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
June 13 Namuck, Butter, Spaltha and Spelga – Mournes C Complete: Read report
June 27 Pierce’s Castle – Western Mournes C Complete: Read report
July 11 Sawel and Dart – Sperrins A Complete: Read report
July 25 Finlieve – Western Mournes B Complete: Read report
Aug 8 Portballintrae to the Giant’s Causeway C Complete: Read report
Aug 15 Eagle – Western Mournes A Complete: Read report
Aug 29 Doan – Mournes C Complete: Read report
Sept 12 The Binnians – Mournes A Complete: Read report
Sept 26 Trostan – Antrim Hills B Complete: Read report
Oct 10 To the Seefins and Beyond C Complete: Read report
Oct 24 The Meels A Complete: Read report
Nov 7 Rostrevor Hills B Complete: Read report
Nov 21 Slieve Bearnagh A Pending
Dec 5 TBA (weather dependant) Pending