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Mammut link as another select KerryClimbing recommended Equipment Partner

We at KerryClimbing are excited & delighted to announce the super news that leading Swiss outdoor apparel brand – Mammut have linked  with us as one of our very select – “Recommended Equipment Partners”. Piaras – KerryClimbing with Mammut Ireland brand rep – Craig Hatfield Established in Switzerland way back in 1862, Mammut is one of the oldest outdoor brands in the world and has become a determining brand in mountain sports and beyond. From the Swiss Alps, designers work together with, athletes, mountain guides, and lovers of alpine sport. We’re really looking forward to working with them, testing out

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Trial and test of the Mammut Kento High GTX Mountaineering boots.

Thanks to Mammut>> and our good friends in O’Sullivan’s Outdoor Store in Killarney, I was asked to trial, test and put through their paces a pair of the Mammut Kento GTX boots in the extremely tough challenging & varied conditions of the wild Kerry mountains.  Here’s my thoughts so far… Versatility is its middle name: The lever lock and strap-on crampon-compatible Kento High GTX boot is made from what feels like a very high-quality nubuck type leather and includes a waterproof GORE-TEX Membrane. This boot feels super comfy, super tough and still super light and would be in its element

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Wear it with pride!!! – Climb Carrauntoohil with KerryClimbing and receive a cool unique commemorative badge

We are excited and delighted to bring you some funky News!!! After your momentous ascent of Ireland’s highest mountain – Corrán Tuathail / Carrauntoohil, under the guidance & care of KerryClimbing, each and every climber will be presented with a cool & unique memento of this truly remarkable day. These specially commissioned enamel commemorative badges will make a really nice keepsake and excellent reminder of your time spent “Experiencing the Adventure” of the magnificent MacGillycuddy’s Reeks mountains of Kerry. They will serve as a cool reminder of the huge significance of this special day and will show off to the

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Launch of exciting Killarney Mountain Festival 2019 programme

Come and be inspired, exhilarated and enthralled and immerse yourself in the beauty and adventure of the outdoor capital of Ireland at the Killarney Mountain Festival. March 8th to 10th, 2019 Following on from the roaring success of Killarney Mountain Festival 2018, it’s great to see it back with an even bigger & better 2019 event. This 3 day epic weekend hosts a hugely diverse programme of events, running throughout the weekend to suit ALL the family with the majority being FREE!!! Just some of the cool activities will include a cool Quest “KIDS” Adventure Race, fascinating Cultural and Historical

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Junior guide & daughter Orlaith (10) nominated in Youth Category of Outsider Adventure awards!!!

Our 10 year old daughter and KC guide in the making – Orlaith, has been amazingly nominated for the Outsider Magazine Awards>> as part of their Youth Award and we couldn’t be more proud of her. Of course we always knew this kid was somethin’ special but to be selected as part of this fantastic group of inspiring young adventurers is a massive honour for her! Badass, bold and downright ballsy was the call put out by Outsider and what an amazing variety of young Irish adventurers and inspiring sports kids nominated. This year Orlaith has achieved so much already

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Check out new cool range of postcard artworks

We are delighted to finally launch our super cool customised and unique graphic art representations of Ireland’s highest peaks – Carrauntoohil and the magnificent McGillycuddy’s Reeks mountains of Kerry. With ten different striking illustrated bespoke images to choose from, these postcards stunningly portray some of the most iconic views and vistas and truly represent the majestic awe-inspiring beauty of Ireland’s highest mountains. In these modern days of technology, smart phones and social media we often ignore the more personable ways of staying in touch and keeping in contact. Sending a postcard is simple and easy, but we often forget or find

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