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My first climb of Carrauntoohill

I climbed Carrauntoohil for the first time yesterday. Booked a guided tour with KerryClimbing and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Susan M
Mount Carrauntoohil via Devils Ladder

Great day hike up Ireland's tallest mountain. Our guide Pierce arranged to meet us in Killarney... read more

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Kerry Climbing is a family run and is the premier and leading Mountain guiding company of the region and a high quality provider of courses in Rock-Climbing, Mountaineering, Navigation + Proficiency, Winter Mountaineering and Skills and much much more. We specialise and are the leading providers of guided ascents of the MacGillycuddys Reeks mountains in Kerry and of Ireland's highest mountain Corran Tuathail (Carrauntoohil) which stands at 1039 metres.We also guide all the other mountainous areas of southern Ireland. From leisurely nature walks in ancient oak forests to challenging roped climbs and ascents. From the Easy to the Extreme!!! Walking, Scrambling, Rock Climbing, Mountaineering and courses. We provide full and half day guiding options for individuals or groups and cater for ALL levels of fitness and experience. We also provide team building and training days for future adventures and peaks. Our aim is to keep the day flexible to suit your level of fitness, ability and experience. You can be assured of an adventure for everyone!!! "Experience the Adventure"
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Reviewed yesterday

I climbed Carrauntoohil for the first time yesterday. Booked a guided tour with KerryClimbing and Mike was my guide. There were 11 other climbers in the group and all were friendly and made the trip even more pleasant. Our guide was excellent. Loads of information...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great day hike up Ireland's tallest mountain. Our guide Pierce arranged to meet us in Killarney. After a 20 minute drive, we arrived at the trail head, Cronin's Yard. We had a cup of coffee and a scone before heading out. Once on the trail,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent trek to top of mountain with Andy Lynch. Was encouraged at all the right spots and the banter was only mighty . Kerryclimbing made achievement of my bucket list item a joyMore

1  Thank Ciaran O
KerryClimbingRocks, Owner at KerryClimbing, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks Ciaran for your kind praise of your amazing day climbing Carrauntoohil with us. Congrats and well done once again on your brilliant achievment. Thank you for choosing KerryClimbing to guide and share your adventure and thanks for sharing your thoughts of the day. Best...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An absolutely fantastic two days spent in the Kerry mountains. I normally look to push myself a little outside my comfort zone in most things i do but at the age of 30 had yet to confront my irrational anxiety around heights. After booking the...More

Thank Eoin H
Reviewed 1 week ago

An absolutely brilliant two days with Piaras. Day one was spent in the Gap of Dunloe learning all the techniques we would need for day two. A huge emphasis was paid to safety, and I was very comfortable with equipment and knots and technique by...More

Thank Michael H
KerryClimbingRocks, Owner at KerryClimbing, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Michael... Really great to receive your glowing review of your mighty 2 days of Kerry Climbing! It was a joy to spend the time with you all and see you all grow in confidence and competence over the 2 days. Delighted you got such...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

On 1/8/17, I went with Piaras and Mick from Kerry Climbing on a climb up Carrauntoohil via the Devils Ladder along with a great bunch of like minded ascenders of the highest mountain in Ireland. It was a super day and Piaras and Mick were...More

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KerryClimbingRocks, Owner at KerryClimbing, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a lovely review of a typical day spent out with us at KerryClimbing! A mix of like minded adventurous individuals all up for the challenge of climbing magnificent mountains, hopefully getting a stunning view or two, having some fun along the way and hearing...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Reached the top of Carrauntoohil as part of a group with Kerry Climbing on the 8th of August 2107. Having done Ben Nevis and Kilimanjaro previously, I can honestly say I have never climbed in such awful conditions! However the ascent was achieved with the...More

Thank PaddyPablo2017
KerryClimbingRocks, Owner at KerryClimbing, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So nice to sit and read your feedback of your day spent with us climbing the mighty Corrán Tuathail. It was a great day for sure and it's so cool to hear that you appreciate the responsibility and care we feel for these stunning peaks....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second time out with Kerry Climbing and what a day! We were so lucky to be able to enjoy spectacular views from Carrauntoohil on a beautiful day. Our route via the Devil's Ladder and the Zig-Zags was great fun and really nicely...More

Thank Dererca
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Third time out with Piaras and Kerry Climbing and what an amazing two days!! I booked a two day climbing course for me and my boyfriend. First day was spent learning the basics of rock climbing and also the gear required, safety techniques and an...More

1  Thank Marian C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Climbed Carrauntoohil via the devils ladder on 3rd Aug 2017. It was a very enjoyable climb. Our guide Andy was excellent in his instruction of accending up the ladder. Our guide had to change the route we descended down. This was fine as showed the...More

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Jessy T
4 October 2016|
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Response from SeanDaSheep | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you would be hard pushed to get the start point without a car. It's down a few back country roads but I can't remember the name of the point
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Andrea B
22 September 2016|
Response from DJaIreland | Reviewed this property |
Hi Andrea If you get the chance to climb carentoohil just do it as it's fantastic and a great day out. That said book kerry climbing as it's dangerous and easy to get lost without a professional guide. Make sure and bring... More
Hilaria M
29 July 2015|
Response from KerryClimbing | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for contacting KerryClimbing. We do not provide accommodation. Should you require a guide for a mountain activity please do not hesitate to let us know. Kind Regards, Catherine.