Saturday walkers meet up at the Atlantic Technological University (old Sligo IT) car park beyond the Saturday market for 10am departure.

For new walkers wishing to join Sligo Walking Club please call the person who is designated contact for that walk (details below) - they can advise you on walk details, meeting point and possible car pooling. 

We look forward to meeting you.


All Sligo Walking Club Members

 
Have you tested positive for COVID - 19 in the past month?

Have you travelled abroad in the past 14 days to a country not on the Green List?

(Please note that the situation relating to foreign travel, in particular returning from abroad, seems to be in a changing environment. If you are fully vaccinated, depending on where you are coming from, you may not need to either isolate or quarantine. The latest information is available on the following site:  gov.ie - Government advice on international travel (www.gov.ie). Note provided by Jim Newman)


Have you had any of the symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 14 days?

Have you been in contact with anyone who has COVID-19 in the past 14 days?

If you answer yes to any of the above please do not attend any Sligo Walking Club scheduled walks




Saturday 7th January 2023 - Challenging - Cope’s Mountain, Crockauns 

Please read our safety page before attempting to do this challenging walk.

Distance: 12 km approx. Duration: 4 ½ hours, difficult. Terrain: track and mountain, some exceedingly steep parts. 

Contact: Brendan Kelly 087 998 5113


Saturday 7th January 2023 - Ordinary Walk - Coolaney Mast

Distance: 9 km approx. Duration: 2.5 hours approx. Difficulty: moderate but with several climbs. Terrain: track and road.

Contact: Mary Jordan 086 348 5567

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Saturday 14th. January 2023 - Challenging - Keelogyboy 

Please read our safety page before attempting to do this challenging walk.

Distance: 7 km approx. Duration: 3-3½ hours Difficulty: severe climb from start, afterwards moderate. Terrain: track and open mountain.

Contact: Ann O’Malley 087 9843279


Saturday 14th January 2023 - Ordinary Walk - Slish Wood to Lough Lumman

Distance: 10 km approx. Duration: 3 hours. Difficulty: moderate. Terrain: track and trails. 

Contact: John Hickey 087 388 9175

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Saturday 21st. January 2023 - Challenging - Leeane

Please read our safety page before attempting to do this challenging walk.

Distance: 10 km approx. Duration: 3 ½ hours. Terrain: road, track and mountain, some steep parts. 

Contact: Pat McCarrick 086 355 8272


Saturday 21st January 2023 - Ordinary Walk - Ladies’ Brae

Distance: 10 km approx. Duration: 3 hours, Difficulty: moderate. Terrain: mostly road, short stretch of track. 

Contact: John Hickey 087 388 9175

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Saturday 28th. January 2023 – Challenging - King’s Gully/The Mines 

Please read our safety page before attempting to do this challenging walk.

Distance: 12 km approx. Duration: 4 ½ hours. difficult. Terrain: road, track and mountain, some steep parts. 

Contact: Denis Crawley 086 4085221  


Saturday 28th January 2023 - Ordinary Walk - Doorly Park/Cairns

Distance: 9 km approx. Duration: 3 hours. Difficulty: moderate. Terrain: track, trails & road.  

Contact: Eamon Gaughan 086 059 0323

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Saturday 4th. February 2023 - Challenging - Knocknarea, Queen Maeve’s Trail  

Please read our safety page before attempting to do this challenging walk. 

Distance: 10 km, Duration: 3½ hours, Difficulty: Tough, with several severe climbs and descents. Terrain: trail and open mountain with rough ground.

Contact: Tony Flanagan 087 699 6532

 

*Saturday 4th February 2023 – Ordinary Walk – Rosses Point – Beach

Distance 10 km approx. Duration 3 hours approx. Difficulty: easy. Terrain: track, beach and road.

Contact: Veronica Murphy 087 984 3253

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Saturday 11th February 2023 - Challenging - Benbo  

Please read our safety page  before attempting to do this challenging walk.

Distance: 10 km approx. Duration: 4.5 hours approx. Difficulty: steep climbs, often very wet and tough going. Terrain: track, road and open mountain. Beautiful views.

Contact: Denis Crawley 086 408 5221

 

Saturday 11th February 2023 – Ordinary Walk - Slish Wood/Innisfree 

Distance: 9 km approx. Duration: 2½ hours. Difficulty: Easy. Terrain: tracks, boardwalk.

Contact: Maggie Beal 086 030 3429

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Saturday 18th February 2023 - Challenging - King’s Gully/The Mines 

Please read our safety page before attempting to do this challenging walk.

Distance: 12 km approx. 4 ½ hours, difficult. Terrain: road, track and mountain, some steep parts.

Contact: Margaret Gerrity 087 618 9879

 

Saturday 18th February 2023 – Ordinary WalkLuke’s Bridge/Under Benbulben from Gortarowey Car Park

Distance: 10 km approx. Duration: 3 hours approx. Difficulty: easy. Terrain: track and road.

Contact: Pauline Boland 087 924 0082

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Saturday 25th February 2023 - Challenging - Bog Road to the Mines 

Please read our safety page before attempting to do this challenging walk

Distance: 12 km approx. 4 ½ hours, difficult. Terrain: road, track and mountain, some steep parts. 

Contact: Pat McCarrick 086 355 8272

 

Saturday 25th February 2023 – Ordinary Walk - Union Woods

Distance: 10 km approx. Duration: 3 hours. Difficulty: easy. Terrain: track and trail.

Contact: Mary Jordan 086 348 5567

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Saturday 4th March 2023 – Challenging - Luke's Bridge, Benwiskin, Cauldron.

Please read our safety page before attempting to do this challenging walk.

Distance: 12 km approx. Duration: 4½ hours approx. Difficulty: tough but well worth it. Terrain: track, mountain – some steep parts. 

Contact: Margaret Richardson 087 238 4664

 

*Saturday 4th March 2023 – Ordinary Walk - Streedagh – Beach

Distance:10 km approx. Duration: 2½ hours approx. Difficulty: easy. Terrain: track, beach and road.

Contact: Ann O’Malley 087 984 3279

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Saturday 11th March 2023 - Challenging - The Dooneens via Formoyle.

Please read our safety page before attempting to do this challenging walk. 

Distance: 12 km approx. Duration: 4½ hours approx. Terrain: track, road, mountain – some steep parts.

Contact: Brendan Kelly 087 998 5113

 

Saturday 11th March 2023 – Ordinary Walk - Cairn’s Hill

Distance: 9 km approx. Duration: 3 hours. Difficulty: moderate. Terrain: track, trails and road.  

Contact: Eamon Gaughan 086 059 0323

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Saturday 18th March 2023 - Challenging - Keelogyboy 

Please read our safety page before attempting to do this challenging walk.

Distance: 10 km approx. Duration: 3-3½ hours Difficulty: severe climb from start, afterwards moderate. Terrain: track and open mountain.

Contact: Ann O’Malley 087 984 3279


Saturday 18th March 2023 – Ordinary WalkSlish Wood to Lough Lumman

Distance: 10 km approx. Duration: 3 hours. Difficulty: moderate. Terrain: track and trails. 

Contact: Evelyn McDonnell 087 967 1327

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Saturday 25th March 2023 - Challenging - Killery.

Please read our safety page before attempting to do this challenging walk.

Distance: 10 km approx. Duration: 3.5 hours approx. Difficulty: steep climbs, often very wet and tough going. Terrain: tracks, trails and open mountain. Beautiful views.

Contact: Joe Scanlon 087 966 0284

 

Saturday 25th March 2023 – Ordinary Walk - Saddle Hill

Distance: 10 km approx. Duration: 3 hours approx. Difficulty: quite moderate. Terrain: trail and very quiet road.

Contact: Tony Flanagan 087 699 6532

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Saturday 1st April 2023 - Challenging - Truskmore from Glencar 

Please read our safety page before attempting to do this challenging walk.

Distance: 12 km approx. Duration: 4½ hours. Difficulty: severe but doable. Terrain: track, road, open mountain.

Contact: Fintan Dunne 087 415 7671

 

*Saturday 1st April 2023 – Ordinary Walk - Ballyconnell Coastal Walk – Beach

Distance; 8 km approx. Duration: 2¾ hours, Difficulty: easy. Terrain: track, trail, road.

Contact: Evelyn McDonnell 087 967 1327

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Saturday 8th April 2023 - Challenging - Doomore/Hungry Rock.

Please read our safety page before attempting to do this challenging walk.

Distance: 6 km approx. Duration: 3 hours approx. Difficulty: Very steep climb and descent, otherwise moderate. Head for heights required! Terrain: track, open mountain.

Contact: Ann O’Malley 087 984 3279

                                      

 Saturday 8th April 2023 – Ordinary Walk - Gleniff Horseshoe

Distance: 10 km approx. Duration: 2½ hours, Difficulty: easy. Terrain: mountain road with hills. 

Contact: Veronica Murphy 087 984 3253

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Saturday 15th April 2023 - Challenging - Leeane, Fawnion from Doon Lough.

Please read our safety page before attempting to do this challenging walk.

Distance: 12 km, Duration: 3½ hours, Difficulty: moderate, with some climbs, one sharp but short. Terrain: track, trail, road and open mountain.

Contact: Gerry Flanagan 087 227 1865

 

Saturday 15th April 2023 – Ordinary Walk - Cairn’s Hill

Distance: 9 km approx. Duration: 3 hours. Difficulty: moderate. Terrain: track, trails and road.  

Contact: Connie Sexton 086 084 7913

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Saturday 22nd April 2023 - Challenging - Kielty/King’s Mountain Loop 

Please read our safety page before attempting to do this challenging walk.

Distance: 10 km approximately. Duration: 4 hours. Difficulty: some tough climbs. Terrain: track, open mountain.

Contact: Margaret Gerrity 087 618 9879

 

Saturday 22nd April 2023 – Ordinary Walk - Luke’s Bridge/Under Benbulben from Gortarowey Car Park

Distance: 10 km approx. Duration: 3 hours approx. Difficulty: easy. Terrain: track and road.

Contact: Pauline Boland 087 924 0082

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Saturday 29th April 2023 - Challenging - Keelogyboy/Hangman's Hill.

Please read our safety page before attempting to do this challenging walk.

Distance: 12 km approx. 4 ½ hours, difficult. Terrain: road, track and mountain, some steep parts.

Contact: Denis Crawley 086 408 5221 

 

Saturday 29th April 2023 – Ordinary Walk - Lady Anne’s Trail, Clogherevagh

Distance: 7 km approx. 2½ hours, not very difficult. Terrain: track and trail.

Contact: Connie Sexton 086 084 7913

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Saturday 6th May 2023 – Challenging - Fawnlion, nonamehill from Gleneigh

Please read our safety page before attempting to do this challenging walk.

Distance: 8 km approx. Duration: 3 hours. Difficulty: moderate. Terrain: track and trails, road. 

Contact: Helena Morrison 086 107 1962

 

*Saturday 6th May 2023 – Ordinary Walk - Lissadell/Raughly – Beach

Distance: 12 km approx. Duration: 3½ hours. Easy. Coastal walk-beach and road.

Contact: John Hickey 087 388 917

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Saturday 13th May 2023 - Challenglin - Lake Keola Ox Mountains.

Please read our safety page before attempting to do this challenging walk.

Distance: 10 km approx. Duration: 3.5 hours approx. Difficulty: Climbing 350 metres, some wet parts. Terrain: Track and open mountain.

Contact: Denis Crawley 086 408 5221

 

Saturday 13th May 2023 – Ordinary Walk - Gurteen/Aghamore Tombs

Distance: 9 km approx. Duration: 3 hours approx. Difficulty: Moderate. Terrain: track and green path, one steady ascent. Good views, some archeological interest.

Contact: Stephen Clarke 071 914 4589 or 086 193 4135

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Saturday 20th May 2023 (Challenging) Thur Mountain

Please read our safety page before attempting to do this challenging walk.

Distance: 7.5 km approx. Duration: 3½ hours approx. Difficulty: moderate. Terrain: track, trails, road. In wet conditions may be quite mucky. Great views and considerable archeological interest.

Contact: Stephen Clarke 071 914 4589 or 086 193 4135

 

Saturday 20th May 2023 – Ordinary WalkLurganboy

Distance: 11 km approx. Duration: 2.5 hours approx. Difficulty: moderate but with several climbs. Terrain: track and road.

Contact: Maggie Beal 086 030 3429


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Saturday 27th May 2023 – Challenging - Luke’s Bridge, Benwiskin, Cauldron 

Please read our safety page before attempting to do this challenging walk.

Distance: 12 km approx. Duration: 4½ hours approx. Difficulty: tough but well worth it. Terrain: track, mountain – some steep parts.

Contact: Margaret Richardson 087 238 4664

 

*Saturday 27th May 2023 – Ordinary Walk - Coney Island – Beach

Distance: 10 km approx. Duration: 3 hours approx. Difficulty: easy. Terrain: beach and track.

Contact: Evelyn McDonnell 087 967 1327

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