Sun June 18th ’17

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This walk is along the Co. Clare coast from Liscannor to Doolin via Cliffs of Moher and is approx. 12 km. Taking this direction northwards there are no major ascents but there are many flagstone steps particularly near the visitors centre.  Ramblers are travelling by bus and there will be time for food / drinks in Doolin after our walk.

Graves of Leinstermen, Mt Arra

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This moderate walk starts near the lake shore north of Killaloe / Ballina and will take approx. 4 hours to reach the Graves of the Leinstermen on Mt Arra.  Views should be wonderful. Carrie is our Leader for this walk. Meet at Gort Rd at 09.30

Mayo 9th & 10th Sept 2017

Plans are in place for a Ramblers weekend walking in Mayo in Sept ’17. Lough Lannagh village in Castlebar in the location for the overnight accommodation. Ramblers should text Teresa Moore before Sun 26th March if intending to avail of the accommodation. Details of the walking routes will be finalized later.

Derrygill, Woodford. 12th March

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An 8km walk for the Ramblers on Sun March 12th at Derrygill, Woodford. This will take approximately 2.5 hours if you don’t stop to find your Millennium tree (remember the tree you got from the State to celebrate year 2000). This walk is mostly forest track. Meet as usual in carpark at Gort Rd at 09.30 and meet leader Regine at Woodford church. Ramblers may wish to visit Walsh’s bar / restaurant afterwards.

 

Scalp in Sliabh Aughtys. Sun Feb 26th

A 4 hour local route in the Sliabh Aughtys for the Ramblers on Sun 26th. This is mainly forest tracks and minor roads with some short inclines. 20 Ramblers were out on our last walk in Ruan. This number could be surpassed for this popular Scalp trek. Forecast is for some rain so come prepared. Meet Leader Ann at Gort Rd carpark at 09.30

Tues 10th Jan 2017

 

IMG_1349The GLR’s have introduced some midweek walks on a trial basis to see if there is an interest from club members for this expansion to  our usual schedule. Tues 10th Jan and the Ramblers are on Mullaghmore in Co. Clare. This route takes approx. 4 hours over some rocky terrain and we meet at 09.30 in Gort Rd carpark in Loughrea.  Ann Fahy is the leader.

 

Happy 2017

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Wishing all our Ramblers and all their families and friends a very happy, peaceful and active New Year.

Carrabane / Dunsandle 18th Dec 16

A beautiful morning as 27 Ramblers took part in our annual pre-Christmas walk for 2.5 hrs in Carrabane. Later our largest ever group of Ramblers (37) came together for a most enjoyable Christmas lunch in the Meadow Court

 

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Ramblers Christmas Lunch

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Looking forward to another year of good walks and great company with the Grey Lake Ramblers. We now have 45 members registered with the club and with Mountaineering Ireland for 2017.   Teresa Moore is taking bookings for our annual Christmas lunch – this year in the Meadow Court on Sunday Dec 18th at 2pm.  Please contact Teresa asap.

Ailwee Mtn Burren

Some of the wonderful views from Ailwee Mtn on our Walk on 23rd Oct and finding the site of an old flax mill.img_2687img_2686img_2679img_2680