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Torc Mountain Walk

Kenmare Road, Killarney, Ireland
353-64-31633
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Pretty, but bring your walking shoes, and water!

Part of the Killarney Adventure Race. Torc Mountain has two trails, 19k and 9k. The "cardiac steps... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2015
JaredGoff
Great Scenery in historic location

The way from Torc to Derrycunnihy Church or Ladies View begins at the upper car park. This is a... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2015
EileenG337
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Kenmare Road, Killarney, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 October 2015

Part of the Killarney Adventure Race. Torc Mountain has two trails, 19k and 9k. The "cardiac steps" hurt me! :)

Thank JaredGoff
Reviewed 5 October 2015

The way from Torc to Derrycunnihy Church or Ladies View begins at the upper car park. This is a beautiful walk. However just be aware the other end is marshy and is covered by way of railway sleepers. The woods at each end are very...More

1  Thank EileenG337
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Torc is the little hill above the Falls. You can climb it by starting at the lower car park, taking in the waterfalls, or you can take the easier choice by joining from the upper car park in Muckross forrest. Not the most challenging of...More

Thank Bernard C
Reviewed 26 September 2015

I started at Torc Waterfall at Daybreak, ( be careful as the steps can be slippery) I headed over to Old Kenmare Road & back, so beautiful & peaceful.

Thank Kesh_grammy
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Lots of steps with views at the top. It was a little crowded, but still a very beautiful spot. Parking was kind of an issue, but we waiting and found a place.

Thank Ohio_Geologist1
Reviewed 24 September 2015

This hike is wonderful. Takes about an hour depending upon how much you stop to enjoy the scenery, take pictures, breath the fresh air... Doing this as well as the waterfall makes the whole trip more worth it.

Thank Avery C
Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

This is a very nice hike, I think it's a good one for everybody as it's not too hard but not boring either even if you're used to higher peaks. The view at the top is beautiful. It was a bit tricky for us to...More

Thank Marjoriedlang
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We only walked to the waterfall and that is a delightful photo-op. Some continued up the trails but we turned and went back to our car.

Thank rockcole
Reviewed 14 September 2015

I very much enjoyed our short hike to the waterfall. I loved hearing the water and listening to it cascade down the rocks. Very beautiful scenery and a very easy hike for most I would think.

1  Thank Patricia L
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Brilliant scenery, lovely climb to the top (if a little slippy in places). The waterfall itself is fantastic. Well worth a stop if you are going to Muckross House etc.

Thank Joanne L
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mifoodtraveler
30 April 2015|
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Response from Hans G | Reviewed this property |
Depends on personal hiking condition. We made it in 70 minutes to the top. But we were of good speed. I would say up to 100 minutes is ok.
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Aoife M
9 January 2015|
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Response from tranzitas |
Hi I would recommend a pair of good comfy shoes, keep your stuff in backpack , hiking sticks are useful. If you have baby don't drag the buggy.Baby carer highly recommended. Cause you'll go up and up. And then back down... More
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