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Mount Brandon

An Daingean | Co. Kerry, Ireland
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An Daingean | Co. Kerry, Ireland
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

We had experienced a lot of rain the day before and the ground was still very wet/boggy. There really is no trail. You are just following the rocky outline of a creek or runoff bed most of the way up. Hiking boots for ankle stability...More

Thank mcconnellboys
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

First we were disappointed because of weather, but then we realized that misty mountains are so beautiful!!!

Thank heidim606
Reviewed 30 August 2017

What an Excellent Wednesday..... THE GOOD ...sun shining. August .Kerry supplies from Bacus Bakery Cloghane ..local goats cheese, local bread, local pastries, local lady with a lovely welcome & way about her. DIRECTIONS Heading on after leaving the village turn left and then left again...More

1  Thank helenm496
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Hiked up Mount Brandon one morning. It had rained the night before, so it was a little muddy, but it was not too bad. Great views of the ocean and the valley. If you are looking to get out and see the Outdoors this is...More

Thank Brad A
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Drove through the Conor Pass to near the top of Mt. Brandon. On a clear day great views of both Tralee and Dingle. Worth the Drive.

Thank relee96
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Steep hills to climb. Beautifull views and the signs are easy to follow. Once you make it to the end.... it is a long way back!

1  Thank Gerald T
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Six of us climbed mount Brandon for the first time last Sunday . The weather wasn't the best and clouds descended on the way up, however they blew away to reveal an amazing view. It's well marked and takes 1.30 comfortably to go up. We...More

Thank Daithimacliam
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Parked up at the parking place at the start of the pilgrims path. Took our time, hiking up, tough going! took 2,5 hours to go up. followed the ridge North until we hit the path going west down and walked back to the carpark. 17km...More

1  Thank Ed_Schulte
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We started this hike from the car park at the hostel near Cloghan. This isn't a difficult hike although there are parts, approaching the summit, that require a bit of focus and concentration. The scenery is breathtaking and having a nice day helped. Up and...More

Thank AlanMerrins
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This climb is not for the faint of heart but is worth the effort - even if you do not make it all the way to the top. As a middle aged (alright OLD) traveler who is not in the best physical shape, I say...More

1  Thank Beth C
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11 July 2016|
Response from David M |
It took myself and two friends 4 and half hours up and down. We stopped at the top for tea also. It is a hard climb though.
Krissie-Marie B
28 June 2016|
Response from Paddy H | Reviewed this property |
The easiest route is from the west. It was no problem for an 8 year old in perfect weather. 8 year old is normal fit and doesn't do a lot of hiking. A 5 year old might be ok, but probably a bit tough/long for a 3 year old.