Trip & Course Reports 2011

13

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…

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…

01

Jul

Night Hike on Reeks
June 25th Meet Day/Fitness Assessment Weekend for the September Mount Kilimanjaro Team Members.  What a weekend it was! Fourteen of the team were able to join us on our Free Meet Day offered to aid their preparation for their climb of Mt Kilimanjaro. The aim of the day is to…

01

Jul

Goldsmiths climb Carrauntoohil
Hi Lorraine, Just wanted to say a big thank you for arranging our Carrauntoohil Climb last Saturday. It was a brilliant experience and we really enjoyed it despite the weather! (It just means we may come back again to see the scenery!) Ian and Tony were great and kept us going along…

26

Jun

Mount Kilimanjaro
Today saw our June trekking team leave their base hotel at Moshi (910m), set for the Machame Gate passing banana and coffee plantations that line the route. Our lead guide was in contact to say everyone was in great spirits as they set off after meeting their trekking team of…
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