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  • Title: Walkers Association of Ireland
    Descriptive info: .. Home.. About WAI.. Challenge Walks.. Resources.. Groups.. Links.. Contact Us.. Walkers Association of Ireland.. An umbrella group for Irish hillwalkers.. Monthly Photo Gallery.. Sample.. User login.. Username:.. *.. Password:.. Create new account.. Request new password.. Join the Walkers Association.. Individual Membership Form.. (Membership, general information).. MountainViews Recent Items.. Summit: Knocknagun: A sure and direct route to the top.. Summit: Carrigleitrim: A top that should be left to peak baggers.. Summit: Keadeen Mountain: A worthwhile climb.. Forum: Re E-mail notification for messages.. Summit: Slievenaglogh: A picture.. more.. Recent comments.. Threshold Lughnasa Full Moon Hike and BBQ Celebration!.. 3 days 15 hours ago.. Comeragh Walk.. 5 days 11 hours ago.. Maamturk Challenge 2012.. 5 weeks 4 days ago.. The Maamturks Challenge 2012.. 11 weeks 5 days ago.. www.. Inishbofin.. com.. 12 weeks 4 days ago.. The Mourne Wall.. 14 weeks 1 day ago.. Great night.. Great article.. 16 weeks 1 day ago.. Sunday last.. 7 weeks 1 day ago.. lug walk.. 1 year 3 weeks ago.. Lug Walk.. RSS Feed for Recent Items.. News welcome at.. news@walkersassociation.. ie.. or register with the site and "Create content".. Walkers Association Information.. Submitted by hilladmin on Sun, 02/12/2007 - 18:18.. Organisation.. WAI.. Information.. What is the Walkers Association of Ireland?.. The Walkers Association of Ireland - WAI - is an inclusive forum for hill walkers and ramblers all over Ireland.. Login.. or.. register.. to post comments.. Read more.. Comeragh Crossing 2012.. Challenge.. The Comeragh Crossing 2012.. Look sharp now.. we need to sweep.. mmm, didn't think the carpark was.. that.. dirty!.. A curious utterence that we couldn't really figure out until much later in the afternoon.. 1 comment.. Galtees Challenge 2012.. Galtees Challenge 2012.. With the Challenge  ...   / Wexford border, the Blackstairs walk which takes place every year, well past mid-May, should usually be graced with good weather and glorious views.. Walking Calendar 2012.. This weekend pretty much saw the Changing of the Guard as it were.. Just recently, the Winter Talks Series as hosted by the WAI finished up with.. The Le Puy Route.. Holiday.. Whilst France is very popular already with their Grande Randonnée, which are their open access, free, circular hiking routes that criss-cross the country it comes as no surprise that their part of the Camino de Santiago de Compostela is growing ever more popular.. Galway Mountain Rescue Donation.. Dear Walkers Association of Ireland,.. I wish to acknowledge your recent donation of €1000.. This very generous contribution is greatly appreciated by the Team.. Sprained Ankles, Broken Legs and even Abandoned Children!!!.. Thankfully of course - not the Maamturks of 2012 - but would you believe that these are just some of the adventures as faced by the Mountain Rescue.. 2 comments.. The Scottish Munros Anne Morrissey.. The Scottish Munros with Anne Morrissey.. A captivated crowd listened in awe (even more awe than the John Wayne awe) as Anne Morrissey explained how even “.. Planes, Trains and Automobiles.. ” were quite simply not enough to help overcome the logistical adventure of comple.. a.. ting the Scottish Munros!.. Hiking, trekking, scrambling, the usage of boats and even raw pedal-power would all be called into play just to get access to the then awesome task of now summiting at least 284 of nature’s most beautiful high spots within Scotland’s borders.. 1.. 2.. 3.. 4.. 5.. 6.. 7.. 8.. 9.. ….. next ›.. last ».. Copyright 2011 Walkers Association of Ireland..

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  • Title: Walkers Association - Articles | Walkers Association of Ireland
    Descriptive info: Walkers Association - Articles.. The Walkers Association of Ireland.. Article.. Subject.. Comments.. Walkers Association of Ireland Membership.. Support Walking in Ireland!.. By joining the Walkers Association you support the groups and activities of the Association.. Become an individual member of the Walkers Association here:.. http://www.. walkersassociation.. ie/membership/form.. Apply for group membership here email.. comms@walkersassociation.. The group running the Walkers Association is committee elected in accordance with the.. ie/constitution.. If you want to talk to the committee or become a group member then email.. The Walkers Association of Ireland, WAI, creates and manages a number of services for walking and hillwalking in Ireland.. Our work allows and coordinates interested volunteers in delivering services.. To do this we require some finance.. The WAI has  ...   to come into force on 1st Jan 2009.. The Constitution.. NAME.. The name of the Association shall be The Walkers Association of Ireland (hereinafter referred to as The Association ).. WAI History.. An exploratory meeting to see if there was interest in a new national hillwalking interest group was held in Dublin on the 28th April 2007.. The meeting, held by the Irish Ramblers Club, heard about the background and the outlines of what the suggested grouping might do.. These include a number of subgroups in areas such as cooperative holidays, technical interest, challenge walks and summit-bagging, photography, trail-repair etc with an overall binding provided by a website.. Some 50 people attended the meeting and strong support was expressed for the proposal..

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  • Title: CHALLENGE WALKS CALENDAR | Walkers Association of Ireland
    Descriptive info: Challenge Information.. List of events.. Fit for the Challenge.. CHALLENGE WALKS CALENDAR.. event.. CHALLENGE WALKS 2012.. Calendar 2012.. Welcome to the Walkers Association of Ireland.. Challenge Walks Calendar 2012 Club and Community Walks.. NB Information on walks are updated on an ongoing basis as they are received (usually in the first three months or so), otherwise the previous years details are given.. MAILING LIST.. SAFETY OVERVIEW.. WALKING FESTIVALS TREKS PAGE.. JOYCE COUNTRY CHALLENGE.. 21st July 2012.. Distance: 30 km.. Total Ascent: 1,936m.. Organising Club : Lake District Hillwalking Club.. A beautiful walk which takes the walker on a wonderous, delightful day consisting of mountain plateaus, arêtes, incredible views and a lovely “Lake Loop”.. The day has an A , B , C and D walk.. More Information.. Report 2011.. Report 2010.. Report 2009.. MOURNE SEVEN SEVENS.. Saturday 4th August 2012.. Distance: 29 km.. Total Ascent: 2,495m.. The Mourne Seven Sevens Walk takes in amongst others the seven higher mountains of the Mourne Mountains.. It allows walkers to choose their own routes, which for the most part will consist of summiting Slieve Donard 850m first and then either a clockwise or anti-clockwise route that will have one meeting ones counterparts going the opposite way later in the day.. An “unsupported” walk but definitely a nice clean walk which for the most part follows well worn trails and stone tracks that in places trace the incredible Mourne Wall.. This walk also has a race which attracts a huge fell-running fraternity whose speed at times has to be seen to be believed.. MARATHON WALK WESTERN WAY.. 11th August 2012.. Distance: 42 km.. Total Ascent: 258m.. (Half-marathon option available).. Organising Club : Galway Walking Club.. This delightful walk journeys along the Western Way on both road and track taking in the beautiful Killary Harbour and Máuméan Pass.. A full day but with a gentle incline.. BURREN PEAKS WALKING FESTIVAL.. 28th - 30th September 2012.. WALKS FROM 4 - 8 hrs DURATION.. Organised by The Ballyvaughan Fanore Walking Club.. There is a choice of Grade A, B C Guided walks which can enjoy this wonderfully rich limestone pavement.. the land of the fertile rock with its precious and delicate terrain.. CARLOW AUTUMN FESTIVAL.. October 2012.. Distances from 7km to 20km.. Including a combination of A,B and C walks on both days, there truely is something for all on this Walking Festival.. Distances vary from 7km (taking an hour or two).. to 20km (taking up to 8 hours) and include river walks, forest parks and mountain treks.. NORTHERN PARTNERSHIP WALKS 2012.. Throughout 2012.. Distances : 32km 20km.. Organised by the Northern Walking Partnership.. Multiple and varied range of walks for all levels of fitness.. Enjoy spectacular scenery and views over unspoiled landscapes, open hillsides, marshy uplands, forest tracks and coastal paths in Northern Ireland.. ART O'NEILL CHALLENGE.. January 2013.. Distance: 51.. 3 km.. Total Ascent: 1645m.. The Art O’Neill walk is unique.. It starts at midnight outside Dublin Castle and passes through the Dublin suburbs before heading into the wild hills leading to Glenmalure.. Report 2009.. THE COMERAGH BOGTROT.. March 2013.. Distance: 22km.. Total Ascent: 685m.. The beautiful Nire Valley plays host to the ever popular Comeragh Bogtrot which takes the walker up and over to the highest point of the Comeraghs.. There is also a shorter B Walk option.. SLIEVENAMUCK MARATHON.. April 2013.. Organised by the Galtee Walking Club Club.. A walk that traverses a the beautiful Slievenamuck mountain ridge that wonderously gazes accross to the mighty Galtees.. There is both a full and mini marathon on the day which covers road and track.. MAUMTURKS CHALLENGE.. Distance: 24 km.. Total Ascent: 2,336m.. The Maumturks Challenge Walk is one the strongest tests of endurance in the years calendar.. It is for very experienced walkers only.. The walk is organised by the NUIG Mountaineering Club, and takes place each Spring, usually during the month of April.. It stretches from the foot of Corcogmore near Maam, all the way to Leenane over the length of the Maumturks.. The route is known for rapidly changing weather and poor visibility so good navigation skills and  ...   on hills, windy Galtymore will remove all cobwebs!.. More Information.. Report 2011.. Report 2010.. LUG WALK 2013.. Distance: 51 km.. Total Ascent: 2,590m.. The Lug Walk usually takes place on a date as close to the longest day in the year as possible….. this is a long walk!.. Whilst the ascent within this walk is usually gradual, this is not the total of all pains as heavy bog, heavy mist and heavy hearts all play their part on a day that will always see some rain.. The walk is however nicely divided into three parts, so if all else fails family and friends can help with re-supply.. Water is provided at checkpoints which help to keep ones weight down.. Held every consecutive year if the weather is good there will be wondrous views all day, if the weather is doubtful however, a long day’s intense navigation is sure to ensue.. Report 2007.. GALTEE CHALLENGE.. Distance: 32 km.. Total Ascent: 2,100m.. Galtee Challenge 2012.. Organised by the Galtee Walking Club and now in it's seventh year there is both a 'Challenge' and a 'Crossing' to the days walk which flows over the lovely Galty Mountain tops which gaze down on wonderous corries.. COMERAGH CROSSING.. July 2013.. Distance: 30/40 km.. Ascent: 1,150/2100m.. A very popular walk in a lovely part of the country which has a number of variations to cater for walkers of differing abilities.. This walk is also known as the Annual George Harney Memorial Walk Challenge.. It is organised by the Dungarvan Hillwalking Club.. It starts in Clonmel and finishes in Dungarvan.. THE RING OF IMAAL.. Not happening 2012.. Distance: 38 km.. Total Ascent: 1,800m.. Held every second year - the Ring of Imaal “Long Walk” is organised by An Oige and is 22 miles long with a total ascent of 2000 metres (6,000 feet) approx.. Taking an average of 8 hours to complete the walk starts at the National School in Donard.. The walk requires a good level of fitness, although there are a number of possible “drop out” points.. Walkers are required to lead themselves.. PREVIOUS CHALLENGE AND OTHER WALKS OF INTEREST.. SPERRIN'S CHALLENGE WALK.. LAST HELD May 2011.. Distance: 33km.. Total Ascent: 1685m.. Organised by The Mid-Ulster Walking Club.. This Challenge Walk encompasses thirteen of the Sperrin's highest summits!.. GLOVER / MUCKISH ERRIGAL.. LAST HELD September 2010.. Distance: 21km.. Total Ascent: 2020m.. Starting at Muckish Mountain and ending at Errigal Mountain, this is always a tough day out - but wonderous vistas are to be had if the Hillwalker is fortunate enough.. TWELVE BENS.. LAST HELD June 2007.. Distance: 28 km.. Total Ascent: 2,530m.. Last held in 2007 but in accordance with the wishes of Beanna Beola Walking Club this walk will not be held this year.. More Information 2007.. BOFIN SHARK CHALLENGE.. LAST HELD June 2008.. Total Ascent: 100m.. Last held in 2008, this walk began at Cleggan, Connemara with a boat departure to the enchanting islands of Inisbofin and Inishark.. Full Information.. CUILCAGH.. LAST HELD June 2006.. The wanlinbar Development Association ANNUAL WALK TO CUILCAGH took place on Sunday 4th June 2006.. Assembly was at Bellvalley Gap.. Chldren were invited to participate with an accompanying adult.. MOUNTAIN RESCUE.. FUNDRAISING WALK.. LAST HELD July 2008.. The Wayfarers are organising a series of walks in aid of the Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team and the Glen of Imaal Mountain Rescue Team.. There will be a choice of 3 walks on the day, a short walk of approximately 20k and 6.. 5 hours duration, a medium walk of 21k and 7 hours duration and a long walk of 30k and approximately 9 hours duration.. BENBULBEN CHALLENGE.. LAST HELD in 2004.. Distance: 35 km.. Total Ascent: 1,500m.. Always a beautiful neck of the woods, unfortunately this walk has not been run since 2004.. Organising Club: Sligo Mountaineering Club.. HART WALK.. LAST HELD in 2008.. Distance: 111 km (Road 75km - Mountain 36km).. Total Ascent: 3,000m.. The Hart Walk commemorates the first completion of this challenge by H.. C.. Hart (1847-1908) in 1886.. The starting place is the site of the old Terenure tram station..

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  • Title: Resources | Walkers Association of Ireland
    Descriptive info: Resources:.. Walkers Association resources for walkers and hillwalkers in Ireland.. You are welcome to comment on these articles.. Resource.. Walking Clubs.. For a list of some walking clubs in Ireland go to the.. Links.. page.. Note: if your club or group is not in the list you can.. enter it here.. Geology Resources for walkers.. Geological resource page for Walkers Association.. As we ramble and scramble across the rich diversity of Ireland’s beautiful and dramatic landscapes most of us do realise how privileged we are to have some of Europe’s most attractive scenic experiences, and challenges, to enjoy – but how many of us appreciate that we can get a lot more from our days out with a little knowledge of what’s going on BENEATH our boots.. HIKING WITH YOUR CHILDREN.. Introduction.. Walking with children is very, very different from walking with.. experienced adults.. Many city children nowadays have extremely limited experience of the.. countryside.. It can be very difficult to appreciate their point of view.. They relish the unrestrained freedom and you may get surprising.. reactions like shouting and throwing things around.. MountainViews, hillwalkers resource.. MountainViews is an Irish hillwalkers resource.. This community website provides information on 840 summits in Ireland with comments,  ...   handheld GPS (Global Positioning System) to locate positions on the earth's surface.. The benefits of Modern Navigation.. I’m going to talk about the benefits of Modern Navigation, such as using GPS.. and software like TrailMaster.. The Ulster Federation of Rambling Clubs.. Ulster Federation.. of Rambling Clubs.. Comprising some 25 clubs this thriving body offers a number of services to its.. members from inspiration to insurance and from walking information to organising.. clubs.. Trigpointing - visiting trig pillars.. Trigpointing - add purpose to your walks.. Author: James Carroll.. Trigpointing Ireland.. Some people 'bag' summits over a chosen height, some seek 'treasure' using GPS equipment (Geocaching), others are content to simply roam the countryside, savouring its sights, scents and sounds, but I fell in love with Triangulation Pillars.. Trips to the UK - Lake District.. by Siobhan Purcell.. Why go walking in the Lake District?.. Enjoying the Summit of Helvellyn.. 16 lakes in a radial pattern in Cumbria, England.. Plenty of stone houses.. Plenty.. of mountains.. The scenery is protected by the National Trust which owns a.. sizeable chunk of the area.. The area has charmed painters and poets over the.. years and when you go there you’ll see why.. the image of gentle lake steamers..

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  • Title: Groups | Walkers Association of Ireland
    Descriptive info: Groups:.. Walkers Association of Ireland group resources for walkers and hillwalkers in Ireland.. Current interest groups taking shape include:.. Modern Navigation / GPS.. Photography.. Challenge walks support.. Website team.. Winter Meets.. Group.. Challenge Walk Support.. WAI Challenge Walk Support.. For many years people have enjoyed "challenge" or "long" walks.. This group sets out to provide a national resource for information, comment, background and news about such events.. GPS and Modern Navigation Group.. A WAI group to help walkers and hillwalkers  ...   ie group.. The Walkers Association Website has a team handling the central functions of this website, making content entry easy for the whole organisation.. This group organises winter meets for walkers and hillwalkers from 2008.. The initial season starting in late 2008 included a talk on organising holidays in Greece and Slovenia and was followed by a hillwalking themed Pub Quiz in Jan 2008.. Further talks such as one on Munro bagging and another on a walk in Spain are planned..

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  • Title: Resources | Walkers Association of Ireland
    Descriptive info: The Walkers Association Links Page.. Lists Walking Clubs and other walking related organisations.. Add a link.. Node: Title.. Descriptions.. Glenwalk Hillwalkers.. link:.. Glenwalk.. A popular Dublin based hillwalking club.. Irish Ramblers.. Ramblers.. A large Dublin hillwalking club.. Wayfarers Association.. We are mainly a Dublin based club although we have members from all corners of the country.. Currently we have over 200 members.. We do most of our walking in the Wicklow/Dublin area.. 2 day Mountain Skills Course in Glendalough March 12th - 13th 2011.. Click here for more Info and booking.. This courses is the first part of the mountain skills and recognised by BOS.. (Bord Oiliúint Sléibhe, which is the Irish Mountain Training Board).. No longer will you get lost while out with your local hillwalking club or social walking group.. This course is designed to give you the skills and confidence to navigate correctly and keep safe in the great outdoors.. A Very Good Weight Loss Diet Will start From inside.. How You Can Lose Weight Fast For Men - Acai fruit Push XT Guys might not will in addition, they encounter fat and body fat problems.. Although shedding weight and excess fat looks a lot more being on the concern for women, ways to lose weight fast for guys is usually the most looked for key phrases over the net.. It is fairly simple because adult men also face troubles on obtaining unwanted weight, particularly their chest muscles and belly.. Check Out Acai fruit Force XT Limited Trial Offer!.. Accomodation Deals in Fitzgeralds Guesthouse Ballyhoura, Kilmallock, Co.. Limerick.. Package Deals for Accomodation and Food..  ...   is the name given to a region delimited by the ridge of the Sierra Nevada to the north and the Mediterranean to the South,an area of spectacular valleys and hills scattered with those typical small white villages.. An Oige Hillwalkers Club.. The An Óige Hillwalkers Club was started in 1993.. The club uses a private bus which departs from Dublin city centre every Sunday.. Hikes are generally to the Wicklow and Dublin mountains with trips further afield taking place on long weekends.. Further information on the club can be found on our website,.. hillwalkersclub.. Aonach ar Siul Walking Festival.. Great Value Accommodation Available for Festival.. Lough Derg House Dromineer is offering great value B B rates €30 per person sharing for the Nenagh Walking Festival Sat 8th and Sunday 9th of May.. Lough Derg House is a Failte Ireland budget accommodation facility on the shores of Lough Derg, a Trailhead of the lough Derg Way, the rooms are all ensuite and have lake views.. Lough Derg House is part of the "Walkers Welcome iniatitive" with plenty of maps and a drying room available.. This renovated stone building is a great place for groups and an evening meal can be organised on site or there is a great Pub 50 meters from our door.. Ballyhoura Bears.. A walking club in East Limerick with members from all over Munster offering 2 walks each Sunday and one each Thursday night.. The club has an approximate membership of 200.. The club runs the Ballyhoura International Walking Festival on the first weekend of May each year, in 2008 having 1400 walkers participating..

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  • Title: Contact Us | Walkers Association of Ireland
    Descriptive info: You can leave a message using the contact form below.. Your name:.. Your e-mail address:.. Subject:.. Category:.. Website Feedback.. Technical Groups.. Message:.. CAPTCHA.. This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor to the Walkers Association site and to prevent automated spam submissions.. What code is in the image?:.. Copy the characters (respecting upper/lower case) from the image..

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  • Title: Month July, 2012 | Walkers Association of Ireland
    Descriptive info: ».. Pictures by Month.. Month July, 2012.. The WAI website monthly galleries of pictures.. July 2012.. June 2012.. May 2012.. April 2012.. March 2012.. To Add Your Photos to the.. login and make the following menu choices.. Click here to add picture.. Title.. – give your picture a title.. Image Galleries.. – select.. Monthly Display.. Browse to locate.. Image.. (photograph) on your computer (will resize to 640 x 640 pixels).. Click.. Submit.. Picture.. Contributor.. Threshold Lughnasa Full Moon Hike.. aoifenid..

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  • Title: User account | Walkers Association of Ireland
    Descriptive info: User account.. Log in.. Account information.. Your preferred username; punctuation is not allowed except for periods, hyphens, and underscores.. E-mail address:.. A valid e-mail address.. All e-mails from the system will be sent to this address.. The e-mail address is not made public and will only be  ...   wish to receive certain news or notifications by e-mail.. Hillwalking Background.. Club Membership:.. If you want to enter the name of your club, please do so here.. Math Question:.. 7 + 5 =.. Solve this simple math problem and enter the result.. E.. g.. for 1+3, enter 4..

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  • Title: User account | Walkers Association of Ireland
    Descriptive info: Username or e-mail address:..

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  • Title: Individual Membership Form | Walkers Association of Ireland
    Descriptive info: Submitted by hilladmin on Wed, 11/02/2009 - 18:54.. uncategorised.. (2) Group Membership (Affiliated Members).. This type of membership is mainly for walking clubs.. Group membership automatically confers membership rights to all current members of the group or club.. Further:.. ie/membership/general.. By becoming a member of the WAI you help us continue to deliver and develop our services.. The WAI will give preferential booking and lower prices for members wishing to avail of our courses or other activities.. Individual Member Application form.. Please print and fill out the following form and send us a cheque in payment for individual membership.. Membership is from January to December.. Membership commenced  ...   the website.. PRINT please:.. Postal address.. Address 2.. Address 3.. Please send this completed form to Walkers Association of Ireland , c/o Eoghan Brangan, 17 Balally Drive, Dublin 16 with €10 membership fee for 2011.. Cheque/ draft/ postal order made out to Walkers Association of Ireland please.. Have you enrolled on.. ?.. (We recommend that you enrol).. If so, what username have you given.. Are there any areas that you are interested in that you would be willing to assist the WAI with?.. You are welcome to place any other comments regarding membership on the website at.. ie/membership.. , a page available to all enrolled on the website..

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