Killarney Adventure Race, 59km Route, Stage 5, Torc Mountain – 8.5km

  • Author:ActiveME
  • Created: May 7, 2013
  • Updated: December 12, 2017
Location: Kerry
  • Distance8 miles
  • Time0 s
  • Speed0 mph
  • Min altitude66 ft
  • Peak1,673 ft
  • Climb1,709 ft
  • Descent1,693 ft

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HELLY HANSEN, 2013 KILLARNEY ADVENTURE RACE

59 KM ROUTE

Stage 5 Torc Mountain Run or Walk - 8.5km

  • Start: Dundag Beach on the shores of the Lakes of Killarney
  • Finish: Torc Waterfall Transition
  • Distance: 8.5Km
  • Description: After the Kayak your mountain Run / Walk awaits. Starting by going under a 250 year old tunnel under the road, competitors will ascend to Torc Waterfall and follow forest tracks to the base of Torc Mountain. From here a mountain track leads to the panoramic views of Killarney national park
  • Terrain: Walking trail, stone steps, forest track, mountain track, railway sleepers.
  • Features: From the summit you have panoramic views across the entire Killarney National Park, the Lakes of Killarney and as far as Kenmare Bay.
  • Precautions: The ascent up the final 50m to the summit of Torc is a steep rock incline and competitors must follow the marked route.
  • Cut off point: Competitors who do not reach the base of Torc Mountain by 2.30pm will not be allowed to continue up to the summit.

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