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Killarney National Park is a very special part of the World. A natural ecosystem connected to the Atlantic Ocean. Torc Mountain is an easy hike. Scheduled Tuesdays & Thursdays.
The walking route will be to Torc Waterfall & Mountain. Torc summit at 535 metres high.
We will start our walk at a leisurely pace and I will make sure that everybody is comfortable and happy. With will stops at regular intervals to enjoy the scenery, to take pictures, and have lunch break.
Meet time at 10:30 am.
Distance 11 km.
Ascent of 600 metres.
Duration 4.5 hours.
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A moderate - strenuous hike. Scheduled some Mondays.
This hike is on open moorland and mountain, with wet ground at some spots, narrow mountain tracks surrounded by high heather and short steep climbs. We are hiking off the beaten tracks, on scenic parts of the mountain that are seldom trod. The route would be completely personalised to the abilities, fitness and equipment of the group to make a truly memorable experience. The semi-circular walking route will be contouring near Tomies and Shehy mountains.
From the summit at 832 metres high there are great views of The MacGillycuddy’s Reeks and Killarney National Park.
Meet time at 10:00 am.
Total distance of 13 km approx.
Total ascent 1000 metres approx.
6 hours duration.
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A moderate walk. Scheduled some Mondays.
With an easy and quick access from Killarney. We will walk the most direct route to the summit at 838 metres (2,749 ft) via Devil’s Punch Bowl, and the steep eastern arête with a great view over Horse’s Glen. The walk is on green road and mountain tracks, suitable for people without hill walking experience and a moderate fitness level.
We will have lunch break at the summit with views of Kenmare Bay, Beara Peninsula, the MacGillycuddy’s Reeks, Killarney National Park and Dingle Peninsula. From here, the way down could be done in 2 hours with an easy pace.
Meet time at 10:00 am.
Distance 12 km.
Total ascent 730 metres.
Duration 5.5 hours.
We will start our walk near Ladies View at a leisurely pace, and I will make sure that everybody is comfortable and happy, with stops at regular intervals for people to enjoy the scenery, to take photos, and have some food and drinks. During the walk I like to talk with my group about issues related to the area, such ancient dwelling places.
The walking route will be The Kerry Way to Lord Brandon’s Cottage and the Black Valley on forest track and narrow road. Every one of my guided walks has its' own particular places of outstanding beauty. I always aim to make my walks a very special and memorable experience for guests.
Meet at 10:30
Distance of 13 km.
Total height gain 300 metres.
Duration 4 hours.
I will meet with my hiking group at Kate Kearney's Cottage, The Gap of Dunloe, with free car park and public toilets.
We will start our walk at a leisurely pace, and I will make sure that everybody is comfortable and happy. We will stop at regular intervals for people to enjoy the scenery, to take photos, and have some snacks and drinks.
The walking route to Strickeen will be on open mountain and a wide track in the way down. The walk is easy suitable for a family with children over 10 years.
From the summit at 440 meters high, there are great views toward Carrauntoohil and Dingle peninsula. Here we would have lunch break, surrounded by the highest mountains in Ireland.
Meet at 10:30
Distance of 7 km.
Total height gain 400 metres.
Duration 3.5 hours.
Advance, intermediate & beginners navigation skills.
Bespoke navigation training based on the integration of: GPS, Map, Compass. For 1 or 2 people. 1 day over 7 hours session is €75 per person on a date that suits you.
It is recommended at least 3 days training, but it would depend on your experience (Hillwalking, Navigation, GPS) and degree of learning that you wish.
If you do basic navigation with map and compass already, in three days you will be able to navigate in poor visibility conditions using GPS too. This efficient navigation has to be supported with some planning before the walk.
Ratio 1:1 or 1:2.