Millstreet Walking Festival 2012 Brochure

Hi Hillwalkers & lovers of the great outdoors! Just to let you know that the Millstreet (Spring) Hillwalking Festival will soon be upon us. Take this as a reminder to book April 14th & 15th (this weekend) for a little time out for yourself! Please see above our Festival Brochure which includes walks for all levels. Looking forward to seeing you then. from Millstreet Hillwalking Committee. [click the images above to see at full size]

Text of the above brochure

MILLSTREET WALKING FESTIVAL
14TH & 15TH APRIL 2012
CONTACT 086 – 380 94 24

SATURDAY 14TH APRIL

Planned ‘A’ Walk (strenuous)
The Commeenatrush Loop
Starting from the trailhead in Millstreet via
Clara Mountain and taking in Gneeves to
enjoy the view point overlooking
Commeenatrush Lake. Please note this walk is
for experienced walkers only.
Start Time: 09:00am
Duration: 5 to 6 hours
Registration: Wallis Arms Hotel

Planned ‘B’ Walk (moderate)
The Clydagh Traverse
Starting from Garrane Bridge, Caherdowney,
climbing to traverse the Clydagh Valley to
arrive at the top of Ballagh and follow the
footsteps of O’Sullivan Beara back to Millstreet
via the Claragh Loop.
Start Time: 10:00am
Duration: 4 to 5 hours
Registration: Wallis Arms Hotel

Planned ‘C’ Walk (easy)
Claragh Loop Walk
Starting from the Trailhead in Millstreet
ascending to the summit of Claragh Mountain
to enjoy the views of the magnificent
Blackwater Valley to the north and the peaks of
Derrynasaggart to the south, and returning on
the Claragh Loop to Millstreet.
Start Time: 11:00am
Duration: 3 to 4 hours
Registration: Wallis Arms Hotel

All walkers to return to hotel for
de-registration and refreshments.
From 3pm – 5pm – “Ceol agus Craic”

 

SUNDAY 15TH APRIL
Planned ‘A’ Walk (strenuous)
The Boggeragh Mountain Walk
Starting from the foothills of the Eagles Nest
follow the Duhallow Way through the heart of
the Boggeragh Mountains arriving at the
summit of Mushera More and descending to
the hospitality of the Millstreet Country Park.
Start Time: 09:00am
Duration: 5 to 6 hours
Registration: Millstreet Country Park

Planned ‘B’ Walk (moderate)
Musheramore Loop
Commencing from the reception in Millstreet
Country Park following to the source of the
Aubane River & ascending to the peak of
Musheramore, and returning via the Duhallow
Way.
Start Time: 10:00am
Duration: 3 to 4 hours
Registration: Millstreet Country Park

Planned ‘C’ Walk (easy)
Country Park Loop
Commencing from the reception in Millstreet
Country Park, ascending to the source of the
Aubane River and the Medieval Hut site.
Traversing across to the Mushera Moor Trail,
and returning via the Mushera Ravine Circuit
and the Carraig Leabra Trail.
Start Time: 12:00pm
Duration: 2 to 2.5 hours
Registration: Millstreet Country Park

All walkers to return to country park for
de-registration and refreshments.
From 3pm – 5pm – “Ceol agus Craic”

ALL WALKS €10.00 PER PERSON OR €15.00 PER FAMILY PAYABLE ON REGISTRATION EACH MORNING.

In association with Millstreet Tidy Town and Tourism Association

 

3 thoughts on “Millstreet Walking Festival 2012 Brochure”

  1. A very big thank you to all involved in the hill walking festival of millstreet. Myself and my daughter, Helen and Aisling White took part on saturday and I helen white took part on sunday. What a fantastic 2 days. We will definately be back next year. We did the clara loop on saturday and the country park walk on sunday. Thank you so much, we loved it and the weather was fantastic

  2. Great event, well organised and very enjoyable. Thanks to leader on “B” walk Clydagh Traverse, well done and looking forward to next outing. From D. Ky

  3. Well done to everyone involved in organising the Walking Festival last weekend. In particular to Gordon and Denis on the Mushera ascent.It took me a couple of days to recover but well worth it. May the event go from strength to strength. Looking forward to September!

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