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Ireland Weekend Challenge

  • Location Glassillaun, County Galway, Ireland
  • Duration 2 days
  • Price from £499.00
  • Camping
  • Walking / Hiking
  • Cycling
  • Multi-activity
  • Epic challenge

Highlights

Dubbed a ‘savage beauty’ by Oscar Wilde, Connemara National Park is not for the faint-hearted. Take a break from average life in this sprawling landscape which has mountains, bogs, heathlands and lakes. Recharge around the campfire sampling local fare at night. THE CHALLENGE: DISCIPLINES: Hike/Run, Bike TOTAL DISTANCE: 56km ELEVATION GAIN: 650m CAMP EXPERIENCES: Sea Kayak Wild Cooking Whiskey Tasting Bodran Making & More EXPERIENCES IN CAMP: Friday: Afternoon – sea kayak exploration of Killary Fjord Evening- bushcraft & survival skills workshop Wild cooking Outdoor mindful yoga NB: Some activities will be run on a first come, first served basis Saturday: Local acoustic music Bodran making Whiskey tasting Wild outdoor cooking The IGO Feast There are three levels of entry for this adventure... COMPLETER - £499 per person - Go at your own pace, enjoy the scenery - A spot in shared 4 person tent - Does not include timing chip COMPETITOR - £519 per person - Test yourself against the clock - A spot in shared 4 person tent - Timing chip included GROUP OF 4 - £1,796 (£449 per person) - Great for groups, families, friends - Share a 4 person tent with your team - Does not include timing chip Send us a message to book your preferred level!

This adventure is perfect for individuals and small groups, and can be tailored for:

  • Corporates
  • Hen / Stag parties

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Details

Day 1

Arrive and transfers to camp Registration, briefing, and lunch Afternoon activities Campfire chilli and bed

Day 2

Breakfast in camp The IGO Ireland Challenge: hike/run & bike Evening celebrations in camp Camp overnight

Day 3

Breakfast in camp Yoga Transfers to local train station & airport

Effort Level

You’ll be working up a sweat. Bring along a touch of enthusiasm and a little determination

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough

Inclusions

Comfort Accommodation

2 nights accommodation in bell tents (based on 4 sharing) including memory foam mattresses

    What's included

  • Transportation Return transfers from Knock Airport or Galway train station
  • Food Full board. Locally sourced, organic food from Friday lunchtime to Sunday breakfast inclusive
  • Equipment Some - Tour bikes for the Challenge (participants are welcome to bring their own)
  • Other Wilderness skills and bushcraft workshop. Event-specific training plan. Fully signposted & supported route. Medical and physio support. Timing tracker (Competitors). Walking guide & sweeper as back stop. Photography Activities in camp. Tour bikes for the Challenge (participants are welcome to bring their own). Traditional music & entertainment. Celebratory beer at the finish line on Saturday. Technical t-shirt and welcome pack. Finishers medal and wristband.

    What you'll need

  • Other Personal kit is required for this event. We will send a kit list after booking. The following is NOT included... Transport to Knock Airport or Galway train station Personal equipment inc. sleeping bag and clothing (see kit list for full details) Travel insurance specific to location and disciplines (obligatory) Drinks at camp bar on Saturday night (cash only)

Cancellations

Custom Policy

  • Cancel before 31 days of your adventure and receive a 75% refund (minus payment processing fees).
  • Cancel within 30 days of the adventure with no refund.
  • Alternate dates may be able to be agreed at no additional cost, but this is not guaranteed.

Location

Starting point:

Glassillaun, County Galway, Ireland

Provider

IGO

IGO

IGO is the experience provider for Ireland Weekend Challenge