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Softshell

WHAT EXACTLY DOES SOFTSHELL MEAN? What is the benefit of a softshell jacket? On the scale of breathability versus waterproof protection. Softshell jackets and hardshell jackets each provide a degree of both, but they fall on opposite sides of the centre line. What's...

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Hill walking for beginners

Hill walking is an excellent low-impact workout for beginners. Studies show it offers multiple physical and mental benefits. From reducing anxiety to preventing osteoporosis, hiking is an outdoor activity delivering benefits beyond scenic and fun. Unlike walking on a...

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The Irish Munros

The Irish MunrosIn 1891, Sir Hugh Munro published a list of Scottish peaks that were over 3,000 feet. Over time, any peak or summit over 3,000 feet in Britain and Ireland came to be known as a Munro and additional lists were published showing the Munros in...

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Top 5 trekking tips for women

So you’re planning your dream trip to Kilimanjaro, or perhaps Everest Base Camp. You’re forensically researching gear and training like a boss, but did you know that us ladies have some extra things to consider on our adventures? As a seasoned adventure traveller and...

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Hiking tips for Ireland

Looking to get out and active now that the weather is warming up? Here are some of our hiking tips for Ireland to set you up for success. How To Pick Your Route The best way to start your walk is by deciding where to go! If you’re heading out to nearby mountains,...

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Training tips for trekking

Taking on one of our trekking challenges? Avoid the pain of blisters and sore legs with our training tips designed to make you a better trekker! Treks can vary enormously in terms of daily distances, ascent, descent and altitude, but all require specific preparation...

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Safety on the hills

Hill walking encapsulates the ideology that you should be independent and able to look after yourself. So here are a few tips about staying safe and independent while you enjoy the outdoors. Be prepared The more time you spend in the mountains, the more you’ll realise...

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Travel Insurance

To be adequately protected by travel insurance, you will need a specialist policy that caters for the activities you will undertake on your trip with Pat Falvey Irish and Worldwide Adventure. It is a requirement of our booking conditions that you have such a policy...

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Altitude Sickness Prevention

  Tips for Altitude Sickness Prevention   Altitude sickness describes several symptoms that happen to your body when you’re exposed to a higher elevation within a short period of time. Here are some of them:   Headache Nausea and vomiting Dizziness...

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