Tipperary Winter Solstice Walk

Tipperary Winter Solstice Walk

On Friday December 21st 2018 experience the magic of the Winter Solstice with a guided walk to the Knockshanahullion peak in the Knockmealdown mountains. The peak is topped by a large Bronze Age burial mound with fabulous views of the entire valley between the Galtee mountains and the Knockmealdowns.

Check in at St.Pauls Community Centre, Clogheen 6.45am -7am. Transport will be arranged to bring walkers to walk start point. The terrain is stony paths and open mountain with a gradual climb to the top requiring moderate fitness. Duration of walk to peak 60-75 minutes. Sunrise time is 8.39am.

Following the descent back down, transport will return walkers to St Paul’s Community Centre for some breakfast refreshments.

Walking boots essential with good grip and ankle support, hi viz and head/hand torch also required. Wear appropiate clothing as the wind will pick up as the peak is reached.

Price for the event is €10.

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