Maamturks Challenge 2019

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Contact Information


NUI Galway Mountaineering Club

Sports unit, Kingfisher, University Road



H91 X53V


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Data Protection Contact

Fionn Delahunty

Tuar Basti

Lacklea Barna


Co. Galway



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Event Terms & Conditions


I confirm that I am free of any illnesses or physical defects which would endanger my life during the walk or cause undue inconvenience to the walk organisers or to other walk participants. Given that I understand the strenuous nature of the Maamturks Challenge, I hereby undertake to accept full responsibility for any injury caused to me or to my property. I also confirm that I am competent at navigation to complete the Challenge I also confirm to abide by the walk rules

Full Terms & Conditions

  • Participants shall present themselves at the start between 06:00 and 07:00 hours.
  • Each participant will be required to have warm, windproof and waterproof clothing, strong boots, a map (or maps) of the route, a compass and sufficient food (including emergency food such as glucose & chocolate) and water.
  • Each participant will be required to have their own map and compass and/or GPS. All participants, irrespective of whether they are a part of a group, are required to have their own maps and compass and or GPS and must be proficient navigating in whitewash.
  • Professional guiding of any type is not allowed on the event. All participants must be self-sufficient and be able to handle any Irish mountain weather conditions.
  • The Walk Stewards reserve the right to refuse entry and shall not be obliged to give a reason for such refusal.
  • Participants MUST follow the designated course and may only leave the walk at a checkpoint after informing a Walk Steward of their intention to do so.
  • Participants MUST obey the directions of stewards at all times. Failure to do so will result in disqualification from the walk.
  • Persons participating in the Challenge do so at their own risk. The organisers shall not be responsible for any injury or damage to persons or property, no matter how caused.
  • In the event of an accident, participants and stewards shall come under the direction of the Rescue Co­ordinator.
  • There are no dogs (or animals of any kind) permitted on the walk route.
  • All participants must be aged 16 or over and all participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 or over.
  • Under no circumstances should walk participants interfere in any way with any of the local farm animals.
  • Participants should direct all correspondence to the provided email address for the event –

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