Join us on this once in a lifetime hiking adventure to the very top of Ireland. Carrauntoohil is an impressive pyramid shaped mountain that soars 1040 metres into the Killarney skyline and sits high upon its throne of the MacGillyCuddy Reeks. It offers striking views of steep gullies, glaciated formed lakes and knife edge ridges that have been carved out and shaped by nature.
Walking Distance: 12 km / 7.5 miles approximately
Height Gain: 981 metres
Carrauntoohill, which forms part of the MacGillicuddy’s Reeks is a significant mountain and should only be undertaken by experienced walkers who are familiar with negotiating very steep ground and with scrambling techniques. Walkers are advised to ensure they have this experience and to wear suitable hiking clothing and footwear – Please refer to ‘What to bring’ for recommended gear list.
This activity is also available as a private experience.
A French speaking guide is available for this hike on request.