Affiliated to Ulster Federation of Rambling Clubs.
•Sunday Walks are held every three weeks throughout the year. ‘A’ walks are longer and harder. ’B’ walks are somewhat easier and more relaxed.•The club has a long walking weekend in spring (early May). Previous sorties have included trips to Scotland, Wales, The Lake District, Co. Kerry and the Isle of Arran. •In autumn (October) ,we have another walking weekend. In the past we have been to Achill, Westport, Donegal ,Wicklow and Galloway. •Mid-week (Thursday) walks are held every two weeks. These are usually easier, although no shorter, with an emphasis on enjoying the landscape.•Occasional trips abroad are organised independently from within the Club. •We organise our own training sessions.2018
All new club members and visitors will be expected to do at least one ‘B’ walk to allow their walking abilities to be assessed OR provide evidence of having recent ‘A’ walk experience before they will be permitted to join a club ‘A’ walk.
Full members £ 20,Thursday walkers £10. Prospective new members - £2 for Thursdays and £5 for Sundays-taken off subscription on subsequent joining.
SUNDAYS.Date27th MayVenue Mournes-Three Peaks Challenge Carricklittle-NewcastleWalk M. Pt. CarricklittleWalk Leaders: A. George Hamill B.Lorraine GilmourDetails . See below
• Good to see Michael Gilmour representing MUWC in the wider walking world on UFRC ExecutiveFor those seeking to renew club membership and/or those wishing to join, please forward a cheque by post to the Club Treasurer:RobinLeslie12 Killycomaine ClosePortadown,BT635JPAll cheques to be addressed to 'MUWC' . For queries please contact Robin by e-mail Membership form available on web-site (0)78 7264 9921FSL Ltd - Sandholes Road, Cookstown, Co. Tyrone, BT80 9AR
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Please note: Club membership Fees are due from 1st of November each year Anyone on a walk who has not paid membership or £5 visitors fee is not covered by insurance. Members Insurance is not valid until fees are paid. You can download a membership form using the link below.
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Buses & Walks info from Sean Cunningham
Hi everyone, The next club walk is "Three Peaks Challenge" in the Mournes , Sunday 27th May. There will be A and B walks led by George Hamill and Lorraine and Michael Gilmour. The following was sent in by George...The ’A’ walk is ‘The Three Peaks Challenge’ taking in the summit tops of the three highest mountains in N. Ireland- Slieve Donard, Slieve Commadagh and Slieve Binnian. We will start at Carricklittle car park on Head Road and follow the Mourne wall to both north and south summits of Slieve Binnian. We will then drop down into the valley at Blue Lough and trek up through the valley unto Brandy Pad, and ascend to the summit of Slieve Commadagh through The Castles. We will then follow the Mourne wall to the summit of Slieve Donard before following Glen River to Donard car park, The walk is approx. 12 miles and is quite steep in places especially through ‘The Castles’This is a long "A" walk and will take approx 7 hours to complete.Information on B walk will follow shortly.If you are up for the challenge, especially if you weren't on the Spring Trip, we will be more than happy to see you there.A bus will leave from the usual points at earlier than usual times as detailed below:-ASDA Cookstown 7.30STH Dungannon 7.45Stangmore Rbt 7.55Portadown 8.15 To book a seat on the bus, please reply to this email by Friday evening at the latest-see E-mail address above