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Address: Dunloe, Killarney, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-66-976-9244
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Activities: Running
Description: Ireland's highest peak.

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Not your average hike

Amazing hike. This hike would definitely be considered dangerous in the US. At some points, you are climbing on loose stones. It is not a maintained trail once you get past about... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Sunnyvale, California
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Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Crappy weather but great company with tony and the gang had a great climb up carrantoohill, then down for soup in Cronins :)

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Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Amazing hike. This hike would definitely be considered dangerous in the US. At some points, you are climbing on loose stones. It is not a maintained trail once you get past about half way. After that, you make your own way to the top. The stones and rocks under your feet are sliding down as you hike up so be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Long walk in to the base of the mountain across cobbles and uneven ground. Went up Devils ladder which is only a route the mobile amongst us should take on with those less fit (in age or physicality) taking the 'Zig-Zag's' route. took the 'Zig-Zags' on the way down which is a lot safer than taking on the Devil's Ladder... More 

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Waterville, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

As i do not have experience in this semi serious climbing , I joined up with some experienced friends , This is not a trip to be taken lightly ,and requires proper walking boots , and warm clothing even on what appears to be a hot day . conditions can change quickly , and fog can often become a problem... More 

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Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Unspoilt Beautiful Area, not ruined by over marketing....take a trip to Cronins yard, avail of the facilities, pay a small fee, has showers and a coffee shop, secure parking. As in all mountain areas....BE SENSIBLE!!! wear the proper shoes/boots and gear, don't take chances late in the evening, enlist a guide for certain routes as it can be a bit... More 

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wexford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

oh my a hikers haven..only made it to the bottom lol....but even at that the views were breath taking...it was rather cloudy on the day we were there other wise we would have given it a go

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The mountains were beautiful! The trails were challenging but exciting. The downfall was I felt our guide rushed us through. It usual takes between 5 - 5 1/2hrs to do, we did it in 4 1/2. Other than that I loved it!

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Dublin, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We happened to get a view from the top - just stunning, but apparently it is rare because of the constant mist. Not to be missed and worth every step...

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Trondheim, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Nice walk in beautiful surroundings. Good trails mostley, but also steep prts, wet ground, changeing weather etc.

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Derry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

fabulous experience. unfortunately the weather is changeable. wasn't able to make it to the top (60m short). The wind made walk across the ridge very dangerous.

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Address: Dunloe, Killarney, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-66-976-9244
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Killarney

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