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This weekend is a great opportunity for anyone who wants to practice mountain skills,
improve navigation skills, pre assessment candidates or simply anyone who wants
to hike with a qualified mountaineering Ireland course director and to discover the
Connemara mountains.
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
conditions or both.

Friday 04th – 05: Night Hike in the Comeragh (optional as will depend what time people

will arrive)

Duration: 4 hours

Grade: Moderate


Saturday 05th -05: The Comeragh and part of the Loobas.

Duration: 5 hours

Grade; Moderate – Low difficult


Sunday 06th – 05: The Galtee

Duration: 6 hours

Grade: Moderate – Difficult

What gear do I need !
Wear comfortable clothing like – leggings, tracksuit bottoms, breathable T-Shirt and
fleece & an extra warm layer (but no cotton fabrics and no jeans).
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 (No runners) 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 .
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 (1 free hike for people who didn’t claim the hike as part of my Mountain Skills package)
Accommodation in a dormitory is €27/night (4 beds in males. 4 beds in female or 8 beds mixed)

The sooner you book the better as minimum places available.

For more information about accommodation, hikes and transport please, don’t hesitate to contact us at:

0879691193 .    aeaccom@gmnail.com   mountainadventures74.com


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