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

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Great on a good day

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...

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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 NEW

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 NEW

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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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I went with a group that was guided. You would really need to plan your route in advance if you did not have a guide. Its a tough enough climb, even with reasonable fitness. It is not just on a pathway. Climbing up and down rock faces were part of it. Correct boots and poles are advisable. The views are... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The roads in Ireland are very narrow the further you venture from major towns. If you can handle that and driving on the left hand side of the road, then this may be a trek for you. Be sure to have a good map or a GPS to get you to Cronin's Yard. You need to be in good shape... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

My husband and I and our 2 boys, 17 and 20, hiked to the summit June 10, 2015 with, we think, the perfect guide, John O'Sullivan. He was extremely knowledgable about the peaks and the area and helped make this hike the most favorite thing we did while on vacation. We had perfect weather and reached the top in about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Picturesque! Due to weather I did not climb the highest mountain in Ireland. It was stunning to see with snow still on the peaks. Driving through country lanes past green fields filled with sheep & new born lambs crossing numerous waterways to reach the car park it a lovely drive! Must see

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Starting on the caher hydro track route we made it up nicely. The views looking back are very impressed. The last half an hour climb will pull at the legs a little but other than that it wont trouble a reasonably fit person. We went down a custom path to try the horseshoe return, not by choice but by mistake,... More 

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We hired James to guide us and we were very glad we did as the mist and rain came down half way up the Devil's Ladder. Did get to the summit though, despite the rain and wind. Unfortunately couldn't see a thing!

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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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