This walks starts with a steep climbing up beside the Polanass Waterfall before turn left and gaining a high forest road. From here an easier climb brings you above the valley before dropping back down to the Green Road and return through majestic Oak forests to the car park.
This trail climbs steeply on a path up alongside Poulanass Waterfall before leading you on forest road to the upper reaches of Derrybawn Mountain and onto the Green Road. The larch and pine flanked route offers magnificent views of the whole Glendalough Valley.
Markings: The route is marked with orange arrows – Loop Trail
Estimated time: 2hrs
Total height climbed: 180m
Highest point: 280m
Terrain underfoot: Forest road and track.
Suitable for: Anyone looking for a longer walk with great views of the valley
Notes: Do not take shortcuts down off the higher track
How to get to start point: Upper Lake Car Park Glendalough