Travel & Training News

Its my second time out with John, but this time I called him the night before to warn him off going as the conditions were fairly poor: Lots of snow, high winds etc. He said he wanted to go anyway so we met up at kates and said we go…
Tuesday, 09 June 2009 00:00

Irish Climbers on Mt McKinley

A brief report from Mt McKinley where there were 2 groups of Irish climbers, one of which are still on the mountain.On the Irish team under there own leading and steam, Michael O Connell, Gabriel Dowd and Gordon Brown are now holding at 17,000ft at high camp awaiting poor weather…
Friday, 24 August 2007 00:00

James Hanly & friends

A quick note say how much we enjoyed a recent climb up O Shea's gully to the summit in cloud,…
Thursday, 30 July 2009 00:00

Kayaking amongst the Bulaga

Helene Philion and I kayaking among thousands of Bulagas.It was such an great experience to be amongst these beautiful creators, which because of their white colour are also known as the ghosts of the sea. Thousands of whales with their young playing and feeding, a sight to be-hold forever in…
Thursday, 30 July 2009 00:00

Thin ice on the melting arctic

Walking on thin ice on the melting ice flows in Cunningham Inlet. Richard and I. Well we did fall in a few time to the icy cold water just adding to the excitement of the week.
Wednesday, 04 February 2009 00:00

Tom McGrath - great day for climbing

After walking in in stunning weather with bright and clear route ahead all the way up, we veeered off to make our way to Cummeenoughter and Brother Osheas. We meandered our way toward the lake after playing tag team with another group on the steep ground leading up to the…
Thursday, 07 May 2009 00:00

Glacier & Winter skills Courses 2009

We have week long courses available in 6th - 13th June. Further details are available from the expedition office. Ring now 064 44181 - Places going fast!! Winter Skills Beginners/Intermediate Would you like to learn crampons, Ice axe, roping together, Snow-shoeing, Snow holing and Winter survival skills. Taking in some…
Thursday, 02 April 2009 00:00

AIB, Cork - Sports & Social Day

Lar Fant and his colleagues from AIB decided to take out Irelands highest mountain for there S&S Day. The weather gods were with them and a fantastic day with glorious weather ensued. There was some ice on the top of the ladder but Dave Roche made it safer with a…
Thursday, 02 April 2009 00:00

Peru- Traditional & Alternative Inca Trail

Sandwiched between the driest desert and the largest Rainforest in the world, the Andes of Peru contain some of the worlds most spectacular mountain scenery. Within these mountains ancient civilizations, of which the Incas are the most famous, built cities, temples and roadways (there are known to be more then…
Wednesday, 26 August 2009 00:00

Training Courses Kerry

'' Just like to pass on my compliments, we had a fantastic two days on the hills, really fantastic, John is an excellent guide and teacher. the course was excellent ''- Richard, Feedback on Advanced Scrambling CourseScrambling Weekends26th & 27th Sept; 24th & 25th Oct Grade: Introductory 325euro 2xB&B+2xPacked Lunch+1xDinner…
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