Kerry Climbing
Kerry Climbing
07
DEC
2017

Killarney Mountain Festival 2018 details announced!!!

This exciting spectacle and celebration of all things mountain and adventure related will run over the weekend of March 9-11 next year and the aim is to welcome & provide the biggest and very best social event for outdoor enthusiasts in the whole of Ireland. As Ireland’s...
07
DEC
2017

Killarney’s Ultimate High Peaks Challenge Returns in 2018!!!

Due to popular demand, Killarney’s Ultimate High Peaks Challenge returns for another epic adventure in 2018! On May 19th 2018 Extreme Adventure and Mountain lovers will flock to Killarney, Co. Kerry – the true Adventure Capital of Ireland for the pinnacle of all mountain...
10
OCT
2017

KerryClimbing awarded ‘Best Outdoor Adventure Experience’

Yippeeeee….We at KerryClimbing are absolutely excited, delighted and extremely proud to be shortlisted as one of only 3 in the running for the BEST TOURISM AWARD in this years Kerryman newspaper Business Awards>>> The Kerryman Business Awards were created to reward...
06
SEP
2017

Sprayway – Our Recommended & Official outdoor clothing brand

It’s well over 25 years now since I began hiking, mountaineering and climbing and during this time I have purchased, trialled and been left utterly disappointed and let down by many different manufacturers and brands of outdoor gear and clothing. Then I discovered SprayWay!!! I...
28
JUL
2017

1943 Crash of USAAF DC47 on Cnoc na Péiste, MacGillycuddy’s Reeks

Very many people climb to the summit of Ireland’s highest mountain, “Carrantuohill’, at 3,414 ft. But few realise that while many have died trying to reach the summit, five Americans lost their lives on a nearby summit during World War Two.   This particular Aircraft, the C...
23
JUN
2017

We’ve only gone and done it again!!!

Yippeee…We’ve only gone and done it again!!! We have yet again been awarded a “Certificate of Excellence” from Trip Advisor for the 4th year running….Woowwwwwww…!!! We are hugely chuffed and extremely proud to be rated as No. 1 out of ALL Outdoor activities in...
12
MAY
2017

Howl of a day on the mighty Howling Ridge…

Well the summer climbing season has well and truly kicked off for sure and as well as our guided walks and treks of Carrauntoohil we are now also receiving plenty of enquiries and bookings for our wide variety of climbing sessions, from our Intro level – “Rock the...
02
MAY
2017

Beware the Scairbhin

 Late April snows on na Cruacha Dubha – the magnificent MacGillycuddy’s Reeks mountains of Kerry…This is the view just after the heavy wintry showers passed through leaving a beautiful dusting on the highest mountains in Ireland. The attached stunning photo was...
27
JAN
2017

Registration now open for the Ultimate High Peaks Challenge

We are delighted to announce that our spectacular and truly EPIC mountain challenge event returns. On August 26th 2017 Extreme Adventure and Mountain lovers will flock to Killarney, Co. Kerry – the true Adventure Capital of Ireland for the pinnacle of all mountain challenges....
30
DEC
2016
MacGillycuddy's Reeks winter climbing guide

KerryClimbing publish Ireland’s first and only Winter Climbing & Mountaineering guide book

Kerry’s, in fact, Ireland’s first ever published Winter Climbing Guide book is now available!   MacGillycuddy’s Reeks Winter Climbs – ‘Selected Routes’ is our superb, full-colour guide to some of the very finest, best known (and not so known!) along with the most popular...
24
NOV
2016

Success for 2016 Irish Sikkim Expedition!

Well KerryClimbing lead guide – Piaras is back guiding in Kerry and returning to reality once again after a hugely successful trip to the Himalayas of North India as part of the 2016 Irish Sikkim Expedition! The 4 week long exploratory and at times immensely challenging...
07
OCT
2016

KerryClimbing scoop yet another top tourism award!

KerryClimbing are awarded “Best Adventure Tour Operator in Ireland” This award represents the pinnacle of hospitality achievement, championing the best in respective fields. All winners of the Luxury Travel Guide Awards are subject to rigorous assessment criteria,...
12
SEP
2016

Guide Piaras prepares for Himalayan Expedition

In November 2014, a party of 7 Irish ‘adventurers’ made the first ever journey into an extremely remote valley in North West Sikkim. This was effectively initiated by Anindya (Raja) Mukherjee, a highly accomplished Indian climber and explorer who is the owner/operator of a small...
06
APR
2016
MacGillycuddy Reeks Paths

Fantastic and long overdue path improvements in the Reeks

The MacGillycuddy’s Reeks mountains are finally having impressive and long overdue works carried to some of its most popular and eroded paths and trails after the Reeks Access Forum were successful with an application for funding under the REDZ (Rural Economic Development...
25
MAR
2016

Unacceptable behaviour on Ireland’s highest

Totally Inappropriate and unacceptable behaviour on Corrán Tuathail..!!!  Recently while on safety & marshalling duties for the fantastic Quest Ireland Killarney Adventure race I was informed by two of our team that they’d been made aware of the shocking placement of...
16
DEC
2015
rock climbing course video

Have a look at some of our videos!

Rock Climbing We run 2 day,1 day and evening (4hr) courses. These courses are suitable for beginners wanting to take their first steps in becoming a competent rock climber, novices wanting to further their skills and for groups of friends just looking to try something different!!!
16
DEC
2015

KerryClimbing awarded 2014, 2015 & 2016 Certificate of Excellence by Trip Advisor

Yippeee…We’ve only gone and done it again!!! We have yet again been awarded a “Certificate of Excellence” from Trip Advisor for the 3rd year running !!!! That’s a hat trick 🙂 We are proud to be rated as No. 1 out of ALL Outdoor activities in...
16
DEC
2015

The Killarney Ultimate High Peaks Challenge 2016

Our 2nd exciting and hugely spectacular mountain challenge event has just been launched. Have you got what it takes?? With Kerry being without doubt the Adventure Capital of Ireland, this is the pinnacle of all mountain adventures and it will take place in some of the most...