Hiking Trails in Killarney

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Hiking Trails in Killarney

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  • the football man
    Dundalk, Ireland35 contributions
    It's a great hike even on a rainy day. I did one from Tahilla to Blackwater Bridge. I was with my mam and I think we were the first to do it in 2024.
    Written 2 January 2024
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  • Diane C
    12 contributions
    We had a wonderful hike on the yellow (moderate) trail. From the highest parking lot our loop took us down to the lake and up to the waterfall on the way back. The hundreds of steps back up the mountain were a little challenging for me but I was so glad we did the hike! A wonderful day! One of my favorite days in Ireland.
    Written 31 October 2023
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  • RobFalvey
    Cork, Ireland4 contributions
    Travelled up this route with the fantastic Piaras of Kerry Climbing,they are simply the experts in all things Climbing and The Reeks,the mountain boasts some amazing views accross Kerry on a good day, and is a very enjoyable but strenuous climb.Only to be attempted with propper and correct gear,more than doable with a reasonable level of fitness,do not underestimate the dangers of the mountain and always with a very competant guide.
    Written 3 August 2023
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  • Destination457132
    Puerto Iguazu, Argentina1 contribution
    Our family group climbed Carrauntoohil last weekend with our guide Maurice
    He was wonderful
    A huge knowledge of the whole area
    Great company with loads of anecdotes
    Very supportive and encouraging despite our lack of fitness
    A wonderful day out
    I can’t recommend Maurice too highly
    Written 12 May 2023
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  • Tara L
    Orio Al Serio, Italy24 contributions
    This walk was a great way to get a sense of the mountains without doing a long or difficult hike. It took 2-2.5 hours return with a slow 7 year old. Well worn trail. The track begins about 1km into the Gap of Dunloe from Kate Kearney's cottage (lots of parking there). Drive or walk south from Kate Kearney's until you see a small parking area on the right (west) side of the road (room for 2-3 cars only). There's a mountain rescue warning sign on a large rock. Pass through the gate and follow a wide rocky path zig zagging up the hill. It eventually winds its way to a cairn (good views here) or further up to three cairns on the top of the hill proper (even better views but you have to pass through some boggy bits and eroded track). It's really exposed up there. Beware of strong winds and mist or cloud that can descend quickly and make it tricky to navigate back.
    Written 7 October 2017
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