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Address: An Daingean | Co. Kerry, Ireland
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Gorgeous mountain climb

First mountain I climbed in ages and it was great. It took 3 hours up on the pilgrims path to the top but to be fair everyone passed us out cause we were so slow! One guy we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 5, 2015
Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015 via mobile

First mountain I climbed in ages and it was great. It took 3 hours up on the pilgrims path to the top but to be fair everyone passed us out cause we were so slow! One guy we met did it in a hour! The views were gorgeous, start at the car park and follow the signs all the way... More 

Thank Dalylynn
Lucan, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Since we did both sides of Mt Brandon ten years ago, we did the Stations of the Cross side, (west?) Much easier. We started this hike at 3pm on Tuesday, but it was taking longer than expected, so we stopped at the 6th station of the cross and went again at 11am the next day. Prior reviews are correct, bring... More 

Thank ellengloucester
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

We have climbed that Mountain last weekend with our 8 year old son. Despite the rain and win we made it in less than 3 hours to the top. Trail can be challenging but view amazing. Just remember to take some extra trousers and socks for kids as it's very muddy and wet.

1 Thank paula_sze
Limerick, Ireland
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260 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

2nd attempt as I didn't know the routes but I had safe good weather both times, 2nd successful was from the Grotto. The key aspect here is the weather which can change in a flash and shutdown visibility etc.

Thank Loo99car
Dingle, Ireland
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219 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

After some reading, my sister and I went up the Cloghane / Faha Ridge way because of the better views (which there were). It was a clear day so the Paternoster Lake views were absolutely incredible, with a bit of mountain top mist. A good mix of challenge and ease, the hike was great. Very eroded the last 100 m... More 

2 Thank mpavan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

I would highly recommend this climb to anyone! Reaching the top was an amazing experience and it's hard to put into words how incredible the view was. We climbed this from the South side and the route was marked out really well. The initial incline is actually the toughest part so keep with it and don't get disheartened. Really would... More 

Thank Call_Me_Elliee
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743 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I have been looking at this mountain from across Tralee Bay all my life and have waited until I am 65 to climb it. On a glorious day in April my husband and I set off to through Dingle and approached the mountain by the West route which we were told was the easiest of the two routes. It is... More 

4 Thank susanwalsh
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Brandon Point. A must see. Totally breath taking views and on a clear day you can see over the water to the other islets. The view of the beach and the mountains on the way to the point and on the way back down are fantastic. You would need a car to reach Brandon Point if you have mobility concerns... More 

3 Thank Jackie O
Tralee, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Mount Brandon is Ireland's second highest mountain and can be climbed from 2 directions (Dingle or Claghane). We choose the Dingle route for our first time, as we were told it is a bit easier from this side. There is a car park at the base of the mountain which is well signposted. The mountain is strongly associated with St.... More 

2 Thank Cosmodoggie
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

3 hours 50 minutes up and down in poor weather conditions. No problem route finding with markers and crosses all along the simple path. Bit rugged nearer the summit with some erosion from the '000's of walkers who make a pilgrimage here. The views once out of the clouds were stunning.

3 Thank Munrosaxman

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