Welcome to the Galtee Walking Club
Hello and failte to the Galtee Walking Club, Cnocadóiri na Gaibhlte,
based in and around Tipperary in Ireland.
club has been in existence since 2003 and was founded by a core group
of hill walking enthusiasts from around the foothills of the Galtee
mountains and the Glen of
Aherlow in South Tipperary. Since then, it has grown and diversified
and now has a membership drawn from a wide area. We offer a number of
different graded walks on a regular
weekly basis throughout the year which are available to new members or
to those wishing to join us for an introductory hike.
New Members Welcome
This is the best time of year to join a walking club because membership
taken out now will last until October 31st 2023. The Galtee Walking
Club would be delighted to welcome new members and you don't need to be
extremely fit to take part. Most people should be well able to do the 2
hour C walks and you could try the longer walks as your fitness
improves. Details of how to join are on the New Members page
Club Leadership Training from Mountaineering Ireland
Mountaineering Ireland are offering club leadership training with a
qualified instructor for free this autumn. The purpose of the training
is to provide informal training for club leaders tailored to the club’s
needs with a focus on building members confidence to lead and encourage
more leaders within clubs.
The date allocated to the Galtee Walking Club is
Sunday 16th October, starting at 0930 hrs and concluding by 1600 hrs.
The location is Rathgormack, Co. Waterford.
plan will be to first spend an hour or so having a
about leading walks in a club setting, including group management and
dealing with an emergency. Afterwards, head out on to the hill for some
practical navigation, re-capping the key elements of the Mountain
Each participant will need the East West Map of the Comeraghs and a
The maximum group size is 8 and there are still some places available
Galtee Walking Club members who would like to take part.
If you are interested, please contact Tom Lyons on 086 3954924 as soon
On Sunday next, October 2nd, Tom Lyons has an A walk on the Galtees,
meeting at Galty Castle car park at 9am. Distance - 18km. Height
gain - 1134m. See map
Bernie English's C walk is on forest tracks in Cahir Woods,
in the Mountain Road car park, Cahir at 11am.
Sunday September 25, 2022
Sunday September 18, 2022
Sunday September 4, 2022
Wednesday August 31, 2022
Saturday August 27, 2022
Wednesday August 24, 2022
Sunday August 21, 2022