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Devil's Ladder

Devil's Ladder

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Recommended by 39 out of 40 hikers

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  • 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: kerrymountainrescue.ie/carrauntoohil-route-descriptions.

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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

  • Gerda

    This was really good fun! Would recommend going up and down the same way for a shorter hike! If it has been rainy the rocky Devil's Ladder might be a little tricky.

    • June 29, 2022

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  • Difficult
    05:18
    7.42 mi
    1.4 mph
    2,750 ft
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Location: Kerry, Munster, Ireland

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  • Elevation2,425 ft

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