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Posted: October 13, 2014 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

Carrauntoohil from the hydro-road route The Nitty Gritty: Route: Carrauntoohil the hydro-road Distance: 13 km Height gain: 1,178 metres Difficulty: 7.5/10 Details: I suppose Carrauntoohil is Carrauntoohil which ever way you go up it. I did it once before from Cronins Yard which is the more popular way up. The start is in an area called Glancuttaun Upper which is in the Glencar area. A new car park has now been built, so no need to park on the road anymore. The route starts on a concrete road known as the [...]