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WICKLOW WARNING.

The Sally Gap is IMPASSABLE, DO NOT ATTEMPT to use it right now. There has been heavy accumulation of Snow overnight. Best to AVOID all High Mountain Pass Roads for now. We took a quick trip up to the Sally Gap today to see what all the fuss was about.  There were lots and lots [...]

What If, Why Not? Festival

Welcome to the What If, Why Not? Adventure Film Festival! The What If, Why Not? Adventure Film Festival is a celebration. A celebration of just how damned amazing this planet and the people on it are. Over two days we’ll screen nearly 8 hours of adventure sport films. Films that will inspire and sometimes terrify [...]

New XC Development Officer for the Offroad Commission

Some good news for Mountain Biking Jon Hynes is a well experienced outdoor adventure man with many years of dedication to the sport of biking as well as many other areas. He also runs a company called Gravity Mountain Biking in Garretstown Co Cork. http://jonhynesadventureaddict.blogspot.ie/ Jon has introduced himself on the Offroad comminsiners facebook page [...]

Four Elements Adventure New Website And Competition

        Four Elements Adventure are happy to announce they have launched their new website. To celebrate they are giving away a wetsuit by Irish surf company, Mara. (www.marasurf.com) These wetsuits are ultimately warm, super flexible and have been given the seal of approval from Four Elements staff who have tested them in [...]

Mountaineering Ireland Photography Competition

As part of Mountaineering Ireland’s hillwalking guidebook project, they are offering €1,000 in cash prizes in this photography competition to help source photographs of all the peaks identified for inclusion in this publication. First Prize – €200 Runner Up (6) – €100 Next Best Photos (8)- €25   All entries (of the mountains listed below) will [...]

Job Vacancy – Ballyfermot Adventure Centre

Summer Placements 6 weeks student placement during July & August, at €363.00 per 35 hour week CVs will only be accepted by email to byskayaking@eircom.net and will not be accepted after 5pm on Monday 12th March 2012 Candidates will be short listed on the grounds of experience in working with children, young people, or in [...]

Great New Service For Adventure/ Freelance Instructors

OutdoorCommunity.ie are proud to launch our new Freelance Instructor Database.  If you are a freelance instructor, or even someone who is qualified to instruct in any type of outdoor discipline and would like to have your profile added to this database then simply complete the submission form.  Once your submission has been verified your profile [...]

New Adventure Races For 2012 Gaelforce Trail Blazer Series

New Trail Blazers Series for 2012 For 2012 Gaelforce events are adding a number of new events to their calender. The series will have a number of shorter events but will still be an excellent challenge. They have been designed to be completed as a challenge in their own right or to use as training [...]