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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Itstimeforaifrica
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County Dublin, Ireland
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County Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Such a great experience to climb Irelands highest mountain. It was busy today so we had a sense of safety in numbers, if we didn't see so many people doing it we probably would have been a little apprehensive. The weather was only fair with rolling clouds and a few sprinkles of rain but little wind. We followed the path... More 

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Ennis, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

I visited here when the mountain was covered in snow. It was beautiful. Views are amazing and so many pictures opportunities. I hope to return again this summer and get a lot more pictures.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Brilliant 360 degrees view. Would recommend a clear day and it's a nice challenge. Parked at Cronins yard and took the devils ladder route. Good walking boots a must.

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Titchfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We walked up here with our family (kids 11&14), having also walked up Snowdon, Scafell Pike and Ben Nevis. This is probably the shortest distance but the steepest of all the summits. The scenery is spectacular so highly recommend it. Best to pick a day with nice weather if possible. If the weather is poor, don't do on Shea's Gully... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

This is a beautiful and slightly foreboding mountain that is fully worth the climb. There are a few route choices, all listed on the Kerry Mountain Rescue website. We went up the route that goes via Brother O'Shea's ridge - it involved a little scrambling but nothing too crazy. We descended from the top down the Devil's Ladder, which is... More 

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Markethill, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

I had Carrauntoohil on my list of mountains for ages and couldn't have picked a better day to do it. The forecast gave thunderstorms for Sunday 29th May - how wrong they got it! It was such a lovely day, it didn't feel like i was still in Ireland! We parked at Lisleibane which was less busy than the more... More 

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Letterkenny, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

One of the most enjoyable climbs/treks i have had in a long time. we had some great weather which helped but even in the rain or mist this is worth a climb, just be safe and take care on the devil ladder

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