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Letterkeen loop


Trail Overview Details

Grade: Hard
Format: Circular
Trail Quality: ***
 
County: Mayo
Category: Walking/Hiking Trails
Type: National Loop Walk
Length (Kms): 12.00
Climb (m): 350
Estimated time: 3hr

Waymarking

Purple arrow

Description of Trail

This loop follows purple arrows on old cattle road, a narrow path through trees, sandy road, forest road and riverbank mainly in forestry. It travels in a clockwise direction with climbs and descents, some of which are steep, reaching a highpoint of 311m before descending to cross a pass in the scenic and relatively isolated lowlands of the Nephin Beg Mountains. This is a lovely quiet secluded walk with extensive views from the highest point.

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Comments

The terrain consists of riverbank, tracks, and forestry roads so hiking boots are recommended.

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