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Feb 4th - 25th 2017

4 Walks in 4 Weeks and one Great Summit ChallengeLugnaquilla

Cost: €120, Offer 2 people for €199 or 3 people for €275

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Includes:

  • 4 Guided Walks
  • Advice - Walking Gear, Map Reading.
  • Training
  • Guides
  • Transport (if required)

This is a 4 week course, building up, to  you getting to the summit of Lugnaquillia (925m) Leinster’s highest Point.

It is a great way to get fit, lose some of those pounds, put on eating all those mince pies!, enjoy incredible scenery and socialise at the same time.

We will start you off with a relatively easy walk while gradually increasing the length and altitude of the walks each week. The walks are all lead by qualified guides and the group will only travel as fast as the slowest person.

This is not a race but a challenge for you to get to the summit of “Lug” on the final walk.

Advice on clothing, walking gear and some navigation skills will be given over the course of the 4 weeks. The walks have been chosen for the accessibility and of course the wonderful scenery.  

The course starts with our first walk on Jan 7th and continues on gradually to the final summit on Jan 28th.


Feb 4th –The Hell Fire Club (386m)
Meeting: Hell Fire Club Car Park at 10:00am
Type: Easy – moderate   
Time: 1-2hrs, length: approx 5Km, ascent: 130m
Terrain: Forest and open mountain tracks.

Feb 11th – Djouce (725m) and WoodsThe Wicklow Way
Meeting: Enniskerry (Clock tower) at 10:00am
Type: Moderate   
Time: 2- 3hrs, length: approx 9Km, ascent: 150m
Terrain: Forest and open mountain tracks.

Jan 21st, Feb 18th – Brockagh and Wicklow Way (557m)
Meeting: Laragh (Lynhams) at 10:30am
Type: Moderate  - strenous
Time: Approx 3hrs, length: approx 12Km, ascent: 430m
Terrain: Forest and open mountain tracks.

Jan 28th, Feb 25th  – Lugnaquillia (Leinster’s Highest Point) 925m
Meeting: Blessington at 10:00am
Type: Strenuous   
Time: Approx 4 - 5hrs, length: approx 12Km, ascent: 720m
Terrain: old dirt roads and open mountain tracks.


After our walks we like to visit a nearby pub or cafe to enjoy a drink and catch up.....

  • Details of the walks and meeting locations etc will be emailed to you when you sign up.
  • If any of the Walks need to get cancelled due to weather conditions we will postpone it for a better day.
  • Car Pooling and Transport will be organised for each walk
  • There will also be a 50% discount offer for our Walking Club membership for those who sign up.

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