East Brockagh and Glendalough (Easy)

february, 2016

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19feballdayEast Brockagh and Glendalough (Easy)

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The hike starts at the Glendalough visitor centre and follows forest trails as it gradually ascends before opening out onto the open moorland. We now take a mountain path as it winds uphill before reaching the summit of Brockagh East at 471 metres.  After taking in the wonderful views we descend via a pleasant grassy path into the forest and follow part of the Wicklow Way back to the Glendalough monastic city.

Grade: Easy/Moderate (Forest tracks and mountain paths).

Meeting point: Glendalough visitor centre, 11.00am

Pick up point in Dublin: Tourist office, Suffolk Street, 10.00am (Transport can be provided, but spaces are limited, €10 per person, please contact us).

OSI Sheet: 56

Height gain: 400 metres (1310 ft.)

Distance: 11.0 km (6.5 miles)

Time: Approx. 4.5 hours

Cost €25.00 per person

(Please note: to do this hike you must have waterproof walking shoes, a waterproof jacket, 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.)

Time

All Day (Friday)

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