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Tibradden to Glencree Hike

Dublin Mountains Partnership
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Tibradden to Glencree
(Reference for Booking – Glencree)
Description: A strenuous walk from Tibradden Wood/Pine Forest car park into Cruagh Wood, up the boardwalk/mountain access route to Cruagh Mountain, on to Glendoo Mountain before descending onto the Military Road in the Featherbeds. From there we visit the German War Cemetery and the old military barracks in Glencree, now the Centre for Peace and Reconciliation. Here we can enjoy our packed lunch or avail of lunch in the Armoury Café in the Centre. Return via the Featherbeds, Cruagh Wood and back to Tibradden.
This walk is only recommended for walkers with a reasonable level of experience. You will traverse boggy mountain tops and cross a stream on rocks. Unless you are capable of these activities, this walk is not for you.
Date: Saturday 28th April.
Meeting point: Tibradden car park at 10:00. Please arrive 15 minutes early for registration.
Traffic advice: A section of Edmondstown Road (R116) is closed between the Merry Ploughboy and Tibradden Rd (R113) until November 2018 for works, diversions are in place.
Length: 17 km approximately.
Climb: 550m
Duration: 5½ hrs.
Degree of difficulty: Challenging & Strenuous, with river and bog hazards.
Bring: Good walking boots, raingear, warm clothes, hot drink, water and food. Alternatively, food may be purchased in the Armoury Café Centre for Peace and Reconciliation in Glencree. Runners are not an acceptable form of footwear for this hike– boots should cover/protect ankles. Gaiters are recommended.
Booking essential: Please contact ranger6@dublinmountains.ie giving your name, mobile number and ICE (in case of emergency) name and number. To ensure your place, book before noon on Friday 27th April. For more information on the walk contact info@dublinmountains.ie