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 3rd. September 2022 Ballygawley Woods to Lough Lumman 


Distance: 10 km approx. Duration: 3 hours. Difficulty: moderate. Terrain:  track and trails. Contact: Pat Stenson 083 373 0337

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Saturday 3rd. September 2022 (Challenging) Nephin from the North side (near Lahardaun)

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

Distance: 8 kms approx. Duration: 4½ hours approx. Difficulty: very hard but rewarding, some steep climbs.  Terrain:  quite rough mountain, some trail/road Contact: Stephen Clarke 071-9144589 or 086 1934135


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Saturday 10th. September 2022 Lough Talt 


Distance: 11 km approx. Duration: 3 hours. Difficulty: Moderate. Terrain: Track and road. Contact: Tony Flanagan 087 6996532


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Saturday 10th. September 2022 (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

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Saturday 17th. September 2022 Knockvicar  

 

Distance: 12 km approx, Duration: 3½ hours, Difficulty: moderate Terrain: track and trail Contact: Mary Jordan 086/3485567 


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Saturday 17th. September 2022 (Challenging) Eagle’s Rock to Glencar via Truskmore (bus to start)


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

This is a linear walk and a minibus will pick us up at the cars at the end point of the walk at Glencar and drop us off at the start of the walk at the foot of Eagles Rock. From there we will walk/crawl back to the cars at Glencar There is a charge of €5 pp for the bus, which will be collected by the walk leader who in turn will pay the driver. If you wish to participate, it is essential that you text the walk leader well in advance to make sure that there are places for everybody. 

Please note that we will leave as usual at 10 am from the IT. We will then drive to Glencar, the finish point of the walk, where we will be bussed to the start.

Distance: 14 km approximately. Duration: 5½ hours. Climb: 700 m. Difficulty: Severe but doable. Terrain: Track, open mountain and bog road Contact: Gerry Flanagan 087 2271865


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Saturday 24th. September 2022 Doorly Park/Cairns 


Distance: 9 km approx. Duration: 3 hours. Difficulty: moderate. Terrain:  track and trails, road.  Contact: Eamon Gaughan 086 0590323


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Saturday 24th. September 2022 (Challenging) Kesh via caves 


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


Distance: 10 km approx, Duration: 2 ¾ hours, Difficulty: moderate, stiff climb on trail at start but moderate thereafter. Terrain: track and heathery mountain. Contact: Ann O’Malley 087 9843279

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Saturday 1st October 2022 - Challenging - Kielty/King’s Mountain Loop 

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

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

Contact: Margaret Gerrity 087 618 9879


Saturday 1st October 2022 – Ordinary Walk - Ballygawley Woods to Lough Lumman

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

Contact: Pat Stenson 083 373 0337

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Saturday 8th. October 2022 - 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 1071962


Saturday 8th October 2022 - Ordinary Walk - Ballyconnell Coastal Walk – Beach

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

Contact: Evelyn McDonnell 087 9671327

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Saturday 15th October 2022 - Challenging - Benbulben 

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

Distance: 10 km approx. Duration: 31/2 hours. Difficulty: long, steep climb, otherwise moderate. Terrain: track /bog – some steep parts.

Contact: Michael Boland 087 2074488


Saturday 15th October 2022 - Ordinary Walk - Knocknarea

Distance: 10 km approx. Duration: 2.5 hours approx. Difficulty: moderate. Terrain: hilly track and path. 

Contact: Ann O’Malley 087 984 3279

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Saturday 22nd. October 2022 - Challenging - Near Lackagh Lough/Sister Stones  

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

Distance: 8 km approx. Duration: 3 hours. Difficulty: long, some very rough ground, otherwise moderate. Terrain: track /bog – some steep parts. 

Contact: Stephen Clarke 071-9144589 or 086 1934135


Saturday 22nd October 2022 - Ordinary Walk - Lurganboy

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

Contact: Maggie Beal 086 030 3429

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Saturday 29th. October 2022 - Challenging - King’s Gully/The Dam

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

Distance: 13 km approx. Duration: 4½ hours approx. Difficulty: steep at start, moderate thereafter. Terrain: track, trails, open mountain.

Contact: Margaret Richardson 087 2384664


Saturday 29th October 2022 - Ordinary Walk - Slish 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 5th. November 2022 - Challenging - Keelogyboy/ Hangman’s Hill 

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: Gerry Flanagan 087 2271865


Saturday 5th November 2022 – Ordinary Walk - Seltmasaggard

Distance: 9 km Duration: 3 hours. Difficulty: moderate with easy climb at beginning. Terrain: rough track and roads.

Contact Brian Keane 087 251 7816 

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Saturday 12th. November 2022 - Challenging - Larganmore Loop  

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

Distance: 14 km approx. Duration: 4½ hours approx. Difficulty: moderate, Terrain: track, quiet roads, some rough ground. 

Contact: Eamon Gaughan 086 0590323


Saturday 12th November 2022 - 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 19th. November 2022 - Challenging - Tievebawn 

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

Distance: 12 km, Duration: 4 hours, Difficulty: tough, with severe climb and descent Terrain: trail and open mountain with rough ground.

Contact: Fintan Dunne 087 4157671


Saturday 19th November 2022 - Ordinary Walk - Cabragh Bog

Distance: 10 km approx. Duration: 3 hours, Difficulty: easy. Terrain: tracks, trails and bog roads. 

Contact: Mary Jordan 086 348 5567

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Saturday 26th. November 2022 - Challenging - Tarmon/Seltannasaggart 

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

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

Contact: Brian Keane 087 2517816


Saturday 26th November 2022 - Ordinary Walk - Bricklieves

Distance: 9 km approximately. Duration: 3 hours approximately. Difficulty: moderate. Terrain: track and open mountain. 

Contact: Jim Raftery 087 679 6135

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Saturday 3rd. December 2022 - Challenging - Luke’s Bridge, Benwisken 

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

Distance: 10 km approx. Duration: 3½ hours approx. Difficulty: tough but well worth it. Terrain: track, mountain – some steep parts. 

Contact: Pat Stenson 083 3730337


Saturday 3rd December 2022 - 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 10th. December 2022 - 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 9843279


Saturday 10th December 2022 - Ordinary Walk - Union Woods Union Rock

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

Contact: Mary Jordan 086 348 5567

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Saturday 17th. December 2022 - Challenging - Truskmore from Glencar 

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

Distance: 12 km approximately. Duration: 4½ hours. Difficulty: Severe but doable. Terrain: Track, road, open mountain. 

Contact: Fintan Dunne 087 4157671


Saturday 17th December 2022 - Ordinary Walk - Keelogyboy Valley Loop

Distance: 9 km approx. Duration: 3 hours. Difficulty: easy. Terrain: road.

Contact: Tony Flanagan 087 699 6532 

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Saturday 24th December 2022 - Ordinary Walk - Cairn’s Hill

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

Contact: Eamon Gaughan 086 059 0323


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MONDAY 26th December St Stephen’s Day 2022 – Strandhill


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Saturday 31st December 2022 - 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: Pat McCarrick 086084126


Saturday 31st December 2022 - Ordinary Walk - Knocknarea

Distance: 10 km approx. Duration: 2.5 hours approx. Difficulty: moderate. Terrain: track and path, some hilly. 

Contact: Veronica Murphy 087 984 3253

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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: Pauline Boland 087 924 0082

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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: 4-4½ 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: Evelyn McDonnell 087 967 1327

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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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