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Lugnaquilla - The Highest Peak in Wicklow

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Baravore Car Park

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Glenmalure

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Join us to conquer the highest peak in Wicklow, it’s definitely one to tick off the bucket list! Lugnaquilla 925m!

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Lugnaquilla at 925 metres tall is the highest mountain in the Wicklow Mountain Range and is the highest Irish mountain outside of Kerry. Lugnaquilla overlooks the Glen of Imaal to the west and Glenmalure to the east.

This hike is strenuous and will require a good level of fitness.

The 15–kilometre, 6 hour Glenmalure Loop is described as the most scenic circuit to Lugnaquilla. It starts at the head of the Glenmalure valley and summits Lugnaquilla via the cliff–fringed hanging valley, Fraughan Rock Glen and returning via the scenic Arts Lough 511 described as one of the region's most beautiful sights.

Start and finish: Baravore Car Park

Distance: 15km

Highest point: 925m

Total Ascent: 700m

Approx Time: 6 hours

Level: Strenuous

Terrain: grass mountainside, rocky paths, rocky open mountainside

Can I go on my own?

Of course, there are lots of people that join our events on their own, it won’t be long until you are making new mountain mates!

What you will need to wear:

Suitable footwear- this includes walking boots or waterproof hiking/mountain running trail shoes

Walking trousers or leggings (no jeans/cotton)

Insulating layers such as fleece or wool and a jacket

What you will need to bring with you:

Small backpack

Waterproof jacket and trousers

Hat and gloves

Water and snacks

Accommodation:

Accommodation is available at the Coolalinga B&B, Glendalough, and is the ideal base from which to explore the surrounding mountains. If you are solo and would like to split the cost of a twin room with another person, get in touch with us and we can match you up with a mountain mate.

ACCOMODATION NEEDS TO BE BOOKED BY YOURSELVES SEPERATELY FROM THE HIKE. WE RECOMMEND BOOKING EARLY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT.

Are you ready for an epic adventure? You will get a guided hike with qualified and experienced mountain leaders who are outdoor first aid trained and will be carrying first aid and emergency equipment for your safety.

Guided Hike £40

CANCELLATION POLICY:

IF WE CANCEL OR POSTPONE an event for any reason, you will have the option of:

1. Completing your activity on a rescheduled date

2. Receive a full refund.

IF YOU CANCEL:

If you notify us with over 14 days notice of the event start date credit will be given that you can use against other events. Within 14 days notice of an event there is no credit given and we do not offer exchanges/transfer of your ticket onto another event.

Please note: Due to the nature of the events we provide and the environments these take place in, hikes will not be cancelled simply because of bad weather. However they will be cancelled by us if bad weather deems the event dangerous. In this instance we will get in touch to notify you.


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Glenmalure

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Organiser Wild Mountain NI

Organiser of Lugnaquilla - The Highest Peak in Wicklow

We are fully qualified mountain leaders who love nothing more than a good adventure!

We would love you to join us. We organise regular adventures in the Mourne Mountains and the Belfast Hills, along with away days in mountain ranges further afield covering the whole of Ireland.

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