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What a wonderful experience!

A big thank you to Kerry Climbing for guiding us to the top of Carrauntoohil. Great hosts and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Alan D
Outstanding hike with best guides on Carrauntoohil

We were extraordinarily lucky with the weather. Arguably the first day of spring and we enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Kerry Climbing is a family run and is the premier and leading Mountain guiding company of the region and a high quality provider of courses in Rock-Climbing, Mountaineering, Navigation + Proficiency, Winter Mountaineering and Skills and much much more. We specialise and are the leading providers of guided ascents of the MacGillycuddys Reeks mountains in Kerry and of Ireland's highest mountain Corran Tuathail (Carrauntoohil) which stands at 1039 metres.We also guide all the other mountainous areas of southern Ireland. From leisurely nature walks in ancient oak forests to challenging roped climbs and ascents. From the Easy to the Extreme!!! Walking, Scrambling, Rock Climbing, Mountaineering and courses. We provide full and half day guiding options for individuals or groups and cater for ALL levels of fitness and experience. We also provide team building and training days for future adventures and peaks. Our aim is to keep the day flexible to suit your level of fitness, ability and experience. You can be assured of an adventure for everyone!!! "Experience the Adventure"
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Carnahone | Beaufort, Killarney, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

A big thank you to Kerry Climbing for guiding us to the top of Carrauntoohil. Great hosts and guides for the day. Very knowledgeable of these mountains and great company on the day too. We were also blessed with a gloriously beautiful day. Thanks again!!

Thank Alan D
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were extraordinarily lucky with the weather. Arguably the first day of spring and we enjoyed sunshine and views for miles. We were so pleased to have selected Kerry Climbing for our hike up Carrauntoohil--Piaras and Keith demonstrated how well they knew not only the...More

Thank Jordan H
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Kerry climbing organised our guides to take students and teachers up lugnaquilla on sat. 21st April. Brendan and Aaron were outstanding in their attention to detail throughout the day. We most definitely will be using Kerry Climbing next year to climb Slieve Donard. 2 out...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived for a retreat for the weekend staying at Beaufort house organised from a group from London. To say it was absolute rubbish was an understatement. We searched for something else to do and came across Kerryclimbing.ie from a recommendation and we spotted their...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic day on the hills with Pierce, would highly recommend. Lovely fella highly knowledgeable of the area, very professional mountain leader with years of experience. I did the horseshoe route and the views were incredible.

Thank Martin B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my girlfriend decided to climb Carrauntoohil and went for the guided tour up the Devils Ladder with their guide Pierce. He is a great guide, very friendly, mountain rescue volunteer and Himalayas adventurer so we were in great hands. My girlfriend has a...More

Thank H0wsItG0ing
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KerryClimbingRocks, Owner at KerryClimbing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for such a great review, we appreciate it and it will go a long way in helping others to decide on what worthwhile activities to book when in Kerry ! Great to hear that you both enjoyed it so much, despite a bit...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a family expedition to the top of Purple Mountain which suited all ages, fears and abilities! A fairy challenging but safe climb to 862m. We were fortunate to have a clear day with good visibility and the views were quite stunning. Piaras was...More

Thank richardmarriott2018
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KerryClimbingRocks, Owner at KerryClimbing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Richard & Family, What a super day it was with great views which you were so lucky to get! We thoroughly enjoyed arranging your day of adventure on Purple Mountain. Thank you for taking the time to write your review and hopefully we'll see...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We would highly recommend kerry climbing. We decidedo to hire a guide for our first attempt at climbing carraigtwohill and it's by far the best decision we could have made. From start to finish Catherine could not be more helpful when booking our climb. She...More

Thank Mark K
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KerryClimbingRocks, Owner at KerryClimbing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Mark, many thanks for leaving this review - It really is great to hear that you were so happy with the service from start to finish :) It was a super day for sure and a pleasure to meet you. Until next time! Catherine...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks Kerry Climbing for a second fantastic experience climbing Carrauntoohil! From practical information on what to bring to professional knowledge on the climb and safety, in addition to insightful geographical information! I climbed with young teenagers and a pre teen and Pearse our guide was...More

Thank Dawn S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

excellent guided tour with Piaras. Guide was very informative and very helpful. Guided us up the devils ladder to the summit.

Thank Eamonn O
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Jessy T
4 October 2016|
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Response from SeanDaSheep | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you would be hard pushed to get the start point without a car. It's down a few back country roads but I can't remember the name of the point
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22 September 2016|
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Hi Andrea If you get the chance to climb carentoohil just do it as it's fantastic and a great day out. That said book kerry climbing as it's dangerous and easy to get lost without a professional guide. Make sure and bring... More
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Response from KerryClimbing | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for contacting KerryClimbing. We do not provide accommodation. Should you require a guide for a mountain activity please do not hesitate to let us know. Kind Regards, Catherine.
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