Category Archives: West Kerry

cycling in west kerry

Revisiting an old friend, twice!

Posted: May 9, 2015 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

Looking back at my records it was last Summer since I cycled the Conor Pass. I guess the time to visit the old girl had come around again and as it turned it out we ended up going back home the same way again which meant I got to climb it from both sides today. I've had little in the way of distance cycling over the past number of weeks for a number of reasons but a break in what has been a bad few days of weather left no excuse this morning! [...]

Feeling the Lacey Cup Route

Posted: November 16, 2014 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

Tralee-Camp-Annascaul-Inch-Castlemaine-Tralee The Nitty Gritty: Route: Tralee-Camp-Annascaul-Inch-Castlemaine-Tralee Distance: 73 km Height gain: 550 metres Difficulty: 7/10 Details: This is a handy loop cycle taking in 2 steady climbs from Camp and then Castlemaine. N86 out from Tralee. After approx 16 km left up to Upper Camp. You are still on the N86 until after Annascaul. Take a left on the R561. This route takes you through Inch Strand, Keel and Boolteens and on to Castlemaine. Left on to N70 (60 km) and back [...]