02 Oct 2022

Nenagh Hillwalking Group put their best foot forward

Nenagh Hillwalking Group put their best foot forward

Members, please note the next few upcoming hikes. Sunday April 15th will be our annual Spring Clean Walk, and April 29th our open day, contact Willie 087 6633577 (see separate note regarding these days).

Our Tuesday evening hikes continue on 10th April with a hike around the Silvermines hills departing Costello's garage at 7.15 contact Martin 087 2562454. Willie will also be returning to his 'Last of the Summer wine' Thursday morning walks which will commence on 5th April meeting at Tesco car park at 10.30 with a different walk every Thursday. First walk will be the Glen of Aherlow. Contact Willie 087 6633577.

Non-members are welcome to do three walks before joining the club, however, we would ask that non members would contact the walk leader prior to the walk to ensure that they have the fitness level required for the walk and discuss walking gear requirement. Likewise any members unsure of hike suitability should ring walk leader before the hike. Membership of the club is €45 which includes membership of Mountaineering Ireland and also covers insurance. Hiking boots only for all hill walks.

Spring Clean Walk and Open Day
April is Spring clean month across the Irish Hills and Countryside. Aonach ar Siul annual spring clean walk is on Sunday 15th April “Leaving nothing but our footsteps”. We will walk the delightful “Sli Eala” along by the Nenagh river on a three hour ramble from Annaghbeg bridge to Nenagh town.

Meet Kenyon car park 11am. No boots no walk. Walk leader Willie 087 6633577. Open Day 29th April. Nenagh walking club Aonach ar Siul will hold an open day based in the Silvermines on Sunday 29th April. There will be two levels of walks, a 2 hour easy walk lead by Martin 087 2562454, and a three hour moderate hill walk lead by Donal 087 6841795. This is a good opportunity to experience the delights of the Silvermines countryside from the hills.

Walking boots and raincoat required. There will be an opportunity to have a cuppa and a chat about the joys of hillwalking and the benefits of club membership. Meet Kenyon Street car park 11am and Tom Hickey's pub Silvermines village at 11.20am.

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