Blackrock Hillwalking Club

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Blackrock Hillwalking Club  

‘Competence and Independence on the Hills and Mountains’

 

WALKS SUMMARY Oct – Jan 2020

 Full details www.blackrockhillwalkingclub.ie (please note new site)

 

Note: Walk Leader to be contacted (by text) day before walk to confirm participation.

Changes and cancellations will only be communicated to those who have contacted the walk leader.

 

Times are departure times, if you need to grab food / coffee, please arrive early.

 

For Data protection, details of walk leaders have been removed from the website.

 

Please refer to the full walks schedule shared with members by email, or the text message circulated by the club secretary.

If you are not a member, please reach out on facebook, or contact info@blackrockhillwalkingclub.ie

 

Walk Grades:
C : up to 4 hours. On tracks paths and quiet roads. Little or no climb.
C+ longer walks that may involve an incline or an easy mountain involving walking on open ground.
B : expect to be out 4-5 hours. Expect a climb and rough open ground. There may be some scrambling and exposure.
B+ can be anything from 5 - 7 hours. Expect a climb and rough open ground. There may be some scrambling and exposure. Details of the exact walk might be light with the walk leader more likely to make changes depending on the group and the day. 
 
 

Mon

Date

Grade

Walk

Meeting point

Leave

Contact

Oct

5-6

 

REC first aid course

 

 

 

 

SUN 6

C

Sliabh na mBan

Kilcash

10.30

Henry

 

13

B

Mangerton

Glenflesk

 

Rory

 

 

C

Torc

Applegreen Reeks SS  Killarney

10.30

Mary / Kitty

 

18-20

All grades

MI Autumn Gathering (Walks and Members forum on SAT 19th)

Dungarvan

 

 

 

 

C

Gap of Dunloe

Kate Kearneys

10.30

Donna

 

27

 

Bank Holiday Weekend

 

 

 

Nov

3

B+

Galtee Mor ( from Kings Yard)

Kilbeheny / Kings Yd

9.30

Fiona

 

 

C

Glenshelane Loop

Cappoquin Supervalue

10.30

Johnny

 

Wed 6

AGM

Blackrock Hurling Club

 

19.45

 

 

10

B/C

Seven Heads

Courtmacsherry CP

10.00

Brid

 

 

C

Iniscarra Dam

Applegreen B’collig

10.30

Ger

 

17

B

Beenaumore

Glenflesk

10.00

Brid

 

 

C

Beeng Avondhu Way

Blarney Woolen Mills

10.30

Dave

 

24

B+

Knockmealdowns

Lismore SS

9.00

Evan

 

 

C

Knockadoon Loop

 

 

Maria

Dec

1

B+

Knockboy

Kealkil PO

9.15

Donal

 

 

C

Timoleague

Timoleague Abbey

10.30

Frances M

 

8

B

Seefin Ballyhouras

Great Gas Ballyhea

9.30

Dave

 

 

C

Mahon Falls

Campus Dungarvan

10.30

Alan

 

15

B

The Paps

Glenflesk

9.30

Fiona

 

22

 

No walk – Happy Christmas

 

 

 

 

27-28

 

Post christmas walk

TBD

 

Depending on weather – watch the website for details

 

29

All

Bridges Walk

 

 

Ger M

Jan

5

B+

Reeks

Applegreen Reeks SS  Killarney

9.00

Denis

 

 

C

Crosshaven Loop

Crosshaven YC

10.30

Frances M

 

12

B

Galtees : Blackrock Loop

Kilbeheny / Kings Yd

9.30

Fiona

 

 

C

Paradise Hill Loop

Mitchelstown SS

10.00

Dave

 

19

B

Coumshingaun

Campus Dungarvan

9.30

Rory

 

 

C

Lee Valley Looop

Lee Valley GC

10.30

Ger

 

26

B+

Gougane Barra Horseshoe

Gougane Barra

9.15

Donal

 

 

C

Galtee Beag

Mitchesltown SS

10.00

Alan