Camp Craft

  • Course Description

  • Dates and Details

  • Prices

  • Itinerary

  • Gear

Dates: March - October (winter for experienced walkers available on request) - contact us for dates and details.

Location: Kerry- McGillycuddy's Reeks/ Beara Border/Dingle Peninsula/ Islands.


Duration: Two Days of walking and camping in spectacular scenery. This trip can be extended to a three or four day outing and traverse a peninusla.


Distance: Approx 12km each day


Grade: Trekking – Moderate to strenuous over rough ground.


Price: From €250 for 2 days at €125 per day


Learn How To Survive In The Outdoors…..Be self-sufficient while camping in the outdoors. We will discuss everything from the proper equipment to buy, how to pack, cooking with Gas and MSR stoves, camp layout and tents. Our guides will be with you to assist when needed. Please see the itinerary.


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Time: 09:00


Meeting Point: Pat Falvey Walking and Adventure Centre, The Mountain Lodge, Beaufort, Co Kerry.


Walk Duration: Approx 6 to 7 hours per day


Distance: Varied – Approximately 10 to 13km


Additional Info: This course is ideal for anyone wishing to explore the outdoors, just to have an exciting weekend, learn skills for a major expedition, or if you're coming on an expedition with us. 


You may include camping in any of our walks or skills course, just ask and we will advise you on what is best for your needs!


Price include: Experienced camp craft guides, demonstrations and presentations on the use of equipment and clothing.

Equipment: we supply tents, stoves, and all equipment required including food for breakfast, lunch and evening meals.

Price: €250 per person - minimum 4 - or €125 per day campcraft.

Day 1:

  • 09:00: Arrive at The Pat Falvey Walking and Adventure Centre,The Mountain Lodge, Beaufort, Co. Kerry.
  • 09:15: Brief
  • 09:30: Clothing and equipment presentation/usage/packing
  • 11:00: Begin trek
  • 13:30: Arrive at campsite, presentation on tents and camp layout
  • 14:15: Leave Camp for a 3-4 hour walk and return to settle in for the night.


Day 2:
  • 07:30: Breakfast

  • 08:30: Pack up and clear out

  • 09:30: Begin trek (6 hours)

  • 15:00: Finish

  • 15:15: De-Briefing

  • 15:30: Questions and Answers

  • 15:45: Course ends.


  • Rucksack

  • Waterproof liner

  • Gaitors 

  • Waterproof Trekking Boots

  • Waterproof Jacket and Trousers

  • Warm Top

  • Hat and Gloves

  • Sleeping bag and liner

  • Water bottle

  • Thermorest

  • Food for the duration of the course.

  • Eating utensils 

  • Camera and case

  • Head torch

  • Hand gel, babywipes and a wash kit.

  • Optional: Personal Tent, Cooking Stove






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