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Muckish Mountain

Derryveagh Mountains, Donegal Town, Ireland
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Ranked #8 of 11 Attractions in Donegal Town
Type: Mountains
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We climbed the Muckish in ok conditions. My youngest is 9 year's old and she was ok but only barely. I think any younger would struggle. We brought wet gear and needed it. You need boots and I'd recommend gaiters and walking sticks. Water and a picnic is good - you will need it but there aren't many places to... More

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Donegal Town, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

This is a tough climb especially after climbing the sides of Errigal. Brilliant views from the top. On a good day one can see forever. Again after a tough ascent there is a mighty descent from there into Falcarragh.

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Letterkenny, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

We were heading for Falcarragh and decided to take a detour over Muckish Gap, and we were delighted we did. We wanted to see the "Bridge of Sorrows", which is on the gap, as I'd seen a story on the tv about it. It was at this bridge that loved ones separated in pursuit of some hope of an existence... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

most visitors climb nearby mount errigal but this is a challenging climb with spectacular scenery on a fine day. Would be suitable for young teenagers but younger children than that would not be recommended. It can be quite breezy at the top so dress accordingly.

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Buncrana, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

I climbed this mountain a year or two ago, via the quarry side. Tough climb, but wonderful views from the top! Would be very weather dependent. Assume it'd be very dangerous in misty weather!

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