Walking Gear recommended for club walks

With ever changing weather on the hills, the club recommends walkers to come prepared by bringing the correct clothing/gear for the walks on a Sunday. The following is a minimum list of essentials to have with you on a days Hill Walk: Hiking Boots with good grip, Waterproof Jacket & Leggings Warm Clothing, Hat &…

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30 Dec 2020

IMPORTANT MID TIPP HILLWALKERS CLUB UPDATE 30 Dec 2020 Due to full level 5 restrictions, unfortunately all of the club’s scheduled walks are cancelled until further notice. Level 5, restricts us to remain within 5k of our homes and will be in force until the 31 Jan 2020 at the earliest. Happy New Year to…

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27 Dec 2020

Sun 27 Dec 2020 Eoin Wolahan led A walk from Coolagarranroe which is located just west of Glengarra Wood. They walked along a woodland path for about 2 km then headed for Loughlin’s Castle where they had lunch. They went down to Galtee Beg Coll and on to Greenane West and then on to the…

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20 Dec 2020

Sunday 20 Dec 2020 Ger Fewer led group of 11 on the A walk. Starting from King’s Yard in cool bright conditions, they went up Knocknagalty and on up to Galtee Mor. The summit was cold and windy and they found a sheltered spot to have lunch. Afterwards they descended down the Attycraan river, along…

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13 Dec 2020

Sunday 13 Dec 2020 Willie Fahey led the A walk in the Galtees with 12 members completing a loop walk with Fearbrega as the highest point. Streams turned into rivers and waterfalls sprang from the hills after the heavy rain on Saturday night. Nice and cosy in their wet gear all enjoyed the day. Then…

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Join or Renew Membership

Mid Tipp Hillwalkers AGM was held by Zoom on the 2 Nov 2020. Covid 19 has made it a difficult year for planning walks and organising events and trips for the club but hopefully when level 5 restrictions are eased we will be able to go back walking again on the hills. Membership fees are…

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18 Oct 2020

Sunday 18 Oct 2020. Dan Condren had 11 walkers out on the A walk, beginning from Cloghera bridge. They took in Farbreaga, Monavane and Lachtshanaquilla, returning over Sturakeen. Conditions were very good all day, breezy on top, but with good views all round. The walk was 12.5 km long with total ascent of over 700m.…

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15 Oct 2020 Mountaineering Ireland Covid 19 Update

15 Oct 2020 Based on Mountaineering Ireland’s interpretation of current government advice under the sports training section of the Framework for Living with Covid-19 for both Level 3 and Level 4 their advice still stands; that hillwalking and climbing can continue within your own county only, once group sizes are kept small, ideally less than…

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11 Oct 2020

Sunday 11 Oct 2020. Denise Laffan led the A walk with a group of 13. The day was splendid with beautiful warm sunshine. They headed up Cush westwards and then from there onto Galtybeg where lunch was relished by all. From there, descended down with lovely ground underfoot over to the river by the forestry…

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04 Oct 2020

Sunday 4 Oct 2020 Ollie Walsh led A walk. Parked car at lady Gregory pub Kilmoyler. Started 13k A walk on part of Tipperary heritage way then ascended to open ground and skirted all around Tullanebane on track to it’s westerly side then ascended to trig stone on it’s summit, then a return route to…

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