Derrybawn Ridge and Spinc day hike (moderate)

january, 2016

This is a repeating event

23janalldayDerrybawn Ridge and Spinc day hike (moderate)



This hike starts at the Glendalough Visitor Centre car park, where we quickly climb through forest and onto the open flanks of Derrybawn mountain. We soon gain the summit to enjoy superb views over the surrounding hills. The route then follows the pleasant ridge to gain the days highpoint, Mullacor, at 665 metres.

Grade: Moderate, (tracks, mountain paths, and boardwalk)
Meeting point: Glendalough visitor centre car park, 10.00am
Pick up point in Dublin: Tourist office, Suffolk Street, 08.45 am (Transport available, but spaces are limited, €10 per person, please contact us)
OSI Sheet: 56

Height gain: 560 metres (2360 ft.)
Distance: 14 km (9.5 miles)

Time: Approx. 6 hours

Cost €30.00 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)

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