CSA Expedition

Expedition 20km Walk

Western Way – Ma’am to Oughterard

Drop Off Location


This route map below is referenced here as it is part of the “Western Way”, we will go Maum to Oughterard direction.

What to wear and bring on the hike

  • Rucksack (no string bags)
  • Hiking Boots and/or suitable shoes for walking on forest paths & runners/trainers for roads/paths. (The 1st part of the route is forest paths and Hiking boots required, 2nd part of route is path/road and so trainers/runners would be better)
  • Rain gear (coat and trousers)
  • Water (at least 2 litres)
  • Warm Drink*
  • Good size Lunch & snacks
  • Personal first aid kit
  • Black seats
  • Neckerchief
  • Hi Viz
  • Hat and gloves *
  • Warm layers*
  • Sunhat*
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Hand wipes
  • Insect repellent
  • Change of Socks ( 2 Pairs )
  • Change of Clothes ( For afterwards )

*depends on Weather conditions
Cubs should wear their usual hiking clothes. Please make sure that legs are completely covered. Can all cubs please wear insect repellent on any exposed areas.