The Shay Elliot car park sits on a high mountain pass between Laragh and Glendmalure. There is ample parking and the route gives easy access to the open mountains above Glendalough.
Grade: Easy ,
Estimated time: 15 mins
Total height climbed: 150m
Highest point: 170m
Terrain underfoot: Forest trail and public road
Suitable for: very easy trail suitable for all, suitable for pushchairs
Notes: If you are planning on leaving this trail and entering the open mountains you must be able to navigate in poor weather and be properly equipped.
How to get to start point: Shay Elliot Memorial
- GPS FOR START POINT: 52.968854,-6.318984
- There is no public transport to this location. The nearest village is Laragh.