Devil's Ladder

Devil's Ladder

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Recommended by 20 out of 20 hikers


  • Maren Ingrid

    The Devil's Ladder is one of the standard routes for climbing Carrauntoohil, Ireland's highest mountain (1,038m). What looks remotely like a landslide or boulder field is actually the most direct route up to the summit. In good weather, the climbing on the rocks is a great adventure, which should be tackled only with sure-footedness and mountain experience. When it rains, the Devil Leader (who rightly bears her name) transforms into a waterfall, making the descent a very slippery and unsafe affair.Information on the routes on the Carrauntoohil can be found on the mountain rescue site:

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    • August 10, 2017

  • Jake the hiker

    The steep water-bearing Devil's Ladder is a very strenuous route to the summit. The ascent is worthwhile, however, because you will be rewarded with terrific views

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    • October 17, 2019

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Location: Kerry, Munster, Ireland


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