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Address: Dunloe, Killarney, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-66-976-9244
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It's amazing view from the top of the Mountain. when you look out from the top of mountain you see beautiful Scenic views of Killarney and the lakes and the hills and mountains.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 3, 2015
michael c
Killarney, Ireland
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Killarney, Ireland
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 NEW

It's amazing view from the top of the Mountain. when you look out from the top of mountain you see beautiful Scenic views of Killarney and the lakes and the hills and mountains.

County Kerry, Ireland
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

I have Climbed Carrantoohill 3 times in all different types of weather, the first time I climbed it I thought it was the hardest thing I have ever done, I have to say I'm sure like any other mountain it gets Slightly easier each time, id like to put emphasis on the slightly, all in all its an amazing experience... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

This is a tough climb I've done it twice first time was with a local guide John O'Sullivan he took me via O'Sheas gully which was quite an enjoyable trek like nothing I done before a must do. Most recently was this year with my girlfriend via the devils ladder it had been raining pretty bad the past few days... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Climbed on a sunny day. It was a little windy when we started off but when you get to the top the wind is unreal. It took us 5 hours in total. The walk from the car park at Cronins yard is 3 miles to the bottom of the Devils ladder. Devils ladder is very tough and you need to... More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

The challenge of a life time if you get the weather included. Well worth it once you have done it. If you are in fairly good shape then don't ask too many questions about how you get to the top, just go but be prepared for weather. Wear waterproof pants(bought on the spot-thank God), baseball cap and waterproof jacket with... More 

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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Carrantoohill is Ireland highest Mountain at 1300 mtrs. Located in the Magillicuddy Reeks. It has its origins in the Silurian mountain building time. It is over 250 Million years Old.

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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We set off on Monday around 11.30am we could nt see the peak...andco just about seen the base but we had driven from the Mournes to complete this challenge for or not! We went via the Devils ladder - v steep ,running water over rocks. Eventually reached the peak and knew from our map we had to go right so... More 

Palm Desert
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126 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Ok folks, if you read the guide books about this hike they all say it can be accomplished by anyone who is "reasonably fit." Well, my husband and I consider ourselves more than reasonably fit, and our muscles are still screaming 2 days after the "hike" up Carrauntoohil. For one thing, this is not really a hike all the way... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This an amazing experience - what an achievement to reach to the summint of the highest mountain in Ireland. I have done it a few times from different angles. Ive always done it with Piaras from Kerryclimbers, he know it like the back of his hand. You have to respect it & the weather can change quickly. Tea & home... More 

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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Ok so climbing this peak was not originally my idea. Come on you'd want to be crazy to waste all that precious drinking time struggling up Irelands highest mountain, well thats what we did. The gang of us set from Cronins Yard at about 12pm. So with bellies near bursting full of big Irish breakfasts we headed off without any... More 


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