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EXCELLENT! O'Shea's Gully Ascent and Zig-Zag Descent

Our guide was absolutely amazing!! He was incredibly knowledgable, great craic and had fantastic... read more

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Etchatmo
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Naas, Ireland
Exhilarating guided hike

Yesterday my husband and I climbed Carrontouhil guided by Andy of Kerry Climbing. From the outset... read more

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annlaprof
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ireland
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Kerry Climbing is a family run and is the premier and leading Mountain guiding company of the region and a high quality provider of courses in Rock-Climbing, Mountaineering, Navigation + Proficiency, Winter Mountaineering and Skills and much much more. We specialise and are the leading providers of guided ascents of the MacGillycuddys Reeks mountains in Kerry and of Ireland's highest mountain Corran Tuathail (Carrauntoohil) which stands at 1039 metres.We also guide all the other mountainous areas of southern Ireland. From leisurely nature walks in ancient oak forests to challenging roped climbs and ascents. From the Easy to the Extreme!!! Walking, Scrambling, Rock Climbing, Mountaineering and courses. We provide full and half day guiding options for individuals or groups and cater for ALL levels of fitness and experience. We also provide team building and training days for future adventures and peaks. Our aim is to keep the day flexible to suit your level of fitness, ability and experience. You can be assured of an adventure for everyone!!! "Experience the Adventure"
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Carnahone | Beaufort, Killarney, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

Our guide was absolutely amazing!! He was incredibly knowledgable, great craic and had fantastic stories. Having him as a guide made our ascent fun and took the stress off my husband and I trying to find the route ourselves. O'Shea's Gully was amazing, we had...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Yesterday my husband and I climbed Carrontouhil guided by Andy of Kerry Climbing. From the outset our contact with the company was excellent with phone calls and e mails promptly responded to, and when we met our guide he assured us that he would look...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

brilliant day out , the guide was excellent in his knowledge , manner and attention . he was encouraging , and that got me through a good days walk . in my opinion, the reassurance of using a guide in unfamiliar terrain was well worth...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing experience with a well organised company and an experienced, knowledgeable and helpful guide.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really can't say enough good things about my adventure. From my first email to getting safely back to my are, Kerryclimbing were professional, informative and fun, especially as I wouldn't be a particularly experienced hiker/hillwalking. Felt really prepared thanks to their early emails regarding what...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great day with a knowledgeable and informative guide. The mountains themselves are unbelievably beautiful and the team at jerry climbing were helpful, friendly and professional. Definitely recommend

Thank Damien M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I meant to write a review a while ago. We climbed Carrauntoohil back in March , Paddys Day. What an experience . I was actually dreading it because I thought i wouldn’t be able for it and wasn’t sure whether I wanted to be with...More

Thank Avril C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We questioned whether we needed a guide to climb, boy were we happy we did. Both the experience and knowledge that Pierce brought over the 7 hours made the day. The Devils Ladder would have been extremely unsafe if we did not have such experienced...More

Thank Neal C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time hiking the Horseshoe of the three peaks with Piaras from Kerry Climbing. Piaras was really patient with our team and had loads of interesting insights and anecdotes to share with us. Thanks for a great day out!

Thank Peter W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a fantastic experience climbing Carrauntoohil with KerryClimbing! Definitely one of the best things I did while I was staying in the Killarney area. I would recommend doing this hike with a guide as the weather changes very quickly and it would be easy (and...More

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Jessy T
5 October 2016|
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Response from SeanDaSheep | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you would be hard pushed to get the start point without a car. It's down a few back country roads but I can't remember the name of the point
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Andrea B
23 September 2016|
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Response from DJaIreland | Reviewed this property |
Hi Andrea If you get the chance to climb carentoohil just do it as it's fantastic and a great day out. That said book kerry climbing as it's dangerous and easy to get lost without a professional guide. Make sure and bring... More
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Hilaria M
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Response from KerryClimbing | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for contacting KerryClimbing. We do not provide accommodation. Should you require a guide for a mountain activity please do not hesitate to let us know. Kind Regards, Catherine.
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