Travel & Training News

On Saturday 29th of may a group of 41 staff and family members from the AIB Cork region arrived to Kerry to undertake the challenge of climbing Ireland's highest mountain, Corran Tuathail with Pat Falvey. The weather was good even though the forecast was bad for the day. To the…
Join us as we climb Corran Tuathail, Ireland's highest peak (1039m/3414ft) on May 30th 2010 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 Pat Falvey and his team of…
Friday, 07 May 2010 15:07

Peru - Inka Trail & MachuPicchu

Check out our Inka Trail & Macchu Picchu Treks for 2012, 2012 in our travel section click here at PatFalvey.com Available All Year, or why not join our group in August. The Inka Trail is one of the shortest and most accessible treks you can take while in Cusco. It…
Tuesday, 08 September 2009 17:21

A Proposal I didn't expect on Corran Tuathail..

'I was out on Saturday with Joe Macken (who's in training for Mt Blanc) on Howling Ridge when a fellow climber approached us. Asking to step past us onto a ridge, his smile was infectious despite the rain. A minute later, a female climer also passed us and just as…
Sunday, 18 October 2009 16:39

Expedition weekend report 17-18 Oct 09

After spending their first night in the tent, Joseph O Dea and Ciaran Nestor were joining in on the banter at the lodge on Saturday morning. We kicked of the training session with a chat about what its like on expedition followed by a slideshow & video I had prepared…
Friday, 25 September 2009 17:03

Feedback on Kilimanjaro Trek September 2009

''Overall experience- very good; Communications with office staff and documents received- very good; The package offered was very good with value for money being very good; Website as resource and allow people at home to follow trek progress- good. Really enjoyed the trip. It was hard work at times but…
Monday, 05 October 2009 16:46

Philip Gray has arrived in the Himalayas

Philip Gray takes his Extreme Painting to Nepal 16/10/09       Reports back from our guides in Nepal tell us that Philip's trek has got off to a great start. With beautiful weather, he left for Lukla (2800 meters) on the 13th. Landing at Lukla is an aviation treat, as the…
Thursday, 24 September 2009 16:21

Treks and Seven Summit Expeditions

Aconcagua, Argentina                                                                                                                                                            The highest peak on the South American Continent and a continental high point for those endeavoring to complete the Seven Summits Challenge. It is a trekking peak that can be completed by most fit people that can acclimatize to the altitude. Also get a chance to see Mendoza.…
'Thanks a million for the super day's climbing and great experience on Howling Ridge recently! We are very grateful especially since you both took time out of your normal training schedule to fit us in.We've had a huge desire to climb Howling Ridge for some time and Pat kindly agreed…
Tuesday, 20 October 2009 16:00

Free Meet Days for Worldwide Travellers

Pre Expedition Meet Days are designed as part of the preparation process. All team members are invited to partake- it is a good idea to attend these meetings once you have made up your mind to take on an expedition. The meets include a thorough briefing on all aspects of…
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