Rescheduling of Winter / Spring guided walks

I have had to reschedule the two January walks (marked ***) due to the current covid situation.

I hope the following dates will suit everyone – I don’t suppose any of us are going away anywhere!

Thanks, hope to see lots of you n these walks.

John

I have published 6 walks on the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/manxmountainactivities/?view_public_for=101879024647735 where you can view details and reserve places. Alternatively you can contact me via this website or email.

The walks are as follows:

 

Friday February 5th: Lag ny Keeilley and Cronk ny Arrey Laa – A spectacular walk taking in part of the Raad ny Foillan coastal path and the remote early Christian keeill and burial ground of Lag ny Keeilley before the climb to the top of Cronk ny Arrey Laa, returning to the start across moorland. 9km, 500m of ascent, 3hrs 30minutes. £15
Sunday February 14th: Colden – A shortish hill walk in the centre of the island giving fine views in all directions. 7km, 400m of ascent, 3 hours. £15
Friday February 19th: Laxey Hills – Slieau Ruy, Ouyr and Lhean – This walk will start from Agneash and climb these three hills before returning past the Snaefell Mines. The terrain is a mixture of good paths with some rougher, heathery ground. 10km, 3.5 hours. £15 per walker.

***Friday March 12th: Slieau Ruy and Lhargee Ruy from Little London – A 10km walk from the Little London road across moorland to the fine summit of Slieau Ruy, returning across Lhargee Ruy and Glion Gill. Remote moorlands with a couple of steeper climbs, great views and wildlife. 10km with 400m of ascent, 3 hrs 30 minutes. £15

***Sunday March 21st: Slieau Managh from Sulby Claddagh – This walk climbs up through Ohio plantation eventually reaching the huge quartz outcrop of Creg Bedn before crossing the moorland to return down Narradale. Fantastic views in from a rarely visited hill. 11km, 400m ascent, 4hours. £15

I hope you can join us on some or all of these walks, feel free to get in touch for bespoke guided walks and mountain bike rides.

John

BIO

John Barker has lived on the Isle of Man for over thirty years and in that time has walked, cycled, run, climbed, dived, watched wildlife and studied the geology of this fantastic rock in the Irish Sea. A qualified Mountain Leader and Mountain Bike Leader, John will help you discover some of the Island’s finest trails and tracks.

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