Walking Group

Trek Schedule

Grading

We’ve created a grading system as a rough guide for walking group members. Please take your own fitness and experience levels into account when choosing which hikes to join.

Grade Distance Time Elevation gain What to expect
A Up to 18k 7-12 hours plus 1,000m plus A challenging route with plenty of climbing and physical exertion. Good levels of fitness and stamina required. May be split over 2 days.
B Up to 15k 5-7 hours 500-1,000m A longer route with increased elevation gain, suitable for most hikers with decent fitness.
C Up to 10k 3-5 hours Up to 500m The most common route length and time, achievable for most hikers.
D Up to 5k 2-3 hours Up to 500m A short, straightforward route with limited elevation gain. Best for those starting out.

Scheduled Treks

Our complete list of upcoming and completed group treks.
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Date Location Grade Status
Jan 18 Slieve Martin – Rostrevor C Complete: Read report
Feb 1 Chimney Rock – Mournes B Complete: Read report
Feb 15 Slievenaglough and Slieve Corragh – Mournes B Postponed
Feb 29 Doan via the Banns Road – Mournes B Complete: Read report
Mar 7 Slieve Bearnagh – Mournes A Complete: Read report
Mar 21 Cuilcagh – Fermanagh B Postponed
Apr 4 Sawel and Dart – Sperrins B Pending
Apr 11 TBA Pending
Apr 18 Glendalough – Wicklow B Pending
May 2 Commedagh Massif – Mournes A Pending
May 16 Trostan – Antrim Hills B Pending
May 30 Rocky Mountain – Mournes C Pending
Jun 6 Mount Errigal – Donegal A Pending
Jun 20 Portrush to Dunseverick – North Coast D Pending
Jul 4 Donard and Millstone – Mournes A Pending
Jul 18 Howth Way – Dublin B Pending
Aug 1 Meelmore and Meelbeg – Mournes B Pending
Aug 15 Slieve Binnian – Mournes (sunset) A Pending
Aug 29 TBA Pending
Sep 5 TBA Pending
Sep 12 Hen – Mournes (sunset) C Pending
Sep 26 Ben Crom – Mournes B Pending
Oct 3 Slieve Foye – Cooleys B Pending
Oct 10 TBA Pending
Oct 17 Muckish – Donegal A Pending
Oct 31 Doan – Mournes (sunrise) C Pending
Nov 14 Spelga Skyline – Mournes A Pending
Nov 21 Walking Group AGM Pending
Nov 28 Eagle and Shanlieve – Mournes A Pending