Event Type Derrybawn Ridge Hike
GO TO HIKE PAGE > This hike begins at the visitor centre in Glendalough, we follow a track uphill before taking a steeper hill path up to the
This hike begins at the visitor centre in Glendalough, we follow a track uphill before taking a steeper hill path up to the summit of Derrybawn. From here we follow the undulating ridge to Mullacor and Lugduff. We continue following the broad ridge on a rough mountain path, enjoying some magnificent views of Lugnaquilla and the Glendalough and Glenmalure valleys.
Grade: Hard/Strenuous (Forest track, mountain path and open mountainside)
Meeting point: Glendalough Visitor Centre car park, 10.30am
Pick up point in Dublin: Tourist Office, Suffolk Street, 9.30am (Transport available but spaces are limited, €10 per person).
OSI Sheet: 56
Height gain: 800 metres, (2600 ft)
Distance: 17 km, (11.5 miles)
Time: Approx. 7.0 hours
Cost €25.00 per person
(Please note: to do this hike you must have good waterproof walking boots, a waterproof jacket and trousers, warm clothing and warm hat and gloves. Without these items you will regrettably be excluded from participating. We have a limited supply of gear available to loan, but not boots. Please contact us. )
All Day (Saturday)