The Mitchelstown Walking Festival will take place over the weekend of Sat 23rd and Sun 24th May 2015 to mark the 21st anniversary of the Bishopstown Hillwalking Club with walks in the Galty and Knockmealdown Mountains.
Entry by a pre-entry registration form which can be printed from this site.
Entries will also be accepted on the day.
The Kilcoran Lodge Hotel will be the event centre for all walks.
Registration will take place at the Kilcoran Lodge Hotel from 1 hour prior to the bus departure up to 15 minutes prior to the bus departure for any particular walk. Bus departure times will be given at a later stage.
The walks will be graded as follows.
A Walk : Fast Pace, Strenuous, Duration up to 7hrs, Total Ascent up to 1400m, Distance up to 25km.
B walk : Tough, Good Pace, Duration up to 6hrs, Total Ascent up to 1000m, Distance up to 18km.
C walk : Moderate, Moderate Pace, Duration up to 5hrs, Total Ascent up to 600m, Distance up to 14km.
D Walk : Easy, Easy Pace, Duration up to 4hrs, Mainly on the flat, tracks and paths.
All walks are guided and will have leaders and co-leaders appointed by BHC.
All participants in the walks are asked to follow the instructions of the walk leaders at all times.
Kilcoran Lodge Hotel
Kilcoran Lodge Hotel. Cahir. click here
Kilcoran Lodge Google Map click here
On the old Mitchelstown to Cahir Road (R639). 1km west from M8 exit 11.
Leisure centre available each day after event for a charge of €5.