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Sunday, 07 May 2006 00:00

Ropeskills 6-7th May Day 2

A few ropey heads (pardon the pun), but all ready for action on Sunday morning. We started out by gearing up and heading for the Gap for a brief on crevasse rescue. After this we all headed off in convoy for Rossbeigh beach to put our learning in to action.…
Saturday, 06 May 2006 00:00

Ropeskills 6-7th May

After all meeting up in the lodge on the Friday night, Saturday morning was buzzing with everyone preparing for 2 days of serious training on ropes and glacier techniques. Firstly Con Moriarty went through gear and in particular boots that are required for the likes of Sth. Georgia we headed…
Tuesday, 16 May 2006 00:00

Clare safe at Camp 3

With the weather on her side for today, Clare has safely reached camp 3 6300m an exposed position which is the start of her summit push tonight. She is in good form and is climbing well. The summit route is to the right of the huge 'dablam' (ice cliff), up…
Monday, 15 May 2006 00:00

Clare holds at camp 2

sms from Clare via Sat phone: "at Camp 2 today, lots of snow made it tough to get here. Camp 3 tomorrow all going well". She and her two sherpa’s will now spend a cold night at Camp 2, 6000m. Situated on top of the Yellow Tower on a narrow…
Congratulations and welcome baby Oscar, from all the team and staff at Beyond Endurance.
Treat yourself to a break away from the hustle and bustle of the pressure of every day life. This two-day course is aimed at those who would like to combine the two days of walking amongst the beautiful Kerry landscape with some relaxation time and holistic treatment. Each day?s program…
Thursday, 21 May 2009 00:00

Expedition and Fitness courses

EXPEDITION TRAINING Recommended for those going on expeditions such as Aconcagua/Elbrus/Denali/etc Campcraft ~ Tents and equipment ~ Glacier travel technique ~ Night walk _________________________ FITNESS ASSESMENT Recommended for those going trekking high mountains such as: Kilimanjaro ~ Everest Base camp ~ Elbrus ~ Aconcagua ~ Alps Both Training courses available…
Friday, 11 April 2008 00:00

Paralympic Council of Ireland

On Friday April 4, 2008 Pat Falvey addressed the Irish Paralympic Team in Limerick. Liam Harbison, Performance Director Paralympics said, "As usual, a guest speaker addressed the group during the camp. On this occasion, adventurer Pat Falvey gave a magnificent account of the numerous adventures he has succeeded in completing…
Friday, 04 September 2009 00:00

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.…
Saturday, 15 April 2006 00:00

2nd Back Pack Weekend

Report by Shaun MenziesThe next day was without doubt the hardest day. Up at 7:15 am, we struck camp and set off. Over the course of the next 9 hours we worked our way up and across rough terrain to traverse three 3000ft peaks, eventually arriving at Ireland's highest mountain,…
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