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Dunloe, Killarney, Ireland
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Ireland's highest peak.
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“devils ladder” (50 reviews)
“cronins yard” (19 reviews)
“highest peak” (16 reviews)
Dunloe, Killarney, Ireland
+353 66 976 9244
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Reviewed yesterday

Challenging walk but enjoyable, the views are fantastic. But make sure you check weather and go with someone.

Thank gummidge73
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I feel like many of the reviews prior to the past 3 have glazed over the fact that Devils Ladder is a full out (scary at times) vertical scramble. This is not for the faint of heart! Being in moderately good shape (recovering from hip...More

Thank rachelgB6228WX
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A great hike that has amazing views, if you can get a good day! We went up the devil's ladder and down the zig zags. Devil's ladder is steep and requires some scrambling. Takes about 2 hours to get to the summit this way. Hiking...More

Thank emmaemccarthy
Reviewed 4 days ago

I am no climber, yet I made it up and down in 5.5hrs. Starts off nice and gentle and then the devils ladder sorts you out. But it is worth it all just to climb the highest mountain in Ireland.

Thank John O
Reviewed 5 days ago

One of the most scenic walks in the British Isles! Even in July it is relatively quiet, and the views from Carrantoohill and neighbouring peaks are spectacular. The Devil's ladder route is a challenging walk/scramble, but not a climb. Parked a Cronin's yard (excellent tea...More

Thank mjh0017
Reviewed 1 week ago

the climb was tough enough, but the summit was worth it for the amazing views.. breath-taking. you could see for miles and the mountain range was just out of this world.

Thank claire k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A day on Carrauntoohill is always pure therapy. Be cautious though this is not a mountain to be underestimated. If you don't know what you are doing or inexperienced on the mountains get a guide

Thank TCT2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great hike. The devils ladder is a steep scramble with some loose rock. Quickest way up but your legs will know all about it. From the devils ladder to the sumit it loose stone. The temperature drops at the top of the ladder even on...More

Thank James K
Reviewed 14 June 2017

I made sure to catch this on my trip. I am an avid hiker and do not shy away from a challenge. This is more than a casual day hike. Proper planning and preparation should go into this trip. Go to All Trails for a...More

Thank Ray T
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

A group of 8 of us went from Cronins Yard (€2) to park your car. Left at 9.15 and it took 4 hours to climb. Our guide was a friend who is extremely experienced. It is a climb and definitely not a hike. We went...More

Thank Caroline N
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Billy O
18 February 2016|
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Response from Usia1983 |
It is about 18 km from Killarney towards Killorglin. After 7km road N72 behind Killarney turn left in the direction of Gap of Dunloe (Gap Rd.) At the end of the turn in the direction of Carrantoohil narrow road to the car... More
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15 April 2015|
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Response from Aitch22 | Reviewed this property |
"Yes...BUT" - it is a rocky, harsh and steep environment. Don't travel alone, take several layers of clothing, sufficient energy snacks and water (min 2L per person). A torch/lamp, mobile phone (with spare charged battery... More