Saturday, 19 July 2014

Outdoor Weekend This August Bank Holiday

Looking for ideas this August Bank Holiday Weekend?
Want to do something different and adventurous?
Join us for an action packed adventure weekend in Killarney!


August Bank Holiday Weekend


Fri 1st (Optional):
Sunset Kayaking Through Killarney National Park
(Half-Day : Beginners Welcome : All Gear Provided)

Sat 2nd:
Climb Carrauntoohil, Ireland's Highest Peak
(Full-Day : Hiking Boots Provided)

Sun 3rd:
Choice Of Forest & Mountain Biking
Or Killarney National Park Bike Tour

(Half-Day : Beginners Welcome : Bikes Provided)

Mon 4th:
Morning Kayak Trip Across The Lakes Of Killarney
(Half-Day : Beginners Welcome : All Gear Provided)

Price With Fri Sunset Kayaking: €205 Per Person
Price Without Fri Sunset Kayaking: €160 Per Person

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Click Here To Contact Us

New Mountain Skills 1 Dates

We have some new/extra Mountain Skills 1 dates; which are running in Kerry, Galway and Wicklow. Here are all of our upcoming MS1 Training dates:

Kerry Mountain Skills 1 Dates:
19th & 20th Jul
30th & 31st Aug
27th & 28th Sep
20th & 21st Dec

Galway Mountain Skills 1 Dates:
13th & 14th Sep
25th & 26th Oct

Wicklow Mountain Skills 1 Dates:
6th & 7th Sep
22nd & 23rd Nov

Click Here For More MS1 Details
Click Here To Book An MS1 Course

What To Do If You Get Caught In Falling Darkness


Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Cool Things This Week

We have our full schedule here, plus are available for extra/last min bookings; however I wanted to highlight some cool things that we have happening over the coming days...

Rock Climb Gap Of Dunloe - Places Available
Thurs 17th Jul : 2pm - 5pm : €50pp

Kerry Mountain Skills 1 - Places Available
Sat 19th & Sun 20th Jul : €155pp

Canyoning - Places Available
Sat 19th Jul : 2pm - 5pm : €60pp

Killarney National Park Full-Day Kayak Trip - Places Available
Sun 20th Jul : 10am - 5pm : €75pp

Killarney Lakes Sunset Kayaking - Places Available
Fri 25th Jul : 6pm - 9pm : €50pp

Canyoning & Kayaking Full-Day - Places Available
Fri 25th Jul : 10am - 5pm : €100pp

Galway Bay/Kinvara Bay Sea Kayaking - Places Available
Fri 25th Jul : 2pm - 5pm : €50pp

Rock Climb Gap Of Dunloe - Places Available
Sat 26th Jul : 2pm - 5pm : €50pp

Killarney National Park Bike Tour - Places Available
Sun 27th Jul : 12pm - 3pm €50pp

To Book Please Contact Me Here. Thanks, Nathan

Open Day For Our Outdoor Instructor/Guide Training Course

We have two open days coming up to meet and answer any questions you may have on our Outdoor Instructor & Guide Training Course.

Both open days are at our Killarney base, at Muckross Park Hotel, and are 10am - 4pm on Sat 26th and Tues 29th Jul.

For more details please contact Nathan on info@outdoorsireland.com.

Friday, 11 July 2014

Thursday, 10 July 2014

First Aid Training & Remote Emergency Care Training With Remote West First Aid

If you're looking for First Aid Training, Occupational First Aid Training or Remote Emergency Care I highly recommend Maria at www.remotewestfirstaid.com.

Marie Lyons does our yearly team first aid course; plus provides courses for our clients. As well as being Mayo based, she offers courses throughout Ireland.

We have just finished our yearly team REC3 Training. Although a REC3 qualification is valid for three years we complete this first aid course each year to stay as sharp as possible. We also run various in-house scenario training over the year, from dealing with a cardiac arrest out hiking to dealing with a broken ankle out canyoning...

Remote Emergency Care Level 2 is needed for our Mountain Skills Courses, while Remote Emergency Care Level 3 is needed for our Instructor & Guide Training Course.

Outdoor Instructor & Guide Training Course Part-Time - Starting In Oct

Here is a link for our Outdoor Instructor & Guide Training Course, running part-time from Killarney/Kerry this Oct '14 to May '15.

Click Here For More Details

Based In Killarney/Kerry, Starting Oct 2014, This Intensive Course Is Designed & Aimed At Four Types Of People:

1. If You Are Looking To Vastly Increase & Certify Your Own Current Outdoor Skills.
2. If You Are Looking For A Career Change & Would Like A Job In The Outdoor Industry.
3. If You Are Planning To Set Up Your Own Part-Time/Full-Time Adventure Business.
4. If You Are Looking For An Add-On To An Existing Hospitality Business, Such As A Hostel/Hotel Offering Hill Walks Or Kayaking.


National Governing Body Modules:
Remote Emergency Care Level 3

River Safety Rescue 1
River Safety Rescue 2

Level 2 Kayak Instructor
Level 3 Kayak Skills

Lead Rock Climbing Trainee

Mountain Leader Trainee
Mountain Skills Assessment


Outdoors Ireland Modules:
Outdoor Guiding Skills

Outdoor Instruction Skills

Outdoor Coaching Skills

Emergency Procedures

Wednesday, 9 July 2014

Sea Kayaking Through Galway Docks & Galway Bay

Paddling Alongside The Aran Island Boat, Which Carries Fuel, Cows, Vans, Tractors & Food Supplies

Under The Dock Gates, Which Open For Approx Two Hours Each High Tide. Right Then The Inner Water Level Was Two Metres Higher Than Us

Out By Mutton Island Lighthouse On A Crystal Calm Day, Taking In The Views Of Galway City, The Burren & Black Head

Saturday, 5 July 2014

Our Recent Work Places

Canoeing Through Swallow Island On Lough Lein, The Lakes Of Killarney

Connemara At It's best, Out On A Guided Hike

Paddling Out To Innisfallen Island, On A Sparkling Afternoon

One Of Our Team, Mark Taylor, Setting Up An Abseil In the Gap Of Dunloe

Mweelrea, One Of Ireland's 'Four Peaks'

Lowering Off H Buttress - Beautiful Climb!

Sink Hole In The Burren Near Kinvara, On A Kinvara/Burren Guided Hike

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

Extreme Canyoning In Killarney / Killarney National Park

Although these aren't our own photos here are four shots to give you as clear idea as possible what is involved in our new Extreme Canyoning.