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Carrauntoohil is Ireland's highest mountain, with 1,038 metres of height (3,405 feet) on The MacGillycuddy’s Reeks, County Kerry.
MEET TIME at 09:30 am
The route with a total distance of 13.5 km (8.5 miles approx.)
About 950 metres (3,100 feet) total climbing.
6+ hours duration.
Walking easy first into the Hag’s Glen for 45 minutes to warm up. 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 about 25 minutes to the summit. Taking our time to enjoy the views, take pictures, and have lunch break.
The way down will be via Devil’s Ladder, a steep gully where some scrambling down is required; or Zig-Zag path; or Heaven's Gate depending on weather conditions and safety.
Carrauntoohil is a strenuous walk ideal for a person with a good fitness level and some hill walking experience.
Guests should have own transport to drive to the starting point Lisleibane car park or Cronin's Yard.
The experience of walking to Carrauntoohil summit taking some of the different routes will be challenging for a person with a low or moderate level of fitness. It could be done with the right weather and some extra time but a high motivation is needed.