Travel & Training News

''Life is full of mountains to climb and obstacles that seem insurmountable at first sight. The best way to tackle these challenges is together! We are lucky to have Pat Falvey ready to take on Corrán Tuathail with us in order to raise funds for Suicide Aware. At 1039m/ 3414ft…
Tuesday, 28 February 2012 00:22

Navigation & Skills Training Weekend Feb 2012

The Lodge was filled with compass and maps last weekend as our February Hill Skills Course ran to the back…
Sunday, 22 January 2012 20:55

Mount Kilimanjaro Jan 2012 Trip Reports

To book your place on our June or September trekking team, contact us now! Limited places available.. ++ JUST ADDED…
Want to win a €50 voucher? - Ideal for spending at patfalvey.com or on any of our upcoming events?In January we will be announcing details of a loyalty programme for existing customers and since we're getting into the Christmas spirit and feeling generous we've got vouchers to give away, exclusively…
Tuesday, 08 November 2011 12:27

Trekkers stuck in Nepal

Hundreds of tourists have finally been able to leave the Mount Everest region after bad weather conditions had left them stranded for a week. At one point it is estimated 2,000 people were stuck in the Nepalese mountains as fog prevented flights in and out of Lukla airport. They expressed…
Thursday, 03 November 2011 02:39

Our Next Free Meet Day for Trekkers..

Whether you are just considering or committed to a trek in 2012, what better way to get your queries answered and yourself all geared up (literally) that to come along on Dec 03rd to our next Free Meet Day. Our main focus will be Mount Kilimanjaro but our team will…
Thursday, 13 October 2011 12:26

Pepsico group climb Carrauntoohill

On Friday 23rd September, a group of colleagues/friends from Pepsico Carrigaline / Little island arrived down to Kate kearneys to Climb Carrauntoohil. Conditions were fair with some cloud about as we headed to Lisleibane, our start for the day. After a short briefing our pace was set by John heading…
Post Trek Report: Gerry Reidy We returned home on 14th October from our climb on Kilimanjaro, all the group feeling 20,000ft tall having summited the mountain and eager to head home to share our achievement with family and friends ... brag a little even. Our club AGM was on last…
All team members reach the summit - See reports received to the Expedition Office If you are interested in climbing Kilimanjaro we have escorted groups in January, June and September plus options throughout the year including or excluding flights from €1900. Also check out our gallery and news page for previous trips. Trip…
Thursday, 08 September 2011 15:39

Carrauntoohil Climb 27th Aug 2011

We arrived to a busy Cronins yard on Saturday morning at 10am. Having met Sinead, Louise and her dad Pat in Kates car park earlier introductions were already out of the way as we headed up the path into the Hags Glen. Weather was pleasing at that stage although it…
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