Galway Wind Farm -Cubs Walk

We will walk under the wind turbines in the Cloosh Valley . This walk will be approx 5KM for Beavers and 8KM for Cubs. Weather will be cool, so Beavers & Cubs are advised to dress appropriately. Wet weather gear essential. We will meet up with “Killannin” 29th Galway Beavers & Cubs.


We have 2 Routes to mention: ( see maps and info below )

  • Beavers – Turbine Trail – Approx 5KM , Approx 1.5 Hours.
  • Cubs – Turbine Trail + Partial Purple Trail – Approx 8KM , 2 Hours.
  • Both Groups to start at P2.
  • Beavers will head via Turbine Trail ( Black ) and go “Clockwise”
  • Cubs will head via Peak Ridge Path ( Purple ) and go “Anti Clockwise”
  • Meeting Time: 10:15am for a 1030AM Start.
  • Collection time: Approx 130PM – 2PM

Meeting and Collection Point: Carpark 2 Please be aware the phone reception in this area is poor we recommend you print/download this map for directions


  • Defib at Operations Centre ( P3 on Map )
  • Minimal / No Mobile Phone Coverage


Map ( Visual Info )

Trail Info ( from document above )

Black Route

Purple Route

Turbine Trail ( Black Route ) 5KM , Approx 1.5 Hours

Turbine Trail ( Black ) +Partial Peak Ridge Path ( Purple ) Approx 8KM total , 2 Hours

What to wear and bring on the hike

  • Neckerchief
  • Hi Vis
  • Rucksack (no string bags)
  • Hiking Boots or suitable shoes for walking on forest paths
  • Rain gear (coat and trousers)
  • Water
  • Warm Drink
  • Good lunch
  • Personal first aid kit
  • Black seats
  • Hat and gloves
  • Warm layers
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Pencil

Weather Forecast

Oughterard Weather

Oughterard Weather