Killarney Adventure Race, 69k Route, Stage 5, Mangerton Mtn – 18k

  • Author:ActiveME
  • Created: May 5, 2013
  • Updated: December 12, 2017
Location: Kerry
  • DistanceInstructions
  • Distance19.62 km
  • Time0 s
  • Speed0.0 km/h
  • Min altitude20 m
  • Peak674 m
  • Climb776 m
  • Descent775 m



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Stage 5 Mangerton Mountain Run or Walk

  • Start: Dundag Beach on the shores of the Lakes of Killarney
  • Finish: Torc Waterfall Transition (Summit is Devils Punch Bowl)
  • Distance: 18Km
  • Description: After the Kayak your mountain Run / Walk awaits. Starting by going under a 250 year old tunnel under the road, competitors will ascend up the steps at Torc Waterfall and follow forest tracks to the base of Mangerton Mountain. From here a mountain track leads to the Devils Punch Bowl
  • 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.
  • Cut off point: Competitors who do not reach the top of Torc Waterfall Steps by 2.00pm will not be allowed to continue to Mangerton and must then complete the Torc Mountain Route.

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