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News

  • Maamturks Challenge 2019 – Date Announced
    Planning has started once again for the Maamturks Challenge, and we’re delighted to announce that the 44th iteration of the event will take place on Saturday […]
  • Event Report 2018
    After heavy rainfall overnight, the morning of the 43rd Maamturks Challenge brightened up nicely. However, the swift rolling clouds and mist proved challenging for navigation in […]
  • T-Shirt Competition 2018
    Do you have what it takes to design us a new logo for the this year’s Maamturks Challenge T-Shirt? We are seeking entries from any club […]
  • Maamturks Challenge 2018 – Sold Out!
    Sold out in record time! Despite increasing the number of participants to 250 and moving to only online registration this year (no postal entries will be accepted), the […]
  • Maamturks Challenge 2018 Registration
    NUIG MC’s 43rd Annual Maamturks Challenge will take place on Saturday 14th April 2018. Online registration will open on Monday 22nd January 2018 at 19:00 via […]
  • 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 […]