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 day’s high point, Mullacor, at 665 metres.
Grade: Moderate, (tracks, mountain paths, and boardwalk)
Meeting point: Glendalough visitor centre car park, 10.00am
Height gain: 560 metres (2360 ft.)
Distance: 14 km (9.5 miles)
Time: Approx. 6 hours
Cost €35.00 per person
To do this hike you must have good waterproof walking boots, a waterproof jacket and trousers, warm clothing and warm hat and gloves. The guide may turn you away if you arrive in runners.