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Registered Walking Groups in Mayo

List of Registered Walking Clubs In Mayo

In Mayo they are a total of 4 Walking Clubs registered with the Mountaineering Council of Ireland.  Details of which are listed hereunder:

North West Mayo Hillwalkers

Kathleen Walshe,
Quay House,
Newport,
Co. Mayo.   
Phone: 087 6411159
Email: tkwalshe@gmail.com

The club has a bank of easy, moderate & strenuous walks. Outings every Sunday. Meeting point usually at shop or pub at the start of the walk. Open to over 18s with MCI or own insurance.


Ox Mountain Ramblers

Janet Moffat,
Station Road,
Ballina,
Co. Mayo
Phone: 096 21984
Email: jmoffat@eircom.net

Founded 1999. Meets most Sundays from September to June. Within 20 miles of Ballina. Walks c.8 miles mostly. Some hill walks, with longer outings in the summer, and weekends away. Ages 25-55. MCI members welcome.


Westport Hillwalking and Mountaineering Club

Open to over-18’s only, Westport Hillwalkers organise walks every Sunday, following pre-planned Schedules; 3 levels - Low, Intermediate and High.
We welcome new members and MI visitors of all levels.
Prospective members are invited to partake in two walks before joining up.


Wendy Palmer (Secretary)
75 An Currach,
Castlebar,
Co. Mayo
Tel: 087 330 0659

email: Westporthillwalkers@gmail.com


Galway Mayo Institute of Technology Mountaineering Club

Susan Callinan
GMIT MC,
c/o Students' Union Office
Castlebar Campus
Westport Road,
Castlebar
Phone: 086 866 2583
Email: lightwarrior@priest.com

Fortnightly members' meetings. Organised walks in Connemara, Kerry. Annual trip to Scotland. Weekends climbing in Burren / Mournes (3 per year. Fortnightly trips to Rockwall in Galway.


If you would like to find out more information about registering with the Mountaineering Council of Ireland, log onto their website atwww.mountaineeringclub.ie/ (external link).