Members Next Walk

5th   December 2021.

Holly Walk.

Meeting Point for those from the West;  Annascaul at 09:45

Meeting Point for those from the East;   Fitzgerald’s bar Camp at 09:45

Starting and finishing Point;     Glanagealt old railway station.

Starting time   10:00

Length;     4.2  miles,  6.8 KM.

Maximum elevation;  950 ft,  290  M.

Time;     3 hours 20 minutes.

Grade;     Easy for “A”  walkers.  Moderate for “B”  walkers.

Terrain;    Surfaced road, minor country lane, open boggy mountainside.

Our meeting point for those from the East –  Tralee etc is Fitzgerald’s bar Camp at 09;45

Our meeting point for those from the West – Annascaul Dingle etc is Annascaul at 09:45

We will pool cars at these respective meeting points as there is limited parking space at Gleanagalt railway station.

Our annual Holly walk is a short circular walk beginning at the old railway station Glenagealt and following a narrow country lane down to the famous well below which is believed to have medicinal properties.   Then we will walk to Brigid O’Connor’s sheep farm where there is abundant holly available.  Having gathered our holly we walk steeply uphill through Brigid’s land to Glenagalt mountain and continue along the ridge before looping East to our cars at the finishj.

We will then proceed to Fitzgerald’s bar where refreshments are available.

 

 

 

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MOUNTAINEERING IRELAND PARTICIPATION STATEMENT.

Mountaineering Ireland recognises that hill walking, climbing and rambling are activities with a danger of personal injury or death.

Participents in these activities ahould be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for their actions and involvement.

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