Glendalough: The Ultimate Climbing Experience

180.00 Inc VAT

Learn the ropes and climb in one of Ireland’s most stunning venues.

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The ultimate climbing experience! Come climb the cliffs of Glendalough with this ultimate climbing experience.  This package includes a prep day in either Dalkey Quarry or Ballykeefe and then a full day of climbing in Glendalough.


This day is about introducing you to the ropes. Here we will learn the basic safety techniques that we will need to know once up high on the cliffs of Glendalough. (3.5hrs)

Over the course of the session, you will learn the basics of climbing outdoors and what is needed to be a competent second when climbing. Here are some of the topics covered:

  • Safety equipment
  • Knots
  • Route selection
  • Basic movement on rock
  • Climbing protection
  • Belaying
  • Abseiling

Glendalough Climbing Day

We meet early at the Glendalough upper car park. After a quick chat, we will hike towards our chosen cliff. This can take up to 1 hour. We will then tackle the objective of the day, which will be a multi-pitch route up one of Glendalough’s granite cliffs

Max Group Size: x3


Wild Summits will provide you with all the equipment needed, such as:

  • Harness
  • Helmet
  • Safety Hardware
  • Shoes (Please check sizes in advance)

What To Bring?

Here is a list of some of the items to bring on the day. If you have climbing shoes, chalk etc. then you can bring your own, if not then we can supply the gear.


  • Rain jacket
  • Fleece
  • Hat
  • (check the weather before hand)


Depending on the experience, you may be doing alot in the day. Some climbs require long hikes in and out and spending up to 2 hours en route.

Due to this we reccomend you bring plenty of food on the day.

  • Water (2l)
  • Lunch
  • Nuts/chocolate


Important Details

On the day, you will be teamed up with another climbing partner. This experience is run on a 1:2 basis.


Refunds are given up until two weeks before the agreed date.


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