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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...more
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24 Reuben Avenue | Rialto, Dublin Dublin 8, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of university students had a great day with Russ. The views were stunning and Russ provided us with many interesting facts and insights along the way on topics ranging from the replanting of native trees to Brexit. We were a slow moving group...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Russell M, Owner at Mountain Trails - Wicklow Day Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Sarahlamartcu, Thanks for your kind words, it was lovely to meet you all. All the best. Russ

Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Four friends joined Russ and a larger group to hike Lugnaquilla. We were lucky to have an incredibly clear day so the views were spectacular. The hike was well organized - it’s a long day and quite tough in the early ascent but I felt...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Russell M, Owner at Mountain Trails - Wicklow Day Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Hi Kerry, Many thanks for your kind words and so glad you enjoyed your hike with us. I look forward to seeing you out on the hills again soon.

Reviewed 19 August 2018

I had the pleasure of a day hike with my Grandson and Russ Mills as a shore excursion during our recent visit to Dublin. We originally planned to hike in the Wicklow Mountains until we realized that time in port would be limited. Russ quickly...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Scott A
Russell M, Owner at Mountain Trails - Wicklow Day Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Hello Scott, Many thanks for your kind words, it was good to hike with you both. I hope the rest of your trip went well.

Reviewed 12 August 2018

I was one of a group of 6 who recently spent the August bank holiday weekend scrambling on the beautiful mountains of Snowdonia. We scrambled three mountains, Lech Ddu Spur, Tryfan North and South Ridges and Y. Gribin. Russell guided us carefully over a suitable...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 July 2018

We wanted to hike in the Wicklow mountains, be on our own time table, and not have to worry about driving there and back on narrow Irish roads. We were so lucky to find Mountaintrails to provide us with a private hike to Glendalough, Derrybawn...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Amy C
Russell M, Owner at Mountain Trails - Wicklow Day Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Hello Amy, It was lovely to meet you for a hike in the lovely Wicklow mountains. Many thanks for your kind words, I am so glad you had a great day and enjoyed the fraughans!

Reviewed 18 July 2018

Russell is a wonderful, fun, knowledgeable guide! He took us on a hike up Derrybawn Mountain that we will remember the rest of our lives. He listened carefully to what we wanted in a hike and then delivered exactly what we requested. The hike itself...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank bobfleshner
Russell M, Owner at Mountain Trails - Wicklow Day Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Hi Bob, Thanks so much for your kind words, I am delighted you had such an enjoyable day. Come back and visit us in Ireland soon!

Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

I can appreciate that this is probably a small business and if not enough people sign up, then its not worthwhile to Russ to meet his commitment from a financial perspective. However, as a tourist unfamiliar with area, being cancelled on the day before did...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Russell M, Owner at Mountain Trails - Wicklow Day Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Hi cor2507, It understand that it was very disappointing for you to have the hike cancelled at short notice. It is something that we do very rarely as we know how it adversely effects your trip. In this instance you were the only booking on...More

Reviewed 8 June 2018 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

Date of experience: June 2018
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Russell M, Owner at Mountain Trails - Wicklow Day Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

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

Reviewed 31 May 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 27 May 2018 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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank bj582017
Russell M, Owner at Mountain Trails - Wicklow Day Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

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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Ruta D
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Response from bj582017 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ruta D, Book online and choose whether you need transport from Dublin or will make your own way to the hike start-off point. See the Hikes and Courses Calendar on the Mountaintrails website for available options.
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