This is one of our winter series of hikes that we run over the Christmas period, they are generally of a shorter distance and over easier ground, such as tracks and good mountain paths. The hike should take around 4.5 hours.
On this hike over Scarr, 644 metres, (2,113ft) high, we get wonderful views over many of the mountains of Wicklow.
Grade: Moderate (Road and track, mountain paths, possibly wet in places)
Meeting point: St. Kevin’s church car park, Laragh. 10.00am
Pick up point in Dublin: Tourist office, Suffolk Street, 9.00am (Transport can be provided, but spaces are limited, €10 per person, please contact us).
OSI Sheet: 56
Height gain: 480 metres (1575ft.)
Distance: 11km (6.8 miles)
Time: Approx. 5 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.)