How We Grade Walks

We offer a number of different graded walks – below is a general guideline to our how our walks are graded.

Grade D        Up to 2 hours, easy walking, mostly on level ground and recognised paths.  Suitable for all level of fitness e.g. Nenagh river bank walk.

Grade C        2 to 3 hours, may include some short uphill sections, mainly on forest roads or recognised paths. Reasonable level of fitness required e.g. Latteragh forestry lower route or Knockanroe, Silvermines.

Grade B        3 to 4 hours, generally including uphill sections and walking off recognised paths. Moderate level of fitness required e.g. Keeper Hill (main route), Moylussa.

Grade A        Over 4 hours, significant uphill sections, may involve scrambling over rocks. Suitable only for fitter and more experienced walkers, e.g. Galtymore.