What we're about
This group is for anybody aged 21 or over interested in hiking (NOT walking) in the Dublin/Wicklow area and sometimes further afield. You need to be very fit and active. If you are not sure, start with another hiking group! There are NO backmarkers on hikes above Level 2, so you need to be very fit indeed before you can try out a Level 3 hike or higher. You also need to own a pair of standard hiking boots.
For people new to hiking in Ireland (and not so new), please watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PNfcLZUWqE4
Also, it's only for people who want to talk / make friends with all the people in the group. If you want to have a romantic tete-a-tete with your special friend for all the hike, please join another group. The language of the group is English.
This group is not funded by the Irish Tourist Board, so there are no special conditions for foreigners, everybody is treated the same, provided they are fit.
We follow the principles of LEAVE NO TRACE: please pick up all your rubbish and take it home with you. For more details, please see http://www.leavenotraceireland.org
It's NOT for people who want to get fit, it's for people who are fit!
We recommend that everybody hiking with us should take out insurance. Please see www.mountaineering.ie for more information.
People on medication should consult their family doctor before taking part in our hikes.