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Mountain Trails - Wicklow Day Hikes
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Mountaintrails prides itself on providing the very best small group guided walking trips in Ireland, Wales and further afield, as well as day trips into the Wicklow Mountains near Dublin. We also offer navigation courses and mountain skills training...more
24 Reuben Avenue | Rialto, Dublin Dublin 8, Ireland
+353 86 446 6997
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

I had the pleasure of a day hike with my Grandson and Russ Mills as a shore excursion during our recent visit to Dublin. We originally planned to hike in the Wicklow Mountains until we realized that time in port would be limited. Russ quickly...More

Thank Scott A
Russell M, Owner at Mountain Trails - Wicklow Day Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Hello Scott, Many thanks for your kind words, it was good to hike with you both. I hope the rest of your trip went well.

Reviewed 12 August 2018

I was one of a group of 6 who recently spent the August bank holiday weekend scrambling on the beautiful mountains of Snowdonia. We scrambled three mountains, Lech Ddu Spur, Tryfan North and South Ridges and Y. Gribin. Russell guided us carefully over a suitable...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2018

We wanted to hike in the Wicklow mountains, be on our own time table, and not have to worry about driving there and back on narrow Irish roads. We were so lucky to find Mountaintrails to provide us with a private hike to Glendalough, Derrybawn...More

Thank Amy C
Russell M, Owner at Mountain Trails - Wicklow Day Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Hello Amy, It was lovely to meet you for a hike in the lovely Wicklow mountains. Many thanks for your kind words, I am so glad you had a great day and enjoyed the fraughans!

Reviewed 18 July 2018

Russell is a wonderful, fun, knowledgeable guide! He took us on a hike up Derrybawn Mountain that we will remember the rest of our lives. He listened carefully to what we wanted in a hike and then delivered exactly what we requested. The hike itself...More

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Russell M, Owner at Mountain Trails - Wicklow Day Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Hi Bob, Thanks so much for your kind words, I am delighted you had such an enjoyable day. Come back and visit us in Ireland soon!

Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

I can appreciate that this is probably a small business and if not enough people sign up, then its not worthwhile to Russ to meet his commitment from a financial perspective. However, as a tourist unfamiliar with area, being cancelled on the day before did...More

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Russell M, Owner at Mountain Trails - Wicklow Day Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Hi cor2507, It understand that it was very disappointing for you to have the hike cancelled at short notice. It is something that we do very rarely as we know how it adversely effects your trip. In this instance you were the only booking on...More

Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Russel was a great guide! We hiked Scarr mountain in Wicklow. He can customize your experience to be more strenuous or a bit easier. He is very knowledgeable about the landscape. He pointed out different plants during our hike and talked about the wildlife. It...More

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Russell M, Owner at Mountain Trails - Wicklow Day Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Hi Kevin, Thanks for your kind words. I am very glad you enjoyed your visit to the Wicklow Mountains with us.

Reviewed 31 May 2018

I don't have the words to express what a great experience our hike with Russell was. Everything was just perfect from initial contact with him - he was always very quick to respond with requested information - the hike - was so informative and responsive...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Thank you Russell and to your lovely partner / assistant, whose name I failed to get. I’d like to echo the many positive aspects and attributes expressed in previous reviews. Your calm and professional demeanor along with what turned out to be a very pleasant...More

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Russell M, Owner at Mountain Trails - Wicklow Day Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Thank you for your kind words, we look forward to seeing you out with us again in the future. Best regards.

Reviewed 18 April 2018

My husband and I wanted to hike in Ireland and didn't know really where to begin. We were able to find Russ on Trip advisor. We had communicated that we wanted a challenging hike since we are avid hikers. He was able to come up...More

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Russell M, Owner at Mountain Trails - Wicklow Day Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Thanks so much for your kind words. It was lovely to meet you both and share with you some of the beauty off the hills around Wicklow.

Reviewed 3 March 2018

If you're new to hill walking or a seasoned veteran there are plenty of day hikes to do with Mountain trails. Great guides with tonnes of local and nature knowledge.

Thank Sam B
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Ruta D
19 June 2018|
Response from bj582017 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ruta D, Book online and choose whether you need transport from Dublin or will make your own way to the hike start-off point. See the Hikes and Courses Calendar on the Mountaintrails website for available options.