Millstreet Walking Festival 2013 – Brochure

2013-03 Millstreet Walking Festival - brochure front page

Millstreet Development Group have published the brochure for the forthcoming Walking Festival in April. Just click on the photo of the front page (left) or the link below to see the brochure:
2013 Millstreet Walking Festival – Brochure

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Below is the text of the brochure for those that are unable to see it in it’s full form

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SATURDAY 20TH APRIL

PLANNED A WALK (STRENUOUS)
THE SHRONE, CLYDAGH TO MILLSTREET WALK.
STARTING FROM THE BASE OF SHRONE LAKE IN THE SHADOW OF THE PAPS 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. PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A LINEAR WALK FOR EXPERIENCED WALKERS ONLY.
START TIME: 09:00AM DURATION: 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.
START TIME: 10:00AM DURATION: 3 TO 4 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.
START TIME: 12:00PM DURATION: 3 HOURS
REGISTRATION: WALLIS ARMS HOTEL

ALL WALKERS TO RETURN TO HOTEL FOR DEREGISTRATION AND REFRESHMENTS.

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SUNDAY 21st 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 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 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 HOURS
REGISTRATION: MILLSTREET COUNTRY PARK

ALL WALKERS TO RETURN TO MILLSTREET COUNTRY PARK FOR DEREGISTRATION AND REFRESHMENTS.

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GUIDELINES FOR WALKERS
• EXPERIENCED GUIDES WILL ACCOMPANY ALL WALKS. THE DECISION AND AUTHORITY OF THE LEADERS IS FINAL AND AT ALL TIMES TO BE ACCEPTED BY THE PARTICIPANT.
• CHOOSE THE WALK MOST SUITED TO YOUR LEVEL OF FITNESS, IF IN DOUBT PLEASE CONSULT YOUR WALK LEADER.
• PLEASE ADHERE TO THE LEAVE NO TRACE CODE OF OUTDOOR ETHICS. DECIDING WHICH WALK IS FOR YOU.
A WALK = VERY EXPERIENCED WALKERS
B WALK = REGULAR FIT WALKER
C WALK = CASUAL WALKER

CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT
• A WALKS ARE ON OPEN HIGH ROUGH COUNTRY. HIKING BOOTS ARE ESSENTIAL.
• WATERPROOFS TRACKSUIT – NO JEANS; RAINCOAT AND CHANGE OF CLOTHS FOR AFTER WALK.
• PACKED LUNCH & DRINKS FOR WALK NECESSARY.
• B & C WALKS IS ON WIND FARM ROAD AND ROUGH FOREST TRACKS, STRONG COMFORTABLE FOOTWEAR, TRACKSUIT – NO JEANS.
• CHILDREN ARE WELCOME ONCE ACCOMPANIED BY ADULT BUT WALKS ARE NOT SUITABLE FOR BUGGIES.
• TRANSPORT WILL BE PROVIDED TO START POINTS WHERE NECESSARY. NO DOGS ALLOWED.
• ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST COMPLETE AND SIGN A REGISTRATION FORM PRIOR TO ALL WALKS AND SIGN OUT AFTERWARDS.
• ALL MINORS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT OR GUARDIAN AT ALL TIMES.
• THE ORGANISERS MAINTAIN THE RIGHT TO CHANGE THE ROUTE WHEN DEEMED NECESSARY.
• WALK LEADERS MAINTAIN THE RIGHT TO REFUSE PARTICIPATION DUE TO UNSUITABLE CLOTHING, FOOTWEAR OR LACK OF EXPERIENCE.

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ALL WALKS €10.00 PER PERSON OR €15.00 PER FAMILY
PAYABLE ON REGISTRATION EACH MORNING.
MILLSTREET WALKING FESTIVAL 20TH & 21st APRIL 2013
In association with Millstreet Tidy Town and Tourism Association

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