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Ballyhoura - Garanne Loop


Trail Overview Details

Grade: Difficult
Format: Circular
Trail Quality: ***
 
County: Limerick
Category: Off-Road Cycling Trails
Type: Coillte Recreation Trails
Length (Kms): 35.00
Climb (m): 630
Estimated time: 4hr
Dogs Allowed: No

Description of Trail

This loop takes in some long and fast singletrack descents as well as numerous long and demanding climbs on forest roads, tracks and singletrack trails.The singletrack is technical in places with numerous very tight turns, steep descents and features such as small rock steps, exposed roots and elevated timber boardwalks. Trail surfaces vary a lot including loose gravel, rocks, mud and water and can be very uneven and extremely narrow with encroaching vegetation, boulders and trees. It accesses areas of high ground that can be exposed to bad weather.

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Comments

Important information Construction works on the Castlepook wind farm in the Ballyhouras commenced on Monday 25th April, 2016. This work is due to continue until the Autumn of 2017. In the interest of public safety a section of the Blue MTB trail along with all of the Red MTB trail from post 50 will be unavailable for the duration of the project. Click on the downloadable map below for specific map details. For further information and updates regarding this project please check www.castlepookwindfarm.ie Thanking you in advance for your co-operation.

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