Travel & Training News

And what an adventure weekend it's going to be! We are just back from setting up our stand (No 19 & 20) - Having been given a sneak preview of what's instore, We can only say if you can come along, Do! Find new ways to spend your time or…
Friday, 20 May 2011 00:48

Climb Carrauntoohil for Suicide Aware

Join us as we climb Corran Tuathail, Ireland's highest peak (1039m/3414ft) on May 29th 2011 in aid of suicide aware, the Cork based organisation set up to help deal with the issues of depression and suicide in Ireland. The climb will be led by charity patron Pat Falvey and his…
May 07th brought Andy, Jack (10) and Shannan Timmins along with 22 friends to the foot of Carrauntoohil. Since late 2010, we have had the pleasure of working with Andy and Sarah Timmins in organising their fundraising event to Climb Carrauntoohill for the Cystic Fibrosis Hopesource Foundation. With over 40…
The UK's top walking publication - Trail Magazine - came to Kerry last Autumn to write about our 14 munro's. Travel writer Phoebe Smith and Photographer Neil S Price headed out with Pat Falvey to get accustomed with the top three: Carrauntoohil, Beenkeragh and Caher. Here is a sample of…
Thursday, 07 April 2011 23:50

DFA warns against travel to Elbrus region

With the warning against travelling to Caucasus region still live on 20th April, we are continuing to postpone any plans for a climb of Mt Elbrus in 2011 'Because of the volatile security situation in the North Caucasus, we strongly advise against all travel to Chechnya, Ingushetia, Dagestan and to…
Tuesday, 29 March 2011 05:58

Fitness Assessment Weekend Reviews

Mar 26th & 27th Saturday morning brought some of our June and September Kilimanjaro trekkers to the Mountain Lodge for a Fitness Assessment weekend in preparation for their adventure ahead. The weekend kicked off with a briefing on the trek -  a presentation, a gear demo & briefing and a…
Tuesday, 22 February 2011 16:10

Climb for Suicide Aware 2011

Ian Delahunty successfully summitted Mount Kilimanjaro as part of our January 2011 trekking team. Everyone's journey was a wonderful achievement and for Ian, added to the joyous emotion of reaching summit was the fact that he did so in the name of Cork based charity Suicide Aware His reasons for…
RTE 2 Children's Show Elev8 (16:30-16:50) will run 10 minute features for 4 weeks, commencing Feb 14th on the Hayden boys (James, Alexander & Marcus) and their recent adventure on Mount Kilimanjaro and the training they undertook in preparation for taking on this great challenge. Nov 28th 2010, Martin and…
Saturday, 22 January 2011 11:38

Kilimanjaro January 2011 - Team Reports

Some Images from Trek & Extracts from Teams Feedback 'Despite Airline strikes, we got there! 11 people set out on Jan 27th to reach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro and 11 people made it. Guides were brilliant. Weather was brilliant. Team were brilliant craic and worked well together throughout trek.…
Saturday, 01 January 2011 15:16

Kilimanjaro report - Martin Hayden & Sons

Image Gallery On return, Martin sent in some great shots of the boys and himself on Mount Kilimanjaro This evening they will return to Moshi for their last overnight before leaving for the airport in the morning.. All reports are of a 'healthy & happy' group and we, no doubt…
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