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Cruach Mhor to Carrauntoohil Pawel is a 12 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland that features a lake and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking.

Length 12.0 mi Elevation gain 4,501 ft Route type Loop
Hiking Walking Lake River Views Wild flowers Wildlife Muddy Rocky
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Beautiful loop from Cronins yard along the reeks. Descent from Carrauntoohil was via the heavenly gates.

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Aneta Andzia
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Conor F
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Best hike I’ve done in Ireland. Takes in multiple very high peaks and offers views of carauntoohil that most don’t see. There’s scrambling involved from knocknapeasta to Cruach Mhór. Best to do it on a day when the weather is good. I went up the devils ladder and around to the left, thereby avoiding the marshy bit at the start until the end as I didn’t want to have to start with wet feet. Highly, highly recommended hike.

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Jimmy Ryan
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one of the toughest walks in Ireland in November 23th .enjoyed getting back to the car.

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Anita Siksne
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Best hike I have ever done but have to admit most extreme also. Fun begins where trail ends, fog and wind doesn't help cos you can't see more then 5m ahead and especially when you meet group of people with helmets and ropes and all you have is just a backpack with the water bottle.

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Sven Piechottka
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Amazing hike! Tough one but worth it. And more signs would be helpful, especially in foggy weather you can otherwise get lost easily. WATCH OUT: The navigation is misleading though - at the first intersection, do not stick with the signs for the loop (left) but stay west (right) of the river. If you follow the recorded navigation, you will end up in a muddy swamp-like area in between both official trails. The way up to the mountain then has no signs but leaves it up to you to figure it out...

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Joe Grace
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Marzena Miszczak
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Janis Pavlovs
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