• Maamturks Challenge 2023 – Date Announced
    The University of Galway Mountaineering Club is delighted to announce the date for this year’s Maamturks Challenge, the 46th iteration of the event will take place […]
  • Maamturks Challenge 2022 Event Report
    The NUIG MC Maamturks Challenge made a very welcome 45th return on the 9th of April 2022 for the mountaineering participants, student and alumni volunteers from […]
  • Registration for 2022 Sold Out
    The 2022 Maamturks Challenge has sold out in record time again, all tickets were claimed in under three minutes. Well done to the 250 participants who […]
  • Registration for Maamturks Challenge 2022
    We are happy to announce that online registration for the 2022 Maamturks Challenge will open on Wednesday 16th February 2022 at 19:00 via Tito. Make sure you’re free! Individual applicants […]
  • Maamurks Challenge 2021 Cancelled
    It is with deep regret that we are writing to you again this year with news of cancellation. Last year we wrote with the hope of […]
  • Maamturks Challenge 2020 Cancelled
    It is with our deepest regret that this year’s Maamturks Challenge will be cancelled due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in Ireland. The university has been […]
  • 2020 Maamturks Challenge Registration
    We are happy to announce that online registration for the 2019 Maamturks Challenge will open on Wednesday 5th February 2020 at 19:00 via Tito. Make sure you’re free! Individual applicants […]
  • Maamturks Challenge 2020 – Date Announced
    Planning has started once again for the Maamturks Challenge, and we’re delighted to announce that the 45th iteration of the event will take place on Saturday […]
  • In Memory of Michael Crosbie
    2019 marked the 20th Anniversary of the passing of Michael Crosbie, a volunteer from the Galway Radio Club who tragically passed away at the Maamturks Challenge […]
  • Maamturks Challenge 2019 – Event Report
    After a clear sunny evening on Friday 5th April 2019, the rain and mist rolled in overnight bringing challenging conditions for a large portion of the […]
April 25, 2016

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 […]
December 7, 2016

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 […]
April 5, 2017

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 […]
April 12, 2017

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 […]