Archive for: December 2009

Climb a Mountain or Jump in a Lake

As Christmas ticks ever closer, whether you're in the festive spirit, or not, have you thought about doing something different and adventurous over your holidays? Read more [...]

Carrauntoohil by O’Sheas Gully

This is a magnificent, very enjoyable and very demanding trek to the summit of Ireland's highest mountain. In recent times it is becoming increasingly popular as an alternative to the Devils ladder approach. The walk begins after parking in Cronin's Yard and the initial route is the same as for the Devils ladder ascent. After crossing the Gaddagh river proceed for 15-20 minutes before branching off to the right along a well beaten path. This winding path is rather steep and exposed in a few places Read more [...]