- Calendar of Club Walks -

Please note that for insurance reasons, all walks are for club members only

There are no 'trial walks'

Note that walks can be cancelled due to bad weather. Check the weekly e-mail to club members for the most up to date information regarding planned and extra walks.

For information on meeting points, look at the Club info & Rules page.

BISHOPSTOWN HILLWALKING CLUB..SEPTEMBER 2022

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****Bishopstown Hillwalking Club has recommenced Club walks but these are restricted to Members Where possible we intend to offer the following walks each week over the coming months.
***** A or B+: 1 weekend walk (morning)
***** B: 2 weekend and 1 midweek (Wednesday morning)
***** C: 3 weekend and 1 midweek (Thursday morning)
***** D: 1 weekend and 1 midweek (Tuesday morning)


BHC Membership Form : - You can download our NEW Membership form covering you up to 31st October 2023 at this LINK. If you pay your membership by bank transfer please include your name as a reference and also email Sean Cotter confirming the transfer.


### Printable Version Not Available at Present - Walks circulated to members every Thursday night.

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Selection of Upcoming Walks

JANUARY2023

Fri 13FUERTEVENTURA, LOBOS one week (SC)
Fri 20LANZAROTE & GRACIOSA ISLANDS one week (SC)
Sat 14KNOCKMEALDOWNSfrom Marian shrine (B:5 h)
Sun 15BWEENGDULL(C: 11.5 km, 250 m, 3.5 h)
Sun 15MULLAGHANISH(C:11 km, 480 m, 4.5 h)
Tue 17Discover BROWN ISLAND(D)
Wed18CNOC NA dTARBH & CNOC AN BHRACAfrom Gap Cottage (B: 12 km, 800 m)
Thu 19BALLYHOURAS(C:)
Sat 21GLEN OF AHERLOW CIRCUIT(C+: 16 km, 380 m, 5 h)
Sat 21TOAMIES MOUNTAIN(B: 12 km, 650 m, 5 h)
Sun 22LOUGH CURRA(C: 10 km, 400 m, 3 h)
Tue 24MAHON LOOP(D)
Thu 26PARADISE HILL & BENARD HILL Circuit(C: 480 m, 4 h)
Sat 28BOUGH HILL, LOUGH FADA(B+: 14 km, 1070 m, 6 h)
Sun 29GLENGARRA WOODS(C: 11 km, 300 m, 4 h)
Tue 31BALLYANNON WOOD(D: 7 km, 1.45 h)

FEBRUARY 2023

Thu 2THREE ISLANDS LOOP WALK, Union Hall(C: 11 km, 220 m)
Sat 4KNOCKANARD, AVONDHU WAY, Knockmealdowns(C+: 14.5 km, 450 m, 4 h)
Sat 4MANGERTOWEST(B: 11 km, 800 m, 5 h)
Sun 5KILLAVULLEN LOOP(C: 11 km, 4 h)

WEEK-ENDS/WEEK-DAYS AWAY IN IRELAND 2022/2023

The MOURNE MOUNTAINSApril 2023 B walks
DÚN CHAOIN August 2023
ACHILL ISLANDSeptember 2023 (B & C)

OVERSEAS TREKKING in 2023

CANARY ISLANDS - Fuerteventura January 2023 (B & C) walks
CANARY ISLANDS - Lanzarote January 2023 (B & C) walks
CRETEMay 2023
SPANISH CAMINO Sarria to Santiago 111 km. June 2023
THE PYRENEES September 2023

CHECK BACK REGULARLY FOR ADDITIONAL WALKS



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- Our Walk Grades -





A
B
C
D
Strenuous walk (sometimes with scrambling over steep exposed rocks) on open moorland at a fast pace and on very steep gradients for up to 10 hours.
Tough walk (sometimes with some scrambling over steep ground) on open moorland at a good pace and on steep gradients for up to 6 hours.
Moderate walk usually on open moorland over less steep ground at a moderate pace and on gentle gradients for up to 4 hours (A and B walkers on C walks are expected to slow down to C pace).
Easy walk mainly on relatively flat roads / paths (forests and cliff tops), at an easy pace for up to 2 hours.



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