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Published on September 22nd, 2017 | by BoyleToday.com

Curlew Walking Festival in Boyle

Curlew Walkers will hold an open walking weekend on saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th September.

Meet on the Crescent in Boyle at 10am on both days.

Saturday walks programme.

Level C. Castlebaldwin to Balinafad. Route will follow the historical trail over the Bricklieve Mts, length 12km with 200m climb, time 3 to 4 hours.

Level A. Castlebaldwin to Boyle. Route will follow the historical trail over the Bricklieve and Curlew Mts, length 18km with 400m climb. Water proof boots needed for the Curlews, time 6 hours approx.

Sunday walks programme.

Level C. Arigna Mining Experience to Keadue. This route will follow a steady climb up the slopes of Kilronan Mountain, yielding a fine view of Lough Allen.The route takes us past the Mining Experience and continues towards the top of Kilronan Mountain, then sweeping downwards into Keadue. Length 7 km with 200 m climb, 3 to 3.5 hours.

Level A.  Arigna Mining Experience to Lough Key. This route will follow a steady climb up the slopes of Kilronan Mountain, yielding a fine view of Lough Allen.The route takes us past the Mining Experience and continues towards the top of Kilronan Mountain, then sweeping downwards into Keadue.The route will then follow the historical trail past Lough Meelagh on to the Bogside Inn and then on to Crossna. From Crossna we continue on the Historical trail to Lough Key. Length 20km with 260 m climb, time 6 hours approx.

For further information Contact Philip James 086 3353000 or Tom Browne 087 2379632

For reasons of safety and personal comfort, all members and guests walking with the club must have the following basic items of equipment: Strong waterproof boots, waterproof clothing and a walking stick, woollen hat and gloves, adequate food and liquids, a whistle and a rucksack for all items.

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