Located less than 30 minutes from Dublin City Crone Wood is a popular choice for many families and hill walkers. The forest has many trails to explore, this linear route takes you high onto the flanks of Maulin and provides access to the open mountains.
Starting at Crone Woods Carpark, this linear trail provides an access route to the open mountains. The end of this trail is at a gate leading to open mountain at an elevation of 450 meters. 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.
Grade: Strenuous, short route but is a hard climb all the way
Estimated time: 1hr
Total height climbed: 300m
Highest point: 475m
Terrain underfoot: Forest trail
Suitable for: Families and all others looking for access to Maulin.
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: Crone Wood Carpark
- GPS START POINT: 53.1652,-6.217
- GRID REF: O 192 143
- There is no public transport to this location. The nearest village is Enniskerry
- Bus Eireann: www.buseireann.ie.