Mountain Explorer Experience

Hike to the top of Irelands South East with our spectacular Mountain Explorer Experience, a guided hike of the wonderful Comeragh Mountains including essential skills to prepare you for real trekking situations to start you on your way or refresh your mountain skills for future hikes.

Your Mountain Explorer Experience Includes:

  • Full Day Experience
  • Professional and energetic mountaineering Ireland qualified instructor
  • Mountain Skills material
  • Personalized Hiking Tips
  • Training Equipment e.g. maps and compasses
  • Hot Drink & Snack at 2500ft above sea level
  • Views to take your breath away

Meeting time :
Full Day – 10.00am

Location :

Applegreen, Lemybrian, Co Waterford

Pre-Briefing Meet :

While enjoying a morning coffee/Tea we will go over some elements of what the day will entail and what to expect depending on weather conditions. You will then be lead to the starting location which has a secure off road carpark.

Approximate Finish Time :


Feast your eyes upon the most amazing scenery of wild and untouched landscapes, breathe in the crystal clear air and listen to that beautiful sound of silence from your vast surroundings at over 2500ft.

Standard hikes of the Comeragh Mountains include linear walks and Failte Ireland National Looped trails. However our hikes veer off the beaten track to allow us to experience off trail navigation and engage in mountain skills such as timing, pacing, feature recognition, compass work, and at The Irish Experience we like to add more to your mountain knowledge so we also include other topic areas such as folklore of the area, environmental awareness issues, flora & fauna, geology and much more.

Level :

Moderate or strenuous difficulty levels should be expected for a beginner.

Course Size: 

The group size is a maximum of 1 instructor to 6 students (1:6 ratio)

Hikes of the Comeragh Mountains include linear walks and Failte Ireland National Looped trails. The waymarked trails provide the walker with a choice of two to four and a half hour walks- moderate or strenuous difficulty levels- something for everyone. It also provides a wonderful way to experience Waterford’s Natural Heritage.


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