Hike Carrauntoohil Mountain. Kerry. Guided. _2328132


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Hike Carrauntoohil Mountain. Kerry. Guided.

8.5 hours
Starting point
Cronins Yard

Hike to the top of Ireland’s highest mountain Carrauntoohil on this spectacular guided hike. Feast your eyes on county Kerry’s breath-taking scenery of wild and untouched landscapes. Available on Saturdays, Feb to Nov. Min 1 Max 10.

What to expect?

Join us on this once in a lifetime hiking adventure to the very top of Ireland. Carrauntoohil is an impressive pyramid shaped mountain that soars 1040 metres into the Killarney skyline and sits high upon its throne of the MacGillyCuddy Reeks. It offers striking views of steep gullies, glaciated formed lakes and knife edge ridges that have been carved out and shaped by nature.

Walking Distance: 12 km / 7.5 miles approximately

Height Gain: 981 metres

Carrauntoohill, which forms part of the MacGillicuddy’s Reeks is a significant mountain and should only be undertaken by experienced walkers who are familiar with negotiating very steep ground and with scrambling techniques. Walkers are advised to ensure they have this experience and to wear suitable hiking clothing and footwear – Please refer to ‘What to bring’ for recommended gear list.

This activity is also available as a private experience.

A French speaking guide is available for this hike on request.

What is included?

Professional and experienced guide (French speaking upon request).

What do I need to bring?

Rain Jacket/Pants

Walking boots/shoes

Rucksack or appropriate bag for carrying food/clothing

Suitable hiking clothing e.g. fleece, hat, gloves

No cotton t-shirts or jeans as these items will hold water and may accelerate chances of hypothermia

Spare clothes and shoes for after activity

Warm drink and water (1 litre approx)

Food e.g. lunch, snacks, etc.

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
    • Cancellation Policy: Fee of $100 if cancelled 15 days before event or less.
    • Quality Assurance: Travelade only works with selected local partners we trust to provide high quality service.

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