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Camp to Annascaul

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Walk across moorland and farmland, along minor roads and tracks. You'll cross from Tralee Bay in the north to the southern end of the Dingle Peninsula and welcoming Annascaul. 
moderate
Distance 16.8 km
5:00 h
305 m
343 m
236 m
28 m

Caherconree Mountain (835m) with its megalithic fort offers impressive vistas, as you gradually climb out of the valley, crossing a saddle between Corrin and Knockbrack peaks.

As you descend you may like to take a break at the stunning nature reserve of Inch Beach. With its crashing waves and pristine beach, Inch Beach featured in the 1960s film Ryan’s Daughter. Make your way along small roads to your overnight stop of Annascaul, birthplace of Antarctic Explorer Tom Crean. Why not reward yourself with a pint in Crean’s pub, the South Pole Inn.

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Lisanne Cheizoo
Update: July 24, 2018
Difficulty
moderate
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Highest point
236 m
Lowest point
28 m
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This route is used in the following itineraries:

WISDW1

WISDW2

Start

Camp (65 m)
Coordinates:
OSI Grid
Q 69595 09347
DD
52.220910, -9.908937
DMS
52°13'15.3"N 9°54'32.2"W
UTM
29U 437909 5785998
w3w 
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Destination

Annascaul

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These maps and routes are designed to be used in conjunction with our traditional documentation. We have recently embarked on a conversion initiative to bring the two elements together, and this itinerary will be covered in due course.

In the meantime, using the two elements alongside each other should go a long way to ensure you have a safe, enjoyable and problem free day.

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Coordinates

OSI Grid
Q 69595 09347
DD
52.220910, -9.908937
DMS
52°13'15.3"N 9°54'32.2"W
UTM
29U 437909 5785998
w3w 
///trodden.flanks.married
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
16.8 km
Duration
5:00 h
Ascent
305 m
Descent
343 m
Highest point
236 m
Lowest point
28 m
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