NUI Galway Students’ Union Charity Croagh Patrick Climb 2016
On Saturday 5th March the NUI Galway Students’ Union Charity Croagh Patrick Climb will be taking place in association with NUI Galway Mountaineering Club.
The event will be raising money for Galway Rape Crisis Centre & the Irish Cancer Society the Students’ Union nominated charities for 2015/16. Croagh Patrick is situated near the town of Westport, Co. Mayo and rises to a height of 762m above sea level.
To take part you need to fill out a registration form and return same to the Students’ Union Office. We will then give you a sponsorship card.
Participants need to raise a minimum of €40 to take part in the event and this will include return bus and a free t-shirt.
All funds raised must be returned to the Students’ Union office by 5pm on Wednesday 2nd of March.
Provisional Event Timetable:
9.30am SHARP Bus leaves from the Quad
11am Bus Arrives at Croagh Patrick. Final Briefing.
11.30am Climb Begins
1.30pm Lunch break and photos at the top of Croagh Patrick
2pm Descent Begins
4pm Bus leaves Croagh Patrick
5.30pm approx. Bus arrives at the Quad
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING
Before you can board the bus you must have all of the following items:
Walking boots (with ankle support!) PLEASE NOTE: Runners, hiking shoes, shoes and Doc Martens are not permitted as they provide no grip or ankle support.
Trousers (not Jeans)
Rucksack/Bag Waterproofs (no Ponchos)
Hats and Gloves
Food and Drink (at least 1.5 litres of drinking water/fluids)
Spare Clothing and Shoes