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Sugarloaf Mountain

Kilmacanogue, Dublin, Ireland
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Kilmacanogue, Dublin, Ireland
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Climbed with my 12 year old..took 1 hour in total to get up.. 10 mins at top and down. Fairly safe for kids..no vertical drops to worry about. Starts with a walk and nearer the top it gets steep and rocky but is great fun....More

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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

I climb this mountain all the time as I'm from the area. It takes about 40 mins to climb at a decent pace and can be a little steep mid way up. Definitely not suitable for kids under six. Would recommend only going when dry...More

Thank Liam D
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The view is amazing and worth the pain of the climb. There are difficult spots on the way up , where the rocks are bigger than lower down the trail. Watch out for loose rocks and test footholds, especially if you are not into regular...More

Thank furtadoselma
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Myself & my boyfriend climbed the sugarloaf last week midweek. It was a tough clumb but so worth it. The views were amazing we got such a nice day for jt. Would defo reccomened if climbing to do it midweek as it does be jammers...More

Thank DaisyMae_225
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Have climbed the Sugarloaf many times. It can be done with small kids and also no special equipment is needed. It is a short climb and generally takes no more than 30 mins with kids. It is quite steep towards the top and a bit...More

1  Thank Shane C
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Its a great hike for beginners and suits all ages I think, has a beautiful view on top. Never too busy either and I have been a view times.

Thank davidq172
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This is a quick brisk climb. No special gear required. It is windy at the top so bring a jumper or jacket. It is quite steep towards the top but many families with small children climbed it on the same day as us. If you...More

1  Thank eiton
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We climbed Sugarloaf with our 11 & 8 yr olds on a very windy February morning. The climb is fairly steep but manageable. The views from the summit are amazing and definitely worth the climb. Kids enjoyed their first mountain climb! You also have the...More

Thank Jo T
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

If you fancy a longer walk park at the GAA club and walk around the side of the mountain before the ascent. Best to try and walk up the left side towards the top and on the left side when coming down. It helps with...More

Thank R7483EGmichaelc
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We were heading to Glendalough when passing this mountain and decided to turn and stop here instead. I am glad we did. It was frosty, but sunny day and great day for outdoors. Walk seemed to get harder and harder and last bit looked really...More

Thank mambochick
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