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Mountain Trails - Wicklow Day Hikes

24 Reuben Avenue | Rialto, Dublin Dublin 8, Ireland
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Great hiking! Loved being outdoors today

Russel was a great guide! We hiked Scarr mountain in Wicklow. He can customize your experience to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kevin R
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Excellent day with Russell

I don't have the words to express what a great experience our hike with Russell was. Everything... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
William G
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Mountaintrails prides itself on providing the very best small group guided walking trips in Ireland, Wales and further afield, as well as day trips into the Wicklow Mountains near Dublin. We also offer navigation courses and mountain skills training for novices and improvers. Our hiking guides are fully qualified mountain leaders, first aid trained, and fully insured.
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24 Reuben Avenue | Rialto, Dublin Dublin 8, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Russel was a great guide! We hiked Scarr mountain in Wicklow. He can customize your experience to be more strenuous or a bit easier. He is very knowledgeable about the landscape. He pointed out different plants during our hike and talked about the wildlife. It...More

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Russell M, Owner at Mountain Trails - Wicklow Day Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Kevin, Thanks for your kind words. I am very glad you enjoyed your visit to the Wicklow Mountains with us.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't have the words to express what a great experience our hike with Russell was. Everything was just perfect from initial contact with him - he was always very quick to respond with requested information - the hike - was so informative and responsive...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you Russell and to your lovely partner / assistant, whose name I failed to get. I’d like to echo the many positive aspects and attributes expressed in previous reviews. Your calm and professional demeanor along with what turned out to be a very pleasant...More

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Russell M, Owner at Mountain Trails - Wicklow Day Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words, we look forward to seeing you out with us again in the future. Best regards.

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

My husband and I wanted to hike in Ireland and didn't know really where to begin. We were able to find Russ on Trip advisor. We had communicated that we wanted a challenging hike since we are avid hikers. He was able to come up...More

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Russell M, Owner at Mountain Trails - Wicklow Day Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Thanks so much for your kind words. It was lovely to meet you both and share with you some of the beauty off the hills around Wicklow.

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

If you're new to hill walking or a seasoned veteran there are plenty of day hikes to do with Mountain trails. Great guides with tonnes of local and nature knowledge.

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

I can't recall how I ended up on this website, but I did. I did two hikes with Russell: one was a mid-week hike on Scarr Mountain and the other was Lugnaquilla. The former was in gorgeous weather and the latter was in miserable conditions....More

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Russell M, Owner at Mountain Trails - Wicklow Day Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Hi Naomi, Thanks so much for your kind review, I look forward to seeing you out again with Mountaintrails in the very near future.

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

This is a truly beautiful hike that will clear your worries away and leave you feeling refreshed and alive. We covered four hills in a horseshoe loop with delightful, expansive and varying views of Derrybawn, Camaderry, Scarr and Tonelagee along the way. A highlight for...More

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Russell M, Owner at Mountain Trails - Wicklow Day Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Hello Íde, Thank you for your kind words, I am delighted you enjoyed your day and that the magical scenery of the Wicklow mountains left such an impression on you. I look forward to seeing you again in the future.

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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Completed this course last weekend and I have to say I enjoyed every moment of it. I thought I was competent in map reading but it just goes to show a little knowledge is a dangerous thing. I realised that I in fact knew very...More

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Russell M, Owner at Mountain Trails - Wicklow Day Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Hello BikerDec, Thanks for your kind words. I hope your new found navigation skills will take you to some exciting new places in the future! Best regards.

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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We had a first taste of wild camping in Wicklow under the expert guidance of Russell from Mountain Trails. He was able to adjust the challenge to our fitness levels and trekking experience. We escaped for a few days from the demands of modern life...More

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Russell M, Owner at Mountain Trails - Wicklow Day Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Hello AIOIMcG Thanks for your kind words. I am delighted that you enjoyed the 2 days and that you and your son got so much out of the wild camping experience. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Wicklow mountains in the future....More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

I attended a 2-day mountain skills course that Russell offers. He is indeed an experienced and organised mountain leader who can offer a great day out in the mountains. His knowledge of geology and the flora and fauna is an added bonus. During the mountain...More

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