Benbulben - Guided Hike To Eagles Rock and Truskmore

About

Eagles Rock is Ireland's highest free standing tower at 330m. Located in the breathtaking Dartry Mountains, it is one of the most iconic landmarks in the Glenade Valley and North Leitrim.

Truskmore is the highest mountain in Dartry range at 647m and is marked by a Trig Pillar. It straddles the country boundaries of Sligo and Leitrim. The national broadcaster RTE has its communications mast for the region at the summit. 

 EXPERIENCE

 

This full day hike is recommend for it scenery, nature. flora and fauna. A good level of fitness it essential so as to ensure you maximize your day on the hills to its fullest. The hike will appeal to regular hill walkers who value the experience and knowledge of a local guide in unfamiliar terrain and surroundings.

  • Guided hike
  • Full days hill walking
  • Scenic Views
 

Equipment Required

Good waterproof boots and waterproof clothing are essential – without these items you will regrettably be excluded from participating; walking trousers are advised or comfortable athletic clothing, (no jeans please); spare warm layer; hat and gloves; lunch and/or snacks; water or juice drink, (1.5 litres); small rucksack to carry it all in.

AVAILABILITY: Year Round

TRAIL LENGTH: 6 - 8 hour Round Trip

DIFFICULTY: Moderate - Good level of fitness required

Map OSI 1:50k Mapsheet 16

Cost €25pp (Based on group size of 10)

€50pp Based on group of 5

  Eagles Rock, Tievebaun, Glenade, Co. Leitrim

Eagles Rock, Tievebaun, Glenade, Co. Leitrim

  Eagles Rock, Tievebaun, Glenade, Co Leitrim

Eagles Rock, Tievebaun, Glenade, Co Leitrim

  Truskmore, with its TV and communications mast

Truskmore, with its TV and communications mast

  Hiking on Clontypruntish with stunning views of Glenade Lake and valley, Co Leitrim

Hiking on Clontypruntish with stunning views of Glenade Lake and valley, Co Leitrim

  Winter climb on Truskmore in alpine condtions

Winter climb on Truskmore in alpine condtions