of walks including the traditional Mt. Brandon. Contact Johnny Burke

April 12 - 14 Sneem Contact Johnny Burke

April 29 - May 6th Tenerife - Please contact Dave  if you are interested in going

May 3 - 6 Brandon May Bank Holiday weekend. Contact Evan Roberts

  • Annual trip to Brandon

  • Club members at the summit of Carrauntoohil

  • Picos de Europa July 2018 Cares Gorge

  • Chamonix 2017

  • Volunteers in Kenya 2017

  • Canada 2017Jasper Lake

  • Canada 2017 Emerald Lake

Club News and Events

Club AGM Nov 7th 7.45 pm

November 6th Blackrock Hurling Club 745pm.

Please attend and arrive early if you are renewing your membership on the night.
Note, all committee positions are open to members who wish to put their name forward, give it your consideration and if interested let one of the current committee members know. To encourage more members
to attend the AGM it was decided at a recent committee meeting to hold a draw on the night with three spot prizes to be won. Only those who attend the AGM will be entered in the draw.

Hope to see you on the night.

Dates for the Diary

Mountaineering Ireland are holding a Club Support Meeting on Sept 25th in the Hibernian Hotel in Mallow. 

Mountaineering Ireland Autumn Gathering will be held October 18-20 in the Park Hotel Dungarvan.

Club members are encouraged to attend both events.


REC course

The Club is planning to run a Rec 2 first aid course for members.

Proposed dates are Oct5th/6th. Members will be required to pay €30, the Club will pay the balance (circa €45).

First refusal will be given to Walk Leaders. The course can only cater for a maximum of 12 members.

For details contact Donal

New Walks Schedule

New Walks Schedule has been published to the Walks tab. 

Meeting points

Please be aware that a number of our regular service stations have rebranded. Our Killarney meeting point has moved from Topaz to Circle K to Applegreen. Its the one on the Killarney bypass on the same roundabout as Lidl - also known as the Reeks Service Station. Please double check with the walk leader if in doubt. Walk leaders can you let me know if the Service Station for you walk has rebranded. Thanks