Walks and Trips
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- Achill / Sept / details to come
- Slovenia July 2019
Slovenia – Bled – Piran
8 DAYS/ 7 NIGHTS - WALKING – SIGHTSEEING – MOUNTAINS OF SLOVENIA -PIRAN / COAST
Minimum group size: 20 people,
Trip grade: moderate to challenging.
The trip will begin in Bled for 5 nights. With its emerald-green lake, picture-postcard church on an islet, a medieval castle clinging to a rocky cliff and some of the highest peaks of the
Julian Alps and the Karavanke as backdrops, Bled is Slovenia's most popular resort and a paradise for hikers. Then a transfer will bring you to Piran, very nice little town by the Adriatic sea where you will stay 2 nights to enjoy nice coastal walks and some relaxing time too! In Bled you will enjoy 4 excellent guided mountain walks before a transfer to Piran for your last day.
Flights can be booked now. Deposit due to France Outdoors due in Jan.
For more details contact Evan.
- Connemara June WeekendThe proposed walking trip to Connemara will take place over the June weekend. Likely staying atLeenene hotel with 3nights B&B and 2 dinners for €199 and single €229Arriving on Fri 31 may walking Sat and Sunday and maybe a boat trip up killary Fiord on monday morning?The price is based on 30 attending so Please do not book hotel just e mail or text me if you intend to travelContact Evan Roberts for more details
- Brandon May weekend
Back down to Brandon - staying in either O Connors or the hostel - a variety of options for all grades of walkers.
Contact Evan for more details or go ahead and book your accommodation now.
Dave and Martin will put together a varied schedule of walks for this trip at the end of April. Contact Dave for more details. Flights can be booked now.
Johnnys popular weekend in Sneem will be going ahead again this year.As in previous years the accommodation is:The Sneem Hotel, ph. 064 6675100Will all members who will be going on this weekend please book your accommodation asap. The hotel can be very busy around that time of the year.On advice from Manuela, Group Reservations at the Hotel, I took the liberty of booking a few hotel rooms & some apartments.I debated and got a special rate of €140pps / 2 nights B & B + 1 dinn.2 bed apartment (4 persons) €250 per apmnt, 2 nights. (€62.50 pp)I would suggest that you book asap and avoid disappointment.When booking please mention you are part of Blackrock Hillwalking Club group and mention my name if you wish.
Contact Johnny for further details.
- West Cork Weekend
West Cork weekend will take place Friday 8th and Sat 9th March in the Schull Harbour hotel and apartments. Book your accommodation now. Its the same deal whether you are staying in the hotel or one of the apartments (assuming good occupancy).
The price is €115 per person sharing, which includes ,two nights B&B, with one evening meal ,and a glass of vino ! The hotel is the same price for those who may prefer it. I hope to see you all again and spend another lovely weekend in West Cork
For more details from Ger Murphy
- Club Outing Jan 26th 2019
The date for the club outing is January 26th.The cost per person is €30, this will include dinner in the West Lodge Hotel Bantry on the Saturday evening.The Club will cover the cost of the bus. We will have two walks on the day:B Walk Adrigole to Glengarriff (Beara Way)C Walk Glengarriff Woods and/or Barley Lake.If you intend going please put the €30 in an envelope with you name on it, marked for Donals on and drop it to the Pier Head Inn.Numbers need to be confirmed for the Hotel and bus by January 20th.