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4 PEAKS CHALLENGE 2024


CHALLENGE OVERVIEW

This summer in June and July come climb the highest peak in each of the four provinces of Ireland! First in the series is Lugnaquilla at 925m in Co. Wicklow in the province of Leinster. We meet again to climb Carrauntoohil at 1039m in Co. Kerry the highest peak in Munster and Ireland. Next in the series is Mweelrea at 814m in Co.Mayo, Connacht and we will finish our challenge by climbing Slieve Donard at 849m in Co. Down in Ulster.

WALKING ROUTE

Each route will offer a flavor of adventure and excitement. From sweeping mountain vistas, steep terrain and wild mountain summits! All routes will be subject to the weather. Our planned routes are listed below, however, we have a backup option for each route encase of challenging weather.

  • Lugnaquilla via Arts Lough, Cloghernagh, Lugnaquallia summit and the Fraughan Rock Glen.
  • Carrauntoohil from the Hydro Road: The Coomloughra Horseshoe taking in Ireland's only 3 x 1000m+ high peaks!!!
  • Mweelrea via the Ramp - Steep and stunning up through the glacial corrie of Lugmore!
  • Slieve Donard from Donard Forest with optional ascent of Slieve Commedagh for good measure!

WALKING DATES

  • June: Lugnaquilla - Saturday 01/06/2024 & Carrauntoohil - Saturday 22/06/2024.
  • July: Mweelrea - Saturday 20/07/2024 & Slieve Donard - Saturday 27/07/2024.

Price: €199, price includes:

  • Pre-event online brief (TBC 27/05/24 8pm)
  • 4 Peaks A4 Poster
  • Certificate of Completion

Book Online Today!

SINGLE DATE OPTIONS

Don't have the time to climb all 4 peaks? Maybe you have climbed some of them before and you wish to climb your remaining unclimbed 4 peak summit? We have you covered! For those wishing to complete their collection of the 4 peaks you can book on to the individual dates, so long as there is space. The price for those are as follows: Lugnaquilla - Saturday 01/06/2024 €45pp. Carrauntoohil - Saturday 22/06/2024 €55pp. Mweelrea - Saturday 20/07/2024 €55pp. Slieve Donard - Saturday 27/07/2024 €45pp. To book a single date please follow the above Book Online Today button and select the date or dates you wish to book!

WALK INFORMATION

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

  • Professional and qualified Mountain Leader.
  • First aid trained and certified leader to REC 3/ Wilderness First Aid 3 standard.
  • Fully insured activity and staff.
  • Information and insights into the upload flora and fauna.
  • Insights into local history and geology.
  • Fun, engaging and informative Mountain Leader.

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED?

  • Personal equipment as listed in the "required equipment" list.
  • Food and refreshments.
  • Transport.
  • Car parking fees.
  • Accommodation.
  • Personal accident insurance.

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT

  • Hiking boots - It can be wet and boggy with off trail sections and open mountainside.
  • Clothing suitable for hiking/sport - Avoid cotton/ jeans etc.
  • Raingear - Waterproof jacket and leggings.
  • Water & Nutrition/Food/Snacks.
  • Extra layers such as a fleece jumper.
  • Hat & gloves.
  • SPF - even if it’s not sunny.
  • Bug spray - There can be midge and ticks from spring to autumn.
  • Any medications you may need.
  • Small rucksack to hold the above items.
  • Spare clothing such as socks/tops/bottoms/shoes for after the hike - you don’t need to carry these, leave them in the car for your return.
  • Walking sticks if you normally use them.

MEETING POINT

See google maps below. Click "View on Google Maps" to get driving directions on your phone.

LUGNAQUILLA - HOW TO GET THERE

CARRAUNTOOHIL - HOW TO GET THERE

MWEELREA - HOW TO GET THERE

SLIEVE DONARD - HOW TO GET THERE

HAVE QUESTIONS

If you would like to learn more or have any questions, we would be delighted to help you.