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A strenuous walk, ideal for a person with a good fitness level and hillwalking experience.
Easy walking first into the Hag’s Glen along the River Gaddagh for 45 minutes to warm up, with a panoramic view over The MacGillycuddy’s Reeks. Then with short scrambles on the mountain path north of Lough Gouragh, and steep climb heading via O’Shea's Gully to the col on Beenkeragh ridge. Bearing southeast in about 20 minutes to the summit at 1039 metres over sea level. Taking our time at the top to have lunch break. The views in a clear day are stunning.
The way down will be via Devil’s Ladder, a steep gully where some scrambling down is required; or Zig-Zag path or Heavenly Gates; depending on weather conditions & safety.
A hard ~ strenuous walk. This walk is tailored for people with hill walking experience and good fitness level, who are interested in staying off the beaten tracks, and hiking on scenic parts of the mountain that are seldom trod.
The route involves steep climb, scrambling & exposure, but would be completely personalised to the abilities, fitness and equipment of the group to make a truly memorable experience.
There are several routes to reach Carrauntoohil summit. Our route choice would depend on the weather conditions.
Carrauntoohil at 1,039 m over sea level is the highest peak in Ireland, Beenkeragh with stunning views is the second 1,010 m.
Strenuous hiking with steep climb and exposure. This walk is ideal for a person with a good fitness level. Scheduled some Fridays.
On our approach to the mountain we walk into Hag’s Glen for one hour before our first rest, with some scrambling we reach the base of the Hag’s Tooth at 500 metres high. We then prepare for the summit and the actual climb, with short scrambles and steep climb we will head up via Coomcalee. From the top we can see the finest views of Beenkeragh Ridge which join to Carrauntoohil within a distance of 800 metres, and the beautiful Iveragh Peninsula.
After lunch break at the summit, If the weather is very good (good visibility, no wind, rain, cold) on the way down the route would be via Beenkeragh Ridge to Carrauntoohil.
Probably the best alpine type walk in Ireland. This route takes in one walk the three summits over 1,000 metres in Ireland.
Strenuous hiking with steep climb scrambling & exposure. Ideal for a person with a good fitness level and experience.
Starting from Breanlee free car park. Via the concret road we reach Lough Eighter in the first half an hour. At this waypoint we could choose to do the route clock or anti-clockwise and return to this point in the way down.
Via the ridge to Skregmore (851 m) first. Then Beenkeragh summit (1010 m) with awesome view. The next 30 minutes is time to enjoy scrambling on Beenkeragh Ridge, a alpine like traverse which requires some extra concentration. From the top of O’Shea’s Gully 20 minutes more to get on top of Carrauntoohil (1,039 m) No rush, we have plenty of time for lunch break.
Return via Caher (1,001 m), safe terrain in case of bad weather, it will take about 2.5 hours to get back to Lough Eighter. Still 30 minutes more to finish.
Strenuous hiking with steep climb scrambling & exposure. Scheduled some Fridays.
Alpine like walking on complex terrain over the ridge of Knocknapeasta (973m), The Big Gun (939m), and Cruach Mhor (932m).
This walk is ideal for a person with a good fitness level and hillwalking experience.
This mountain hike along the Eastern Reeks with stunning views, is a five stars activity with all ingredients to enjoy the mountains. The route would be completely personalised to the abilities, fitness and equipment of the group to make a truly memorable experience.
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