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Join Us Today - New Individual Membership Rates for 2023

Welcome to Mountaineering Ireland’s new Individual Membership Registration homepage.

Building on your enjoyment of Ireland’s outdoors this year, now is the time to join Ireland’s National Governing Body for hiking, hillwalking and climbing.

Your membership helps support our strategic aims to; promote responsible participation in all aspects of mountaineering (including hiking, hillwalking and climbing); to promote mountain training and skills development; to strive for improved and assured access for responsible hillwalkers and climbers and to be a voice for the protection of mountain landscapes.

All Mountaineering Ireland members receive the following benefits

  • Discounts in outdoor shops and related retailers
  • Members Insurance Policy Cover
  • Free Online Events and Development/Skills Workshops
  • Quarterly Irish Mountain Log publication, delivered by post to your home
  • Monthly Members E-zine publication

Choose Your Membership – Select one of the below options that suits you

If you are a Club member and want to renew your club membership, please contact your club directly.

More About Mountaineering Ireland's Membership Benefits


26 years and over

New Rate - €42.00
Pay by DD - €31.50*


Under 26 Years

New Rate - €25.00

Joint Adults

Two adults at same address

New Rate - €75.00
Pay by DD - €56.25*

Family Option 1

2 Adults + Children Under 18

New Rate - €85.00
Pay by DD - €63.75*

Family Option 2

1 Adult + Children Under 18

New Rate - €52.00
Pay by DD - €39.00*


Student, unwaged, registered disabled

New Rate - €25.00

Membership Rate

When registering for Training Awards/ Schemes

New Rate - €30.00

Individual Membership

Great Britain

New Rate - €48.00

Individual Membership

Europe & rest of World

New Rate - €52.00

Existing members, logon to your account and renew from there.

*25% DD (direct debit) discount for all new members (adult, joint, family1 and family 2) for the first year of membership when you join by paying with direct debit facility.

Annual renewal is at the standard price. New membership rate effective from 27th July 2021.

The New Individual Membership rates are:

Individual Membership Rates 2023Current Members Fees
For all members renewing their membership fees
All New Members Fees

Price using Direct Debit 25% Special Discount Offer
Adult €42.00 €31.50
Youth (Under 26) €25.00 N/A
Joint Adults (two adults at the same address) €75.00 €56.25
Family (2 Adults + Children Under 18) €85.00 €63.75
Family (1 Adult + Children Under 18) €52.00 €39.00
Concession (student, unwaged, registered disabled) €25.00 N/A
Membership rate when registering for Awards/Schemes €30.00 N/A
Individual membership (Great Britain) €48.00 N/A
Individual membership (Europe & rest of the World) €52.00 N/A

If you are a Club member and want to renew your club membership, please contact your club directly.

10% off Irish Peaks for all new members

Irish Peaks is Mountaineering Ireland’s new guide to hillwalking on Ireland’s highest mountains.

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Discount code provided in new member’s pack.

Irish Peaks can be purchased online from Mountaineering Ireland for €26.95, Mountaineering Ireland members discounted price (packaging and delivery are additional).

Irish Peaks

Reason’s to become a Mountaineering Ireland member?

Mountaineering Ireland is a none for profit organisation and offers excellent value for money across its membership rates. We have a growing membership number, fast reaching 15,500 members from all over the island of Ireland, Great Britain and across the world. 

  • Mountaineering Ireland is the National Governing Body representing Ireland's hikers, hillwalkers and climbers.
  • We work with government at national level, local level, advisory groups, land owners, land managers and other stakeholders supporting access to the outdoors and promoting conservation and sustainability for our mountains and mountain landscapes.
  • We have a network of 200+ hillwalking and climbing clubs based in every county across the island of Ireland and over 15,500 members.
  • We receive discounts at various outdoor shops and retailers on production of your Mountaineering Ireland membership card.
  • Civil Liability and Limited Personal Accident insurance policy cover is included in your membership, providing you with peace of mind during your activities.
  • Irish Mountain Log magazine is issued four times a year - the only magazine dedicated to hiking, hillwalking and climbing in Ireland.
  • Monthly E-zine publication emailed directly to you, covering all current news items.
  • Great value mountain skills and awards courses including mountain skills, rock skills, navigation and coaching awards.
  • Access to travel insurance for trips abroad and expedition grants for members.

Why Become a Member?

  • You will receive our quarterly Irish Mountain Log publication, delivered by post to your home
  • Avail of Discounts in all good outdoor shops and a variety of other related retailers
  • Be covered by our Civil Liability and Limited Personal Accident cover insurance policy
  • All members received a personalised membership card
  • Professional staff team to provide advice and information to you
  • Access to training schemes and awards
  • Access to Mountaineering Ireland Training Grant schemes
  • Being your voice - A channel for your access, environmental and other concerns
  • Attend our Annual Summer Alpine and Winter Meets, which include training courses and workshops for all
  • Attend our Spring and Autumn Gatherings that include Member Forums
  • Access to the vast Mountaineering Library Collection
  • Request Expedition Grants and seek advice on trips
  • Access to our Skills and Environmental Workshops
  • Access to our annual indoor climbing competitions
  • Eligibility for UIAA Reciprocal Rights stamps to Alpine Huts
  • Access to Travel & Activity insurance for walking and climbing trips abroad

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