News

News

  • Event Recap – 42nd Maamturks Challenge
    “The sun may have blessed us all day, the staff were as friendly as ever, but the stiff challenge of the Maamturks remained as tough as […]
  • Photo Competition 2017
    We love photos, despite the weather and physical challenge of the Maamturks. We often get some beautiful photos from our participants. Connemara has a rugged beauty […]
  • New Checkpoint Tents
    The Maamturks mountain range is known for its harsh and unforgiving weather conditions. For over 40 years, our students have stood on the highest points of […]
  • Promotional Video
      Have you ever wondered what the Maamturks Challenge is? As part of on-going work with NUI Galway, we are hoping to promote the ethos of […]
  • Maamturks Challenge Wins Outdoor Event of the Year
    The Maamturks Challenge, an annual event run by the NUI Galway Mountaineering Club, has taken home the title of best Outdoor/Adventure Event for 2016 from the […]
  • Record Sell Out
                                  It took U2 six minutes to sell out, the 2017 Maamturks […]
  • Maamturks Challenge Nominated for Outsider Event of the Year!
    We need your Help! In some exciting news, The Maamturks Challenge has been nominated for Outsider‘s Best Outdoor/Adventure Event 2016. We’re thrilled to have been nominated […]
  • 2017 Date Announced
    We are pleased to announce the date of the Maamturks Challenge 2017 for Saturday 8th April. Registration will open online on Monday 16th January 2017 at […]
  • First planning meeting of the 42th Maamturks Challenge – 2017
    Organizing the Maamturks Challenge is always a year round process. There is always a constant stream of emails and questions coming into the accounts, budgets need to […]
  • Event Recap – 41st Maamturks Challenge.
    A typical early start on the morning of April 16th led us to another fantastic  Maamturks Challenge. The early rise was made all the more easier by […]