HOPE Mountain Challenge

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Join us on Saturday 14th October for the Week of HOPE Mountain Challenge in the Blackstairs Mountain Range, and raise vital funds to help support HOPE’s projects in Kolkata.

  • Mount Leinster is a 794-metre-high (2,605 ft) and is the highest in the Blackstairs Mountain Range straddling Carlow and Wexford
  • This is 13.5km Hike up Mount Leinster across the saddle to Blackrock Mountain and back
  • Participants must have a moderate level of fitness
  • Walking boots, wind and waterproof clothing are essential (gear list will be emailed prior to the event)
  • All participants will receive a (free) HOPE T-shirt and chocolate bar
  • This Hike begins at The Nine Stones (see map) and there is plenty of carparking space available
  • Sign In: 9:30am & start time: 10am
  • Duration: 4 to 6 hours (dependent on weather & stops)

Please be aware that there are very limited car spaces at Galtymore Carpark. Please arrange a drop off or carpool where possible, parking cannot be guaranteed.

Dependent on numbers and availability HOPE may provide a bus from Mitchelstown to the starting point at an additional cost – ranging from €10 – €15. If you would like to avail of this, please tick the box on your registration form.

To secure your place on this challenge simply complete the registration form below and pay the €50 registration fee. 100% of your fee will go towards supporting our work in Kolkata.

Event Registration is now closed. Thanks to everyone that signed up!


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