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Carrantoohil

Dunloe, Killarney, Ireland
+353 66 976 9244
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Ring of Kerry Rail Trip from Dublin
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Ireland's highest peak.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“devils ladder” (54 reviews)
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Dunloe, Killarney, Ireland
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+353 66 976 9244
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been lucky to have climbed this mountain on a beautiful sunny summer day. If you are lucky enough to climb and get to the top where it is clear your are truly blessed.

Thank Maura H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We highly recommend John O'Sullivan of The Lodge & Reeks Climbing Company if you wish to climb Carrantoohil with a guide. My wife and I climbed on 10/5/17. The weather was outstanding. John provided much information about the area. The climb was arduous even though...More

Thank sjolley66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Climbed Carrauntoohil for charity with a group of 10 from work The most gruelling climb we’ve done but breathtaking scenery beyond belief Loved it - but it’s tough You need to train for it!

Thank lizzie101010
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We choose to hike this with a guide due to the steep climbs and possible lack of visibility. The guide also provided us with a lot of information on the area. Those is good shape would enjoy it. We were 7 hours at an easier...More

Thank S A
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Little over a 17 km route if you leave from Cronin's yard. Handy car park at Cronins yard €2 a go. They have a coffee shop with toilets, showers etc. there if you need it. Great walk up the valley splitting the two lakes before...More

Thank diveshark1
Reviewed 3 August 2017

To start with we headed down from Meath on Friday afternoon, on arriving we met John from Croinin's Yard who couldn't have been more helpful. After pitching the tent and enjoying the views we settled down for the next day. I brought my two children...More

Thank garywcstanley
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Two days ago i had one of the greatest experiences in my life. I met up with the experienced guide john o'sullivan and two other guys,clive and noah (not sure about the spelling)and climbed up carrantoohil.we followed a less touristy trail toto reach the top...More

Thank francesca a
Reviewed 28 July 2017

As of the last four years, there are no dogs allowed on this range of mountains - there was sheep worrying by tourists dogs. So we didn't get out of the car park and went to the coast instead. Strange how the Lake District can...More

Thank kerry_hood
Reviewed 27 July 2017

great views but make sure to go prepared with proper hiking clothes and plenty of water, snack and your mobile

Thank Brendan D
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Challenging walk but enjoyable, the views are fantastic. But make sure you check weather and go with someone.

Thank gummidge73
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Billy O
18 February 2016|
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Response from Usia1983 |
It is about 18 km from Killarney towards Killorglin. After 7km road N72 behind Killarney turn left in the direction of Gap of Dunloe (Gap Rd.) At the end of the turn in the direction of Carrantoohil narrow road to the car... More
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jmstroh3
15 April 2015|
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Response from Aitch22 | Reviewed this property |
"Yes...BUT" - it is a rocky, harsh and steep environment. Don't travel alone, take several layers of clothing, sufficient energy snacks and water (min 2L per person). A torch/lamp, mobile phone (with spare charged battery... More
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