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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.
Carrauntoohil is Ireland's highest mountain, with 1,039 metres of height (3,405 feet) on The MacGillycuddy’s Reeks, County Kerry.
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.
Cesar was a fantastic guide. Very helpful in the more challenging parts. I'll definitely be out with Cesar again and I highly recommend him. A1 guide.
“Thanks so much Cesar. We had a great day hiking Carrauntoohill. The hike was completely personalised to our abilities and it was a truly memorable experience. Couldn’t recommend this experience more and got so much more out of it than if when had just gone ourselves :)”
Claire - Ireland - 2020
“We had a fantastic day on our climb to Carrauntoohil with Cesar. He was a great guide and went at our pace, being mindful of safety at all times. His knowledge of the mountains is very impressive and he took us on a quieter route which made it very interesting for us. Cesar was a great companion for the day. We recommend his trip highly and look forward to doing another climb with him in the near future.”