Newsflashes

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Oct

Climbing Route on Carrauntoohil
On Friday 23rd September, a group of colleagues/friends from Pepsico Carrigaline/Little island arrived down to Kate Kearney's 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 us into…

04

Oct

Clare Walkers stand on top of Africa
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…

17

Sep

Uhuru Peak Kilimanjaro
All team members reach the summit - See reports received by 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…

08

Sep

Oh the lovely misty/windy summit
We arrived to a busy Cronins Yard on Saturday morning at 10am. Having met Sinead, Louise and her dad Pat in Kate's 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…

05

Sep

Free Meet Day for Trekkers
For all our trekkers in early 2012, we would like to invite you to attend our next Free Meet Day October 07th. As part of the preparation for our treks, we offer a Free Meet Day that allows the team to meet their guide and fellow trekkers, discuss the trek…

01

Sep

Twists and Turns of Life- Success through life long learning
  Twists and Turns of Life- Success through Life Long Learning September inevitably brings back memories of school. Noone forgets their first day, I think. This week a friend of mine took her small boy to his first day of what will be many days to come. She told me…

01

Sep

Taoiseach Enda Kenny on Summit with team
Taoiseach Enda Kenny, family, friends & the Jewett family went climbing Carrauntoohil with guides Pat Falvey and Joe O Leary. We had a great day on the mountain, the gods were with us and we had great views off the summit. On route, the Taoiseach met lots of trekkers, walkers…

01

Sep

Mont Blanc (Highest Mountain in Western Europe)
  Mont Blanc Western Europe's Highest Mountain trip report   31st August Day 1 The journey begins... All excited at the sight of Mont Blanc01st Sept Day 2 A hard day for all - sore feet, sun, heat and exhaustion02nd Sept Day 3 Mont Tondu03rd Sept Day 4 All Safely…

17

Aug

Trevor Daton Howling Ridge
Hi Lorraine, I have attached a few pics of Howling Ridge with Sean. I had a fantastic day even though the weather wasn’t on our side, half way up as it got very wet. Sean is a great guy to climb with and made the ridge look easy.. Again many…

16

Aug

"Espa" The Europe Hotel group on the Summit of Corran Tuathail
This was an Espa club members and staff outing on Ireland's highest mountain. Everyone got to the summit and the weather was great. Guides on the Day were Pat Falvey, Joe O Leary and Gerry Walsh. For the last two months the weather on Ireland's highest mountains have been the…