Mid Tipp Hillwalkers Autumn Charity Challenge Westport Co Mayo

Despite having a large number of club members away in Poland on a walking and climbing holiday, Mid Tipp Hillwalkers still had 25 participan for our Friday walk around the Kilcommon Pilgrim Loop in ideal weather conditions for rambling. Later, the fare in Kinnanes of Upperchurch was of the usual high standard and we were […]

Sunday Strolling for all with Mid-Tipp Hillwalkers

Pictures shows a group photo taken in Durrow on a beautiful autumnal morning before 24 participants set on the first of Mid-Tipp Hillwalkers series of Sunday strolls around the hugely varied and scenic Leafy Loop in Durrow on Sunday last. Afterwards over coffee and lscones in the Castle Arms Hotel everyone wanted to know when the next stroll is.  The answer is that the  next Sunday […]

Autumn Walking Weekend in Westport with Mid Tipp Hillwalkers

With over 150 places filled there are now only  about 15 places left for Mid-Tipp Hillwalkers, 17th Annual Charity  Weekend in in Westport, which always turns out to be one of the social highlights of the year and is open to all comers. On offer are fully guided walks to suit all fitness  levels including:  an ascent of Mweelrea Mountain (the highest […]

Complete an Ancient Pilgrim Path this Springtime

How would you like to complete one of Ireland’s oldest and most revered pilgrim paths this spring, while also supporting a good cause? You now have such an opportunity on the 18th Annual Kerry Charity Challenge which takes place fromFriday, April 4 to Sunday, April 6, 2014 in the Skellig Hotel, Dingle, and supports the cause […]

Mid-Tipp Hillwalkers News 18th June 2012

Mid-Tipp Hillwalkers recent summer climbing expedition to the English Lake District was a great success in good weather. On the first day a large group completed Scafell Pike the highest mountain in Britain. This marked the completion of the four peaks challenge (climbing the highest mountains of each country on these islands) for Dan Condren, Templemore; Marianne Cleary, Thurles; Ollie Walsh, Moyne; Bridget Browne, Moycarkey and Tom Cummins, […]

Get your best foot forward for the New-year

A reminder that you can conquer  Ireland’s highest mountain as your new year resolution by joining on a fully guided climb of Carrauntoohil as part of  the 16th Kerry Challenge which takes place in the Fels Point Hotel, Tralee on April 13/14/15.  The event, which is in aid of visually impaired people,   also  offers a huge choice of  wilderness walks suitable for all fitness […]

Joan Conquers the Needle with Mid Tipp Hillwalkers

Photograph shows Joan Quinn Upperchurch celebrating the success of her first ascent to the summit of  the Great Needle of Dunshean. This  well-known sea stack off the Kerry coast  rises 140 ft to a vertigo inducing one metre square platform while reaching the start of the climb involves  a 180 ft abseil down a sheer sea cliff. On […]

Mid-Tipp Hillwalkers Club Notes

It’s looking  like a very active  summer and autumnfor Mid-Tipp Hillwalkers. On the June Bank holiday weekend Dan Condren, is taking a group 20 to Wales for high-level walking and rockclimbing in Snowdonia. In mid-July lower level walking is catered for, as Carmel Needham heads off  with a large group to England’s famous Cotswold Hills to complete the renowned  Cotswold Way. Jim Finn […]

Spend this Coming Summer on the Rocks

If you fancy  trying out the adrelenin rich sport of rockclimbing, while safely secured from above, you now have the perfect opportunity. Mid-Tipp Hillwalkers are now seeking individuals to join a  rockclimbing group for beginners that  will then be coached by  experienced climbers who will  introduce participants to basic rock climbing, abseiling and rope work on a totally free of charge basis.   Remember, […]

Mid Tipp Hillwalkers Tough Climbing in Scotland

Reports from  Mid-Tipp Hillwalkers winter climbing expedition to Scotland suggest the event was another  great success. On day one  Ray Creaney  and  Mary Power ploughed upwards  through deep snow, sub-zero temperatures, gale force winds and white-out conditions to lead 10 first time climbers to Ben Nevis summit – the highest point on these islands with the photograph above showing  the Ben Nevis climbers enjoying […]

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