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Welcome to Kerry Climbing!

– the family run, award winning & premier guiding and mountain adventure activity provider in the Kerry region and the South West of Ireland.

Our aim is to provide you with the perfect mountain adventure to suit your individual level of fitness, experience and aspirations. Should you wish to hike or climb Ireland’s highest summit, or perhaps you have other peaks or routes in mind, then we are the company for you. We are without doubt, the leading provider of Carrauntoohil guided walks and hikes and Carrauntoohil guided scrambles and climbs. So you can be assured that you are booking with the best when you book with us.

We are voted #1 out of
ALL outdoor
activities in Killarney
and surrounds.

Spend a day with us and you will see why! Would you like to try an adventurous and exciting day of rock climbing & abseiling, develop your navigational skills or maybe you wish to take on the challenges of some of Kerry’s classic mountaineering routes? We will guide and assist you in achieving your goal.

You can be assured of an adventure for everyone
-from the easy to the extreme!

My sister and I hiked up Devil’s Ladder to Carrauntoohil on a rainy and windy day, but our guide Piaras made the day fly by. He was funny, knowledgeable, and interested in helping out when it came to local recommendations for food and drink. Hiking is always fun, but Kerry Climbing made the logistics easy and the actual hike a blast. They are definitely the best guides in town!

Absolutely brilliant experience! What a memorable and challenging but great fun day. The elements were against us – Rain hail sleet wind – the lot – but the excellent guidance of Piaras and Orlaith (who at the age of 12 was on her 50th ascent) kept us encouraged and safe throughout. Already looking forward to booking with Kerryclimbing for a new adventure in 2021. Thankyou for a great day.

Piaras was an excellent guide up the mountain, a fountain of knowledge about the area and Carrauntoohil. Louise and I absolutely loved it, an experience we will never forget and would recommend everyone to do. Thank you Piaras!

Kerry Climbing News

Mammut Ducan Mid GTX

Review of the Mammut Ducan Mid GTX

Reviewed by avid mountaineer Orlaith, aged 12 My Dad has had a pair of these for a while now and was so impressed with them that when I needed a new pair of boots, he recommended these to me straight away. They are perfect, a super-comfy and tough hiking boot and I have worn mine on a multitude of mountain days and routes from straightforward treks and hikes to easy scrambles on rocky ridges. This waterproof mid height boot (they are also available in high and low ankle options as well as a men’s version). It offers excellent ankle support

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We are open for business !!

  We are delighted to be back in action after a suspension of almost 4 months. You can view our Upcoming Events HERE We are experiences high volumes of bookings so please book as far ahead as possible to ensure you secure your adventure !!! There’s so much going on, guided hikes, instructional navigation courses, rock climbing courses…..we also have We have applied changes to allow us to offer as safe an activity as possible in the great outdoors, sure it’s the place to be !!! Enquire now and #ExperienceTheAdventure with us.  

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Plans to re-start business !

We hope you and yours are all safe and doing well in these current testing times ! After digesting the updates on the lifting of restrictions by the Irish government we will now start taking bookings for JUNE 29th onward. This is the date in place that we can all travel beyond our own county and when local accommodation providers will be able to re-open. We will of course await updates regards recommended permitted and safe group sizes from that date and will be following all HSE and government guidelines. All of those with bookings prior to this date have

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