Ballyhoura - Garanne Loop

Cycling Off Road
County Limerick
Grade Difficult
Length 35 km
Time 4 hours
Format Loop
Ascent 630 m
Dogs Allowed No
Start Point
Carpark
Finish Point
Carpark
Nearest Town to Start Ardpatrick
Lat. and Long. 52.3168655, -8.5028604

This loop takes in some long and fast singletrack descents as well as numerous long and demanding climbs on forest roads, tracks and singletrack trails.The singletrack is technical in places with numerous very tight turns, steep descents and features such as small rock steps, exposed roots and elevated timber boardwalks. Trail surfaces vary a lot including loose gravel, rocks, mud and water and can be very uneven and extremely narrow with encroaching vegetation, boulders and trees. It accesses areas of high ground that can be exposed to bad weather.

Important information
Construction works on the Castlepook wind farm in the Ballyhouras commenced on Monday 25th April, 2016. This work is due to continue until the Autumn of 2017. In the interest of public safety a section of the Blue MTB trail along with all of the Red MTB trail from post 50 will be unavailable for the duration of the project. Click on the downloadable map below for specific map details. For further information and updates regarding this project please check www.castlepookwindfarm.ie Thanking you in advance for your co-operation.

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series Sheet 73

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