When:
August 10, 2016 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
2016-08-10T09:30:00+01:00
2016-08-10T14:30:00+01:00
Where:
Maamturk Mountains
Maumturk Mountains
Illion West, Co. Galway
Ireland
Cost:
€80 per person
Contact:
Walk Connemara
0876291659

A strenuous five-eight hour mountain climb of four peaks in the Marvelous Maumturk Mountain range. Features dramatic quatrzite mountainsides, mountain passes and stunning valleys. Distance is about 13km with about 1100m of total climbing (two hard climbs and some steep descents). Terrain includes rocky mountain tops, steep open hillside, wet bog, sheep track and surfaced road. Requires a high level of fitness, a head for heights, and strong walking boots with good ankle support and multi-layer outdoor clothes (including waterproof jacket/pants, fleece, hat, gloves) plus, food and water. Costs €80/person and (3 places currently available). The weather is generally showery and windy.