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Rock Climbing the Gap of Dunloe

ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL! We wanted to give our 15 year old son a glimpse of rock climbing in Ireland... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rintoul4
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Huntington Beach, California
Great experience

Climbing Carrauntoohil with Piaras, was really great. You feel safe due to his extensive experience... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rudolf v
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Kerry Climbing is family run and is the premier and leading Mountain guiding company of the region. A high quality provider of courses in Rock-Climbing, Mountaineering, Navigation + Proficiency, Winter Mountaineering and Skills and much more. We 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 corporate team building days and training days for future adventures and peaks. You can be assured of an adventure for everyone!!! "Experience the Adventure"
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“kerry climbing” (309 reviews)
“howling ridge” (55 reviews)
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Killarney, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL! We wanted to give our 15 year old son a glimpse of rock climbing in Ireland. The Gap of Dunloe is ABSOLUTELY stunning and I would 100% recommend Kerry Climbing. Booking was very easy thanks to Catherine. I really appreciated Piaras as our...More

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KerryClimbing, Owner at KerryClimbing, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a great review! We are so lucky to work and live in such a stunning area and it was a pleasure to show you the delights of the Gap of Dunloe on one of...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Climbing Carrauntoohil with Piaras, was really great. You feel safe due to his extensive experience and good information. He’s a great storyteller as well.

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KerryClimbing, Owner at KerryClimbing, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Rudolf, Many thanks for leaving your review, great that you enjoyed your time with Piaras climbing Ireland's highest mountain. Congratulations and well done. Thank you for booking with KerryClimbing ! Kindest Regards, Catherine.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I would highly recommend climbing Ireland’s Highest Mountain with Kerry Climbing, from the booking process, ease of payment, information provided prior to the climb and having the safety of the guide who knows every inch of the mountain. We had very bad weather on the...More

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KerryClimbing, Owner at KerryClimbing, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Deirdre, Your review is very much appreciated, thank you. It is great to hear that you found the booking process and information provided all helpful. Sorry that we can't organise the weather, if only we could !! Congratulations and very well done on climbing...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We climbed Howling Ridge with Piaras and were not disappointed. He was an incredible guide, very well prepared and knowledgeable. He led us confidently and safely. We would highly recommend booking a trip with Kerry Climbing. Great feeling to reach the summit!

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I had a wonderful experience with Kerry Climbing. Catherine made it extremely easy to coordinate my trip from the United States and Piaras provide an outstanding experience in guiding us out of Cronin's Yard up Devil's Ladder and back down via Heavenly Gates. Throughout the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fabulous day hiking Carrauntoohil with Andy and John as guides. It was an ambition for 11 ladies, age 50 plus ... to cross this mountain off our bucket list .Andy and John were great at putting us at our ease and it...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went up carrauntoohil today with a group from work. It was the first time for a lot of us. We went up the devils ladder and came down the heavenly gates. Our guide was great. Immediately put us all at ease, and instilled us with...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We climbed Carrauntoohil by the Devil's Ladder on May 31st. Our tour guide Piaras was very knowledgeable and you could tell he has a great passion for these mountains. Although it was at times misty, it stayed dry and was a thoroughly enjoyable day with...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i booked coomloughra horseshoe guided ascent with Kerry climbing since i was looking for difficult grade 1/2 scrambling and i must admit i was not disappointed . I had a great day and our mountain guide was truly amazing ... he was entertaining while also...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked Kerryclimbing for this iconic ridge climb and was not disappointed the guide was excellent and his advice was so professional and was worth every cent we paid , Will definitely use Kerryclimbing in future when we get back to the Reeks which offer the...More

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Lorraine F
28 May 2018|
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Response from Jason B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lorraine, Not much equipment is needed. The guides recommend hiking boots, everything else is optional really depending on the weather. I've only been up there myself twice and in the winter months it is extremely cold... More
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Jessy T
5 October 2016|
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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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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
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