2 days/1 night: Wicklow National Park.
This expedition is about having fun, getting out and enjoying the great outdoors while hiking The Wicklow Mountains. Along the way you will learn many valuable tips and tricks about being in the mountains and maybe even grow a desire to continue onto bigger adventures.
With the Wicklow Mountains being such a close proximity to Dublin it gives people the chance to spend the weekend in the mountains while both having a great time and learning new skills.
We will be touching on the basics of many skills in the mountains and by the end of it you should be more comfortable with map reading, camp-craft, using a compass and more and you also get the chance to sleep under the stars and even go for a night hike!
So see the Wicklow Mountains in a way like no other and book on today.
For information on the Wicklow Mountains then check out this page HERE
Fitness & Age
Prior to booking on to the Weekend Expedition program you should have a basic level of fitness that will allow hike for up to 6 hours a day while carrying a 8kg bag.
A good tester is doing the Spinc walk in Glendalough without any issues while carrying a 6 kg bag!
Over 16’s only
Wild Summits will provide the following equipment:
- Sleeping mat
- Sleeping bag
- Cooking equipment
You must provide the following
- Water Bottle (1l)
- Headtorch (Decathlon)
- Rain Jacket
- Rain pants
- Snacks (Nuts,dried fruit)
- Layers i.e. fleece,thermal top/bottoms.
There are no refunds given for vouchers.
Vouchers are transferable. Please email [email protected] if you wish to transfer your voucher.
If the expedition is cancelled due to weather then your voucher can be used for another date or against one of our other services.
1100hrs: Meet and greet.
1120hrs: Expedition pack talk and route talk.
1145hrs: Begin Hike
1300hrs: Intro to navigation
1600hrs: Summit reached
1900hrs: Camp set up – Bushcraft Skills – Dinner
1100hrs: Navigation Skills.
1400hrs: Emergencies in the mountains.
1530hrs: Back to car