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Date
21/07/2018 08:00

Walk Leader
Various Leaders

Walk Type
Joyce Country Challenge and Rambles

Meeting Place
Finney, Co Mayo
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Safety Information

The MCI recognises that participants in hillwalking should be aware of and accept any risks and be responsible for their own actions and involvement.

Hillwalking is an adventure sport and not devoid of an element of risk. To minimise risk be prepared; boots, rucksack, waterproofs, a packed lunch, hot drink, warm hat, gloves etc..

Grades Of Walk:

Grade A Walks: Hill Walks, these walks are for the experienced walker with a high level of fitness required. Generally, they are up to 8 hours duration and can often be 1500m ascent or more. Participants must be aged 18 years or over.

Grade B Walks: Cross-Country, these walks are generally 4 to 5 hours duration with a climb usually of not less than 600m. Participants must be aged 18 years or over.

Grade C Walks: Cross-Country, these can be 3 to 6 hours duration and vary from track, forest or river routes to walks with moderate climbs often up to 500m. Participants must be aged 18 years or over.

In the event of extremely bad weather please ring the leader of the day to check the walk viability.