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Skerries Walking Club supports the Leave No Trace 7 Principles

  • Plan ahead and prepare
  • Be considerate of others
  • Respect farm animals and wildlife
  • Travel and cam on durable ground
  • Leave what you find
  • Dispose of waste properly
  • Minimise the effects of fire

The benefits of being affiliated to Mountaineering Ireland

As a member of Skerries Walking Club you are also affiliated to Mountaineering Ireland and you benefit from a range of benefits, including:-

  • The Irish Mountain Log, delivered by post to your home address
  • Discounts in all good outdoor shops and a variety of other related retailers
  • Civil Liability and Limited Personal Accident cover insurance policy
  • A personalised membership card
  • A committed staff team to provide advice and information
  • Access to training schemes and awards for hillwalkers and climbers
  • Access to Mountaineering Ireland Training Grant schemes
  • A channel for your access, environmental and other concerns
  • Annual Summer Alpine and Winter Meets, which include training courses and workshops for all
  • Spring and Autumn Gatherings that include Member Forums
  • Access to the vast Mountaineering Library Collection
  • Expedition Grants and advice
  • Skills and Environmental Workshops
  • Annual indoor climbing competitions
  • Eligibility for UIAA Reciprocal Rights stamps to Alpine Huts
  • Access to Travel & Activity insurance for walking and climbing trips abroad
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