Hike Details – Saturday 27th February

Happiness is hiking with friends

Hi all,

As discussed at last night’s meeting, we will be meeting at the Den at 9:45 am on Saturday morning. We will be heading up to Carlingford and climbing Louth’s highest mountain Slieve Foye (588 metres).

The weather forecast is no rain, but chilly so make sure to have plenty of layers, hats and gloves. You can view the forecast here

We should be back at 4:30pm (approx)

See you all Saturday!!

Gear List

  • Neckerchief
  • Packed Lunch
  • Hatcartoon-hiking-boy
  • Gloves
  • Thick jumper
  • Day bag (backpack)
  • Hiking boots
  • Thick socks
  • Rain gear – Rain Jacket and Rain Trousers
  • Torch
  • Emergency rations (sweets)
  • Survival bag (bivi bag)
  • Whistle
  • Platypus/Water Bottle

 

Skills Videos

We will be practising some mountain skills, here’s a couple of videos to remind you :

Hike – Sunday 15th Feb

Scouts Hiking

Hi all,

As discussed at last night’s meeting, we will be meeting at the Den at 10:30 am on Sunday morning.

The weather forecast is no rain, but chilly so make sure to have plenty of layers, hats and gloves. You can view the forecast here

We should be back at 5pm (approx)

See you all Sunday!!

Here is the gear list for the hike:

  • Neckerchief
  • Packed Lunch
  • Hatcartoon-hiking-boy
  • Gloves
  • Thick jumper
  • Day bag (backpack)
  • Hiking boots
  • Thick socks
  • Rain gear – Rain Jacket and Rain Trousers
  • Torch
  • Emergency rations (sweets)
  • Survival bag (bivi bag)
  • Whistle
  • Platypus/Water Bottle

Lough Dan – Camping Weekend – 23rd-25th May

Scouts Camping

Hi All,

A reminder that we will be heading to Lough Dan next weekend (Fri 23rd- Sat 25th May). We’ll be hiking up Scarr Mountain and camping beside the lake in Lough Dan. The cost is €10 per Scout. We hope you all can make it!

See you all at the meeting later this evening!

Gear List for the Camping Weekend:

  • Ground mat
  • Sleeping bagPacking
  • Full rain gear
  • Full change of clothes
  • Hiking Boots
  • Wash gear
  • Towel
  • Eating utensils – plate, cup, knife, fork and spoon
  • Hat and gloves
  • Spare warm jumper/fleece
  • Torch
  • A few black bags. To be used to keep things dry

If you have them:

  • Compass
  • Penknife
  • Bivy bag
  • First Aid Kit

 

 

 

Larch Hill – 22nd-24th November

Hi all,

As you all know, we will be heading to Larch Hill this weekend. There are still a few spaces available so let us know on Thursday if you are interested in coming along. We are hoping to get as many Scouts as possible to come along! Below are the details.

Meeting Time:    Friday at 6:45pm
Meeting Place:    The Den
Return Time:      Sunday at 2:00pm

Below is the list of gear everyone will need for next weekend. We will be sleeping in the lodge in dorms – you need to bring sleeping bags.

The weather forecast for the Larch Hill area can be seen here so warm clothes will be needed!!

“There’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothes”

Gear List :

1. Neckerchief
2. Ground matpacking
3. Sleeping bag
4. Full change of clothes
5. Spare warm jumper/fleece
6. Hat and gloves
7. Wash gear
8. Towel
9. Tea towel
10. Torch
11. A few black bags. To be used to keep things dry.

For the hike:

1. Hiking boots
2. Rain gear – top and bottom
3. Day bag
4. Thick jumper
5. Emergency rations (sweets)
6. Survival bag (bivi bag)
7. Platypus/Water Bottle
8. Whistle

All inside a rucksack you can carry on your back.

If you have them bring them.
1. Small first aid kit
2. Pen knife – if you are allowed.

Hike – Sunday 16th June

hike

Hi All,

we’ll be meeting at 10:30 tomorrow morning (Sunday 16th)

  • Neckerchief
  • Lunch
  • Hiking boots
  • Day bag
  • Water
  • rain gear (top and bottoms)
  • warm hat
  • gloves
  • scarf
  • Survival bag

If you have it :

  • map of Wicklow, compass, first aid kit.