WALK CHECK IN DEPARTURE
Easter Saturday 8th April
Easter Saturday Long Walk: West Glenade Escarpment taking in Truskmore
This is a challenging walk, fast pace and a high level of fitness is required. It is one of the finest hill walks in the North West. The walk starts in Largy at the North end of Glenade Lake up a very steep track to 350 meters (1,148 feet). It then turns North West along the top of the Glenade Escarpment. When Hagg’s Leap comes into view, the walk turns inland directly West for 2 kms to the summit of Truskmore (647 meters – 2122 feet). There is a scramble across scree and rocks to reach the RTE Television and Radio Mast. The walk then turns directly North for 2 km in the direction of Tievebaun. There follows a steep descent along a narrow path to Glenade Valley floor and an easy 1km walk back to the car park.
Duration: 4 hours to 4.5 hours approx. Distance: 15km approx.
Easter Saturday Medium Walk: West Glenade Escarpment.
This is one of the finest hill walks in the North West. The walk starts in Largy at the North end of Glenade Lake up a very steep track to 350 meters (1,148 feet). It then turns North West along the top of the Glenade Escarpment. It reaches Haggs Leap after 4 km. Haggs Leap is Irelands tallest inland stack. Walkers will enjoy spectacular views of Glenade Valley and Donegal Bay. On a clear day you will see Slieve League in County Donegal. The walk continues on for a further 3 km to the East side of Tievebaun (the White Side). There follows a steep descent along a narrow path to Glenade Valley floor and an easy 1km walk out to the car park.
Duration: 3.6 hours to 4 hours approx. Distance: 11km approx.
Easter Sunday 9th April
|The Leitrim Way|
Medium Walk: East End of the Leitrim Way. Note: No Long walk.
After registering for the walk in Osta Café, Manorhamilton, walkers will drive to Manorhamilton Mart and park there. The walk starts at Manorhamilton Mart and will follow a narrow country road to the top of Tullyskeherny. Here there are fine views of the three main North Leitrim Glens, Glencar, Glenade and Glenfarne. It will pass Tullyskeherny megalithic tombs and Tullyskeherny Ringfort over to Larkfield Ringfort. Then circle back to the Leitrim Way again and follow a forestry road back to Tullyskeherny and the start of the walk.
Duration: 3.5 – 4 hours approx. Distance: 8km apporx.
Strictly no dogs allowed
Conditions for Participation in Walks
DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
By registering for our walks, all participants for themselves, their executors, administrators and assigns hereby release disclaim and discharge the organisers of the above walk (including the Guides) and also the landowners or occupiers over whose land the walk traverses from all liability in respect of personal injury occurring to myself, howsoever caused, and all loss and damage to my property caused before during or 24 hours after the walk. I acknowledge that walking is an activity in which the risk of serious injury is ever present. Each individual must take responsibility for his/her own decisions and actions and be prepared to use her/his own judgement should things go wrong. I declare that I am fit and that I do not suffer from any disability, which would make it dangerous for me to participate