Guided and Training Practice WEEKEND in the COMERAGH – KNOCKMEALDOWN – GALTEES Mountains
February 2 @ 8:00 am - February 5 @ 5:00 pm| €20.00 – €30.00
Weekend guided/training hikes in the Comeragh-Knockmealdown-Galtees
This is a great opportunity for anyone who want to practice their mountain skills, improve their navigation skills, with a qualified mountaineering Ireland course director and to discover those 3 mountain ranges: Comeragh, Knockmealdown and the Glatees.
During those few days you will gain useful information, skills and tips that will help keep you safe on the hills and mountains during day time, night time, in bad weather condition or both.
What gear do I need !
Wear comfortable clothing like – leggings, tracksuit bottoms, breathable T-Shirt and fleece & an extra warm layer. Be ready for the rain and pack a rain jacket and rain trousers. A hat and gloves to keep you safe from the wind. Wear good sturdy hiking boots with woolly or synthetic socks. Have a backpack with water (minimum 1.5 litres, sandwiches and snacks, coffee, or tea. There is nothing more rewarding than a nice cup of coffee or tea drunk on top of the mountain. Don’t forget to bring first aid kit with plaster and bandages, personal medicine, inhaler, epipen etc.
In Addition: you can bring an OS map of the area or an East West map.
However, maps and a compass can be provided by the instructor. Have your phone fully charged too.
Some level of fitness is essential for those hikes which can be strenuous and up to 7 hours in duration.
The price per hikes is €30
Accommodation in a dormitory is €20/ night
You can arrive on the Friday the 02 of February in the evening as the first hike will start on the following morning.
The sooner you book the better.
If you have any additional questions please, don’t hesitate to contact us at: Mountainadventures74. 0879691193