What we're about

Welcome to the kick ass family Since 2015 we have built a great community where everyone is welcome. Some of our activities include hill walking, rock climbing, room escapes and general adventures.

We are an official club, affiliated with Mountaineering Ireland. Membership includes:

- All our hikes free of charge
- reduced rates for paid events
- members bypass waitlist on events
- membership of Mountaineering Ireland, including health insurance on the hills and discount scheme for outdoor equipment retailers, accommodation providers and holiday groups.

Membership is charged at €50 for the year.

Payment can be made by bank transfer or to any of the organisers in cash.

Our account details are:
Account Name: Kick Ass
BIC: IPBSIE2D
IBAN: IE23IPBS99065126862268

Please message us if you would like to take up membership.

Upcoming events (4)

March Ski Trip 2019. French Alps

Serre Chevalier

Join us on the slopes in the French Alps in March. http://gobeyondadventure.ie/french-alps-ski-trip-serre-chevalier/ This Ski trip is open to all levels from complete beginners all the way up to the experts. Serre Chevalier is one of the largest ski areas in the Alps boasting over 250km of pristine pistes. The resort with is spread over 4 areas: Briancon, Chantemerle, Villeneuve la Salle and Monetier, at the gates of the Ecrins National Park. We will be staying in Hotel Chalet Le Petit Sport. Le Petit Sport is set on the edge of Villeneuve just 400m from the Pontillas Gondola station, with the ability to ski back to within 250m of the door. This is BUDGET accommodation but has been great every year with excellent food and a fantastic crew. Villeneuve is at the centre of the Serre Chevalier valley, making it the perfect base to explore the area. Although it is only a short walk from the chalet to the lifts there is a free shuttle bus connecting the chalet to the lifts and village centre, as well as other villages of the resort. The largest of these is Chantmerle which has many restaurants, shops and lively après ski. The picturesque village of Monetier is famed for its natural warm thermal baths. Villeneuve allows easy access to Briancon, at the heart of which is a beautifully preserved fortified medieval city. Briancon, Europe`s highest city, has plenty to offer both skiers and non-skiers alike, including regular markets, wonderful sightseeing and a feared Ice Hockey team. An added advantage is that your local ski pass includes a day at each of the resorts of Montgenevre, Alpe D`Huez and Les Deux Alpes. Price €870 Price Includes: - 7 Nights Accommodation - Breakfast and 3 Course Dinner w/Beer or Wine with each Course, each day - Private Airport Transfers from/to Turin Airport - Standard Ski Rental Package - 6 Day Full Valley Lift Pass *A NON-REFUNDABLE deposit of €200 is required to Book your place* Ski School and Rental As usual we will be using the wonderful guys at Ski Connections for Rental and Lessons if required. You will be able to avail of a small discount on all lessons. Your package will include a standard Blue level rental pack including skis, boots, poles and helmet. Should you wish to upgrade your pack you can do so at a small additional cost. Snowboarders will also have a small extra charge for their rental should they want a full rental pack (Board, Bindings, Boots, Helmet). Lessons are NOT included in your package however we can arrange lessons for all levels with Ski Connections. Should you wish to take the 6 Day lessons we will pre book these for you prior to the trip. If you are thinking about taking some Private lessons, these can be book on arrival at the ski school. All lessons should be paid for on arrival at the ski school. Transfers Private Airport Transfers are included in the package to & from Turin Airport with the Alpine Transfer Company. These are door to door transfers so no being dragged around all the hotels in the resort! Please note there will only be one transfer time so please consider this when booking flights. Flights Flights are the NOT included in the package so each individual will need to book their own flights. We will always recommend flights so that the group can travel together. Insurance Each trip member MUST have their own Travel Insurance with activity cover for Winter Sports. Flight Details Carrier: Ryanair 16th March 2019 Dublin-Turin @[masked]rd March 2019 Turin-Dublin @12.05 It would be hugely appreciated if everyone can stick to these payments and dates. All payments to be paid by bank transfer. IBAN: IE17 BOFI[masked] BIC: BOFIIE2D * Please Note your name on all payments* If you have any questions at all or to book please don't hesitate to email me [masked] Hope to see you on the slopes! Best Regards, Dane Galligan

Spanish Rock Climbing Trip & Walk the Famous Caminito Del Rey

This trip is for beginners and experienced climbers alike. It will take you to El Chorro, one of the Top rock climbing destinations in Europe. As well as the amazing climbing, you will also get the opportunity to take a walk on the incredible Caminito Del Rey. This trip has been a huge success and always great fun. We will be staying in our very own stunning Private Villa with Private pool. The villa is situated high on the hill giving amazing panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. You can Check out the trip in full by clicking the following link http://gobeyondadventure.ie/el-chorro-rock-climbing-spain/ Price €699 (excluding flights) Price Includes: - 6 Nights in the groups own Private Villa with Private Pool - All Transport in Spain - All Food, which will be cooked & Prepared by the groups own Private Chef. - All Equipment (except rock climbing shoes) - Climbing with Fully Qualified Instructors - Option of Walking the Caminito Del Rey - OOOOOOODLES of CRAIC!!! PLEASE ONLY RSVP IF YOU ARE SENDING YOUR DEPOSIT IN* A deposit of €100 will be required to book your spot. If you have any questions at all or to book please don't hesitate to contact me on[masked] or email [masked] Best Regards, Dane Galligan Go Beyond Adventure www.gobeyondadventure.ie

Weekend Walking Trip - Kerry & Carrauntoohill

Killarney

€160.00

With lot's of requests over the year, our Kerry trip is baaaack :) We'll stay in Killarney, have some fun, Climb some mountains on the Saturday, Then Dinner and drinks saturday night, Sunday will include Breakfast and an open agenda depending how people are feeling. Options of walks, drives, cycling, relaxing in the town are all available. Price Covers Transport from Dublin, Hostel Accomodation, Continental breakfast each day (Full fry up on the Sunday), Walks on and around Carauntoohill & depending on activities we should be able to squeeze a nice dinner in there too. Please note that this walk is in one of the most difficult & unforgiving terrain in the country so please bring good footwear with ankle support & a set of rain gear with you. Walkers should be comfortable covering 14-15 km over mountainous terrain to cover the routes we have planned. Cost is €150 for Club members and €160 for non members and can be paid via bank transfer to the details below. Refunds will be issued if teh event is cancelled or sufficient time is given to recuperate any costs already incurred such as accomodation. Bank Details: Account Name: Kick Ass BIC: IPBSIE2D IBAN: IE23IPBS[masked]. Any queries, just put them in the comments and we'll happily answer them as best as we can. For those who sign up we will arrange most of the logistics via WhatsApp group

Selvaggio Blue (Wild Blue) Trek, Sardinia

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Join us in 2019 for a true trip of a lifetime as we take you trekking the incredible Selvaggio Blu. Along the rugged east coast of the stunning island of Sardinia lies a trek described as the most beautiful and challenging walk in Europe with its beauty said to be unequalled. Traversing through the magnificent Baunei Territory, The Selvaggio Blu is sure to be an Adventure of a lifetime. This multi-day trek will have you walking through unique creeks, along cliff tops, across rivers and delving into the Mediterranean Bush. You will cross ancient mule paths, through huge limestone Arches and centuru old Oak Woods, all the while surrounded by breath-taking panoramas. Some of these labyrinthine paths end abruptly at the edge of impressive sea cliffs or deep gorges, making it necessary to Abseil, Climb or use Via Ferrata, all of which add to this wonderful adventure. The trek will be led by two local guides who have incredible knowledge, history and experience in the local area and of course on The Selvaggio Blu itself. The group will also have a logistics support crew who will transport the group’s larger bags, sleeping kit, food and water along the way to each Bivouac point. Each group will also be accompanied by our own Irish guide. Throughout the trek you will be spending unforgettable nights under the stars, on incredible remote beaches and in wonderful, unique and ancient Shepherd-Folds. You will be living a truly fascinating adventure on the most isolated Mediterranean coastline. For full trip details and to learn more about the Selvaggio Blu please click the following link http://gobeyondadventure.ie/selvaggio-blu-trek-sardinia/. Price & Package Price: €[masked] pp (excluding flights-approx. €170) Includes: - Airport Transfers - 2 Nights Hotel Stay in Santa Maria Navaresse - 5 Night/6 Day Fully Guided Selvaggio Blu Trek - All Meals throughout your trip including your Hotel Stay - Logistics Support Team (Transferring Larger Bags, Camping Equipment etc.. throughout trek) - Bottled Water - Equipment for Via Ferrata & Abseiling - Tents - Training Day for Abseiling prior to Departure - Training Day/Meet the Group Hike Prior to Departure If you have any queries at all or would like to book your place please email [masked].

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