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Onwards to the next mountain!

I was a little apprehensive at first but Piaras was very encouraging and we felt safe that he was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ValerieSQL
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Singapore, Singapore
Best hike ever!

We climbed Carrauntoohil . Piaras is a great guide.. He makes sure everybody stays safe. Very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
S A
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Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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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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LOCATION
Carnahone | Beaufort, Killarney, Ireland
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+353 87 744 0523

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was a little apprehensive at first but Piaras was very encouraging and we felt safe that he was so well prepared and knowledgeable about the hike and the environment. We didn't make it to the top as we were a little slower than the...More

Thank ValerieSQL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We climbed Carrauntoohil . Piaras is a great guide.. He makes sure everybody stays safe. Very informative on the mountain and the region. Provides encouragement when needed and easy to talk with and understand. Would recommend to all.

1  Thank S A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hike exceeded my expectations by a lot. The seven hours went by so quickly because I was having so much fun. Our guide Piaras was incredibly knowledgeable and cares so deeply about the mountains. At age 55 I've done a lot of hiking, this...More

1  Thank lbj16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a fantastic 2 days with Piaras climbing Howling Ridge,Piaras is an excellent guide with a vast knowledge of climbing/mountaineering.As it was our first time rock climbing Piaras made it easy for us to understand & very enjoyable.We spent the 1st day practicing our...More

2  Thank dempseythomas
KerryClimbingRocks, Owner at KerryClimbing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello again Thomas, Really great to hear from you and to read how highly you yet again rated your day under our guidance and care. It always is a pleasure to spend the day climbing with you and congratulations once again on your fantastic ascent...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic tour guide, very knowledgable and funny, made sure everyone was safe during the climb. Supported when people were getting tired, sent a great go-pro footage video the next day. Would highly recommend!More

1  Thank Shane O
KerryClimbingRocks, Owner at KerryClimbing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Shane, Really cool to hear from you and to read your glowing praise of your fantastic day spent climbing with us. Congratulations to you both on your brilliant achievement of climbing Ireland's highest - the mighty Carrauntoohil. So glad to hear you found the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really great climb in the company of a genuinely experienced and knowledgable guide. I can't fault Kerry Climbing and would definitely recommend them.

1  Thank Matt F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pierce was a brilliant guide. His knowledge of the area was unbelievable. Would def recommend kerry climbing. Fab day out.

1  Thank oosulliv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fantastic guided trip to the top of Ireland's highest mountain via the second highest Beenkeragh with plenty of scrambling along the way. Would definitely recommend a trip with kerryclimbing.More

1  Thank Ben S
KerryClimbingRocks, Owner at KerryClimbing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Ben, lovely to hear from you again!!! Thanks a million for choosing us at KerryClimbing to guide, assist and share in your memorable day climbing the mighty Hags Tooth ridge to Beenkearagh & Carrauntoohil. It was a pleasure to meet you all and delighted...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Piaras was an excellent guide and had a bit of a seanchai in him. His knowledge of the mountain and rock climbing/mountaineering was second to none and made you feel very safe and comfortable. To climb a 15-20m rock face and then abseil back down...More

1  Thank Alan C
KerryClimbingRocks, Owner at KerryClimbing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Alan, hope you are keeping well!!! A MASSIVE well done to you all on your hugely memorable ascent of the mighty Howling Ridge of Carrauntoohil and what a day you got for it too... It was a pleasure from start to finish to guide...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of us were fundraising for Enable Ireland and took on the 4 peaks challenge over the course of a weekend. None of the group had climbed Carrauntoohil before but Kerry Climbing took care of the route planning for us so all we had...More

1  Thank Feidhlim O
KerryClimbingRocks, Owner at KerryClimbing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hiya Feidhlim, it was so nice to hook up with you again and spend the two days guiding you all on your charity fundraiser. It is so nice to hear from you once again and to know you all had such a memorable time on...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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Andrea B
23 September 2016|
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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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Hilaria M
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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.
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