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Address: Murrisk, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 98 64114

One of the oldest religious sites in Ireland, this mountain is home to an...

One of the oldest religious sites in Ireland, this mountain is home to an 11th century monastery.

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The Holy Mountain

My wife and I climbed Croagh Patrick and thoroughly enjoyed it. Go prepared for all weather at this time of year. We were lucky to get a clear view at the top but had a mixture... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
David B
Ballymena, United Kingdom
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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I climbed Croagh Patrick and thoroughly enjoyed it. Go prepared for all weather at this time of year. We were lucky to get a clear view at the top but had a mixture of hail, sleet, snow and rain throughout the duration. Total time was 4 hours which includes a 20 minute stop at the top. Lovely... More 

Thank David B
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the climb of Croagh Patrick. It's tough, even tougher on the descent, but not beyond anyone with moderate fitness. The views from the top and the quaint little chapel make the gruelling ascent worthwhile. If you get a clear day it will just astound you. Loose regolith means lots of slips and grazes, how on the name of God... More 

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Climbed Croagh Patrick with my family including three boys aged 12, 13 and 15. It was a wonderful experience that I thought was going to be a struggle to get there boys to complete the peak. The views were unbelievable with 360degree views over clew bay out to Achill island and beyond. Everyone we met had a cheery look about... More 

Thank 66lisaMck66
Prospect Park, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came out from westport later in day to see views and climbed partially up the mountain. Had hiking boots which are needed as many loose stones. Would like to come back when have chance to climb to top imagine its great view.

Thank Eugene J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Approx 2 hours to hike up and 1.5 down. Boots highly recommended as a lot of very loose rocks and scree on track. Car park is 3euro for the day. Very enjoyable and rewarding when the clouds clear. Wind chill can bring temperature down quickly at top so bring a fleece/ jacket. Poles very useful on return journey.

Thank nryan2020
Orkney Islands, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on the October Bank Holiday weekend 2016, 3 couples and my mother who is in her 60's The mountain has not been taken care of and is in a state with the main path in a serious state of erosion from hikers, the first section up to the ridge is steep but managable, the final section is steep and... More 

Thank Andrew M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us were in Ireland for a wedding and decided to climb Croagh Patrick on a free day. On the morning of the climb it was very wet and windy and visibility was terrible but nonetheless we decided to head out and make the climb. A couple of us hadn't climbed it before and it was one for... More 

Thank DPG1234
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I climbed this on a beautiful sunny day in October. I think my approach was a little naive as I wasn't expecting it to be as tough as it was. It was particularly windy which probably made it that but more difficult. It felt a little more like a rock climbing exercise than a hike. The views... More 

Thank Sarah R
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

We started early and it was a bit foggy, but overall conditions were fine. You need to be in pretty decent shape to tackle this one, although I've yet to talk to any Irish person who claims to have NOT climbed it. It's around a 2500' rise with almost every step uphill, most of which is on rubble (rocks of... More 

Thank Michael M
London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

This is a really hard climb. It takes from 1.5 hours to 3 hours to climb on very difficult ground, mainly sharp rocks an scree with the last 30-60 minutes seemingly straight up. I really didn't enjoy it as it was a slog more or less from start to finish. It's almost as bad coming down, although one's lungs fee... More 

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