The Shay Elliott car park sits on a high mountain pass between Laragh and Glenmalure. There is ample parking and the route gives easy access to the open mountains above Glendalough.
This route goes North-West from Shay Elliot Forest Car Park to give access to open mountain routes to Mullacor, Braigue and Cullentra mountains.
Estimated time: 20 mins
Total height climbed: 50m
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 linear 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 Elliott Memorial Forest Carpark
- GPS FOR START POINT: 52.969854,-6.319884
- GRID REF: T 130 922
- There is no public transport to this location. The nearest village is Laragh.