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Photo of Carrauntoohil Photo of LoughInagh to Leenane Photo of Coumshingaun Lough (circular route + cave)
  • Carrauntoohil

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    near Knocknafreaghaun, Munster (Ireland)
    Distance
    7.91mi
    Elevation +
    2851f
    TrailRank
    76| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Carrauntoohil Photo of Carrauntoohil Photo of Carrauntoohil

    OBJETIVO: - Cumbre: Carrauntoohil Altitud: 1.039 m. ITINERARIO: Cronin's Yard - Devil's Ladder - Carrauntoohil - Devil's Ladder - Cronin's Yard. TIEMPO ESTIMADO: - Ascenso: 02:00 - Descenso: 01:45 DESCRIPCIÓ...

    Bonito camino y he aprendiendo de otra forma de ruta
    Papigarcia
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  • LoughInagh to Leenane

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    near Recess, Connaught (Ireland)
    Distance
    10.84mi
    Elevation +
    436f
    TrailRank
    75| Rating 5.0
    Photo of LoughInagh to Leenane Photo of LoughInagh to Leenane Photo of LoughInagh to Leenane

    Great walk from Inagh valley to Leenane along the Western Way with great views of The Twelve Bens and Maamturks.

    What a beautiful nature and wonderful photos I was excited to see your pictures Wishing you all the best, dear friend
    mehdi.tabibvand
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  • near Fews, Munster (Ireland)
    Distance
    6.46mi
    Elevation +
    2631f
    TrailRank
    67| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Coumshingaun Lough (circular route + cave) Photo of Coumshingaun Lough (circular route + cave) Photo of Coumshingaun Lough (circular route + cave)

    Coumshingaun is one of the finest examples of a corrie in Europe and the Comeragh mountains most famous landmark. Corries were formed by glacier movement during the ice age. The Coumshingaun Hike isn’t one you do with...

    Good auld craig
    Mark Treanor
    Lovely loop with a straightforward enough trail in good conditions. We did it on an extremely windy day which did make i...
    kaizersteven
    Asomate a la loma
    Xinximan
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  • near Knocknafreaghaun, Munster (Ireland)
    Distance
    7.91mi
    Elevation +
    3054f
    TrailRank
    66| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Carrauntouhill via the Devil's ladder Photo of Carrauntouhill via the Devil's ladder Photo of Carrauntouhill via the Devil's ladder

    The hike starts at Lislebane carpark. We had snow at top of the mountain. Slow pace due to a large number of people in the group. Proper mountain gear is essential for this walk. Bring torch in case of getting dark like ...

    What a beautiful nature and wonderful photos I was excited to see your pictures Wishing you all the best, dear friend
    mehdi.tabibvand
    War für die Beurteilung der Tour sehr hilfreich! 👍
    Andalhofa
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  • near Dunquin, Munster (Ireland)
    Distance
    5.95mi
    Elevation +
    925f
    TrailRank
    63| Rating 4.5
    Photo of Dunquin Coastal Loop (Co. Kerry - Dingle) Photo of Dunquin Coastal Loop (Co. Kerry - Dingle) Photo of Dunquin Coastal Loop (Co. Kerry - Dingle)

    An excellent walk along the Slea Head Drive near Dingle Co. Kerry. Parked at the Blasket Centre near Dunquin and for the first part followed the way-marked trail. If you are familiar with the film “Ryan’s Daughter” thi...

    Mooie wandeling, maar ook de Dingle Way met de auto is de moeite
    mark Keuppens
    Nice track!! We did It with 2 kids of 6 & 8, and they enjoyed the views!!!
    QuantumWasp
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  • near Howth, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    6.22mi
    Elevation +
    466f
    TrailRank
    62| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Howth (Puerto y ruta azul) / Howth (Harbour and blue trail) Photo of Howth (Puerto y ruta azul) / Howth (Harbour and blue trail) Photo of Howth (Puerto y ruta azul) / Howth (Harbour and blue trail)

    ESP / ENG Ruta por el precioso pueblo pesquero de Howth. Empezando en la salida de la estación del DART primero se visita la zona portuaria para tener vistas del Ireland's Eye, pequeña isla cercana, después se pasa po...

    Una ruta totalmente recomendable un paseo agradable a no ser que te pille un temporal de viento y agua repentino!! Pro p...
    Psicobeat13
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  • near Muckross Abbey, Munster (Ireland)
    Distance
    6.25mi
    Elevation +
    1608f
    TrailRank
    62| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Torc Mountain (Killarney National Park) Photo of Torc Mountain (Killarney National Park) Photo of Torc Mountain (Killarney National Park)

    OBJETIVO: - Cumbre: Torc Mountain Altitud: 535 m. ITINERARIO: Torc Waterfall carpark - Torc Waterfall - Torc Mountain - Muckross Lake - Torc Waterfall carpark. TIEMPO ESTIMADO: - Ascenso: 01:15 - Descenso: 01:...

    Bela paisagem Rochas tornam a subida mais cansativa
    weslley.cruz
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  • Shankill - Killiney - Dalkey

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    near Shankill, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    8.01mi
    Elevation +
    623f
    TrailRank
    62| Rating 4.0
    Photo of Shankill - Killiney - Dalkey Photo of Shankill - Killiney - Dalkey Photo of Shankill - Killiney - Dalkey

    Interesting city walk little south of Dublin. The site can be easily reached by DART, and the track begins and ends at different DART stations. In few kilometers there is a truly remarkable concentration of things to se...

    I thought this walk was a gorgeous walk with some amazing views on route
    dermotplace
    It’s a lovely area. I suggest a variation, on leaving Shankill Dart station head for Shanganngh Cliffs to walk along the...
    davinroche
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  • near Feenagh, Munster (Ireland)
    Distance
    6.62mi
    Elevation +
    820f
    TrailRank
    62
    Photo of Burren, Gleninagh to Black Head, 2015 Photo of Burren, Gleninagh to Black Head, 2015 Photo of Burren, Gleninagh to Black Head, 2015

    We went to the Burren in County Clare for a three days hiking with a group of friends lead by Tony and Kay. We stayed in Ballyvaughan. This hike through the Burren, along by Gleninagh to Black Head is one of the best hik...

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  • Derrynane loop

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    near Derrynane, Munster (Ireland)
    Distance
    6.57mi
    Elevation +
    591f
    TrailRank
    60
    Photo of Derrynane loop Photo of Derrynane loop Photo of Derrynane loop

    "The best view in Ireland" I was told as I walked and its hard to argue on a day like this. Beaches, coastal woodland, stone steps and an easy incline. Went a bit off track on the island but ended up on a beach so it wor...

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  • near Newtown, Munster (Ireland)
    Distance
    10.28mi
    Elevation +
    482f
    TrailRank
    58| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Walking/Cycling Kilkee Cliffs Loop County Clare Photo of Walking/Cycling Kilkee Cliffs Loop County Clare Photo of Walking/Cycling Kilkee Cliffs Loop County Clare

    The cliffs of Kilkee are far less known, but not less impressive than the Cliffs of Moher... and there are no entrance fees, few people only, tranquility! Most people only walk the mile from Kilkee's West End up to the f...

    Nice
    almaydie
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  • near Oughterard, Connaught (Ireland)
    Distance
    70.51mi
    Elevation +
    5863f
    TrailRank
    58
    Photo of The Western Way: Part 1 Oughterard to Newport Photo of The Western Way: Part 1 Oughterard to Newport Photo of The Western Way: Part 1 Oughterard to Newport

    I walked "The Western Way" as a possible section of the E2 European Long Distance Path, as well as for its innate beauty. This is part 1 of the route, it differed in places from an older GPX track I had downloaded from w...

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  • Falls and stones

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    near Lisnamavaun, Munster (Ireland)
    Distance
    4.52mi
    Elevation +
    427f
    TrailRank
    56
    Photo of Falls and stones Photo of Falls and stones Photo of Falls and stones

    Couple of river crossings, lots of megalithic remains and of course the spectacular backdrop of the Dingle peninsula and the coast. Try the bakery in Cromane for breakfast and the pub in Brandon after.

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  • Carrauntoohil 2016-06-02

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    near Knocknafreaghaun, Munster (Ireland)
    Distance
    8.43mi
    Elevation +
    3317f
    TrailRank
    56| Rating 4.5
    Photo of Carrauntoohil 2016-06-02 Photo of Carrauntoohil 2016-06-02 Photo of Carrauntoohil 2016-06-02

    This is an alternate way to the usual path through this boring, crazy and overcrowded Devil's Ladder ! The way up follows the Brother O'Shea's Gully Route. But, be careful ! Sometimes the path is somewhat discontinuous,...

    Unfortunately it is not possible to do the full track anymore. We did it clockwise. It was difficult to find the path up...
    Rick Vlaming
    I loved the scenery!
    Brumi_cz
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  • near Enniskerry, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    12.98mi
    Elevation +
    2421f
    TrailRank
    55
    Photo of Enniskerry, Wicklow Way to Lough Dan Photo of Enniskerry, Wicklow Way to Lough Dan Photo of Enniskerry, Wicklow Way to Lough Dan

    Leaving the village of Enniskerry, climb the hill & turn right into Powerscourt Estate. After stopping for coffee & a scone, keep left after exiting & pass the garden centre & the distillery. At this point there's a gat...

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  • Glendalough

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    near Brockagh, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    10.94mi
    Elevation +
    1460f
    TrailRank
    55
    Photo of Glendalough Photo of Glendalough Photo of Glendalough

    Beautiful walk, really easy to follow (you just have to follow the road) ! Do not hesitate to go near the river, it’s a little paradise... You will have to take an half day to really enjoy the walk :)

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  • Howth (near Dublin)

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    near Howth, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    9.48mi
    Elevation +
    1355f
    TrailRank
    55| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Howth (near Dublin) Photo of Howth (near Dublin) Photo of Howth (near Dublin)

    Howth is small heaven for walkers. There's a wide choice of looped walking routes suitable for all levels of fitness. Amazing views over cliff tops and a spectacular panaroma of Dublin bay. If you are in Dublin and you ...

    Thanks for sharing! We are from Basque Country, love the mountains and paths, and this is an awesome one, over all the l...
    Manugtt
    Very beautiful scenery all over the whole trail. Easy for all levels; I walked this trail with friends who are not avid ...
    Joeffroy Otayek
    Really nice tour Sometimes a little bit muddy
    P@trick
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  • near Meadow Mount, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    18.57mi
    Elevation +
    2267f
    TrailRank
    54
    Photo of Marlay Park, Wicklow Way, Johnny Foxes & Enniskerry. Photo of Marlay Park, Wicklow Way, Johnny Foxes & Enniskerry. Photo of Marlay Park, Wicklow Way, Johnny Foxes & Enniskerry.

    Take the 16 bus out of Dublin City centre to Marlay Park. Starting at the entrance to Marlay Park House, look out for signs for the Way. There's a pleasant cafe (called the Wicklow Way) on the opposite side of the park. ...

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  • Great Sugarloaf, Wicklow, Ireland

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    near Kilmacanoge, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    5.33mi
    Elevation +
    1591f
    TrailRank
    53
    Photo of Great Sugarloaf, Wicklow, Ireland Photo of Great Sugarloaf, Wicklow, Ireland Photo of Great Sugarloaf, Wicklow, Ireland

    I did this route with the An Oiga group lead by Nancy. It is an interesting route because it can be accessed from Dublin by Public Transport. We travelled by the 145 Dublin Bus from Westmorland Street to the last stop in...

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  • Boherboy loop

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    near Feohanagh, Munster (Ireland)
    Distance
    13.61mi
    Elevation +
    1125f
    TrailRank
    53
    Photo of Boherboy loop Photo of Boherboy loop Photo of Boherboy loop

    A little of everything from quiet lanes and fields to tracks and hillsides, ending with a cliff side view of the sea.

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  • Around Bohernabreena lower lake

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    near Oldbawn, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    5.86mi
    Elevation +
    322f
    TrailRank
    52
    Photo of Around Bohernabreena lower lake Photo of Around Bohernabreena lower lake Photo of Around Bohernabreena lower lake

    A walk from the nearest bus stop to the upper lake on the Bohernabreena reservoir through wicklow mountain way. At the half way of the route (4,90km), we cross the river, just pay attention about the level of the water....

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  • Bannow Bay Trail (TINERN)

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    near New Bridge, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    4.58mi
    Elevation +
    177f
    TrailRank
    52
    Photo of Bannow Bay Trail (TINERN) Photo of Bannow Bay Trail (TINERN) Photo of Bannow Bay Trail (TINERN)

    Bannow Bay Trail (TINERN) Start at tintern abby. Walk in abby main entrance past reception and follow sign for vine cottage bar. This will take you on the right trail loads of pics taken to use as reference good walk if ...

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  • near Sraghmore, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    13.14mi
    Elevation +
    2018f
    TrailRank
    51
    Photo of Lus Mór B&B, Wicklow Way to Glendalough Photo of Lus Mór B&B, Wicklow Way to Glendalough Photo of Lus Mór B&B, Wicklow Way to Glendalough

    Leaving the Lus Mór B&B / hostel, turn left at the top of the lane & then look for a forestry trail off to the right after 200 to 300 m. Follow this track uphill through Ballinafunshogue Woods until you meet the Way & tu...

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