Enjoy any of our SATURDAY 29th April 2017 walks with a one day ticket.
Walk One - Category A - 12 Bens
A great day’s walking in prospect, our walk will take in 3 of the 12 Ben’s and will include the highest peak in the range Binn Bhán at 729m
The walk begins in Gleninagh and winds its way up the valley to the col at Maumina before ascending the scree slopes to Binn Bhán.
From there the walk proceeds through Binn Fhaoigh and onwards to Binn Bhreac before our final descent to the farm at Kylemore.
Distance: c. 14km.
Duration: c. 6-7 hours.
Ascent: c. 1050m
Walk Two - Category B - Derryclare Horseshoe
Beginning in the Inagh Valley our walks starts on a track through the woods before we start our descent of Binn Derryclare. From the summit
at 673m the views over South Connemara are a sight to behold. We then turn North West to the peak at Bencorr at 711m.
We descend the long ridge from Bencorr to the valley floor and make our way back into the woods and return to our waiting transport.
Distance: c. 13km.
Duration: c. 5+ hours.
Ascent: c. 820m
Grade: Moderate / Hard
Walk Three - Category C - Killary Harbour Famine Track
Beginning in Rosroe this 7k walk along the famine road that was built by the starving Irish peasants during the Great Famine of 1845 – 1849.
The walk passes through the now deserted village of Foher where the ruins of several houses can be seen.
Distance: c. 8km.
Duration: c. 3 hours.
Ascent: c. 50m
Grade: Easy – suitable for all. The track can be wet and boggy in places.
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