Tag Archives:Conor Pass

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! [...]

Dingle Cycling Challenge

Posted: March 15, 2012 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 2

The Dingle Cycling Club are spreading the word regarding our annual Dingle Cycling Challenge on Saturday May 5th in conjunction with Feile na Bealtaine. So please come and join us at 9.00am from the marina. The event comprises of 110km of Westkerrys spectacular scenery including the ever so challenging but ever so beautiful Conor Pass and the Slea Head route. Last year we were joined by an outstanding 150 cyclists and this year we hope to host over 200 enthusiastic participants ( the ideal preparation for the ring of kerry! ) Most importantly it [...]

CONOR PASS / DINGLE TOUR: Saturday, 2nd April

Posted: March 20, 2011 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

LEISURE CYCLING: CONOR PASS / DINGLE TOUR - Date: Saturday, 2nd April It promises to be the first of many events run under the banner of KerryCyclingTours and has the advantage of expertise in the Tourist Industry and of course Cycling events. The outing will be based at the Earl of Desmond Hotel in Tralee co Kerry. [...]

The Conor Pass

Posted: December 31, 2009 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 7

The Conor Pass situated on the Dingle Peninsula is probably one of the most famous and difficult climbs for cyclists in Ireland. It is quite steep and has no inch of forgiving tarmac. Only approx 3 miles and 5K in length, doesn't look that far in paper but looking at the gradient will give you more of an idea what is involved. A magnificient view of both Tralee Bay and Dingle Bay await you on top and only a few meters apart. [...]