Tuesday 14 June 2016

Comeragh Crossing

Comeragh Crossing & Challenge
Saturday 2nd July 2016
Killgobinet Sports Centre.  Bohadoon     Dungarvan    Co. Waterford

Map Reference. S 237 / 005.         GPS  N 52° 9' 22·9.             W 7° 39' 15·4.

Challenge bus leaves at             07:00                           Registration from 06:30
Crossing bus leaves at             07:30                           Registration from 07:00
Nire bus leaves at                       10:00                           Registration from 09:30
Kilbrien Bus leaves at                13:00                           Registration from 12:30
Allow time to sign in (30 mins)
€25 Entry Fee.      €20 Kilbrien entry fee.
Print a registration form to save time at start. Available at
Dungarvan Hillwalking Club is delighted to host this annual event, with four different levels of walking, as follows:
Comeragh Challenge (45km),                      Comeragh Crossing (35km),                   
    Nire Valley Walk (22km)                                    Kilbrien Walk (10km)   
                                  . All starting and finishing at Killgobinet Sports Centre Bohadoon, Dungarvan, County Waterford.    All four walks take participants to the top of Cruachán with its beautiful views of Dungarvan and the bay. The area of the walk is on O.S.I sheet 75.             By participating, you are making a contribution to the West Waterford Hospice.

Walk 1. Comeragh Challenge.         Bus Leaves at 07:00             Registration from 06:30
 Clonmel to Killgobinet Sports Centre Bohadoon.
This self navigated walk is 45kms, has an ascent 2,000m (approx) and is aimed at the very experienced and fit walker with navigation skills. It takes walkers via Lachtnafrankee and Knockanaffrin ridge to the Nire Valley, then via the Gap, Carrignagour, BoolaCairn to Coumfea, Seefin, Farbreaga and Cruacháun.
Walk 2. Comeragh Crossing.    Bus Leaves at 07:30             Registration from 07:00
Clonmel to Killgobinet Sports Centre Bohadoon.
This walk is 35kms and takes 8 – 10 hours to complete via Long hill, Punch bowl and the slopes of Knockanaffrin to the Nire valley, then Coumfea, Seefin, Treenearla commons, Mauma road and Cruachan. Mainly on mountain terrain with 1,250 ascent (approx). Club marshals and sweepers will be on the route.
Walk 3. The Nire valley walk.           Bus Leaves at 10:00             Registration from 09:30
The Nire Valley car park to Killgobinet Sports Centre Bohadoon.
This walk is 22kms long and has an ascent of 900m (approx), it takes 5 – 6 hours to complete. Club marshals and sweepers will be on the route.
Walk 4. The Kilbrien walk.               Bus leaves at 13:00               Registration from 12:30
Kilbrien upper to Killgobinet Sports Centre Bohadoon
This walk is 10 kms and has an ascent of 350m (approx) and it takes about 3 hours to complete. Club marshals and sweepers will be on the route.
Supported by 

Flahavans      Glanbia      McGraths News agents      Country Store      

Willie Kiely     Twomeys Eurospar      Civil Defence     Pat Moloney

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