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Carrantoohil

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

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Ring of Kerry Rail Trip from Dublin

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I'm very fortunate to be able to get out into the "reeks" on a regular basis, generally I climb the highest mountain in Ireland 2-3 times a year, my preferred route is start off... read more

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Carrigaline, Ireland
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Carrigaline, Ireland
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I'm very fortunate to be able to get out into the "reeks" on a regular basis, generally I climb the highest mountain in Ireland 2-3 times a year, my preferred route is start off from lislebane, head up hags glen and then veer right before I reach the river with the steeping stones and head up O'Shea's Gully, some short... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were unexpectedly lucky with the weather. It was a beautiful sunny day. Went up on devils ladder and decided to come down cross the saddle. It was a great decision to not come down on the "ladder" as going up few bigger rocks started to move above us. The view is spectacular. Have to say, when we started the... More 

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Thank Lilla Z
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful mountain, but I advise caution before you decide to venture out. Kerry climbing have an excellent facebook page that do daily web cams around the area. Get your hand on a map, gear up and enjoy. Its great but just dont under estimate it.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In our accommodation (Blackstone bridge - recommended) we reviewed the book describing 13 different hikes up the Carrantoohil.We knew we do not want to go up the Devils Ladder as it is too crowded, thus we decided to go up the Black Mare and descend via Cahir. We parked our car by Lough Acoose and went up. The book suggested... More 

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Killarney, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been there few months ago. Walk on the top is not easy but views from top is just fabulous! I would recommand to organize some guide for first time visitors.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately we discovered this only on our last afternoon in Ireland. So we couldn't go far but it looked really pretty and I'm sure we would've enjoyed going further.

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Portmagee, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went up the concrete road on the Glencuttane side, which was quite hard and continued up the Caher side which was boggy A brilliant hike, a great thing to do and the views - just WOW Only advise - leave early - go on a nice day - have good boots & enjoy every minute

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Thank John O
County Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Went on a guided tour with Con Moriartys company, Hidden Ireland tours. We found him great to deal with, very personable and the guide we had on the day was Killian who was so nice, knowledgeable but most importantly great craic! We had an excellent day from start to finish. We were picked up from our hotel which is always... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

It took us a nine-hour round trip but it was worth every ache and pain that followed the next day. Stunning views from a challenging mountain.

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carlow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

HIghly recommend climbing carrantoohil to experienced walkers. Don't use the devils ladder especially if showery. Plenty of other good routes. Well worth the effort.

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