Lenihan's Loop

Trail description

Lenihan's Loop takes in the site of Desmond Castle and the Raven's Glen waterfall.  John Lenihan, the first Irishman to win the world title for mountain racing in Switzerland in 1991 hails from here.  The hills in Glanageenty would have featured prominently in his training.     

Trail Name: Lenihan's Loop
Recreation Site: Glanageenty  [view site]
Trail Start Point: Forest Entrance
Length:5km
Time: 2 hours
Degree of Difficulty: Strenuous   View Trail Grade Definitions
Metres Climb: 110
Attributes: Loop Trail (Returns to Starting Point)
Finish Point: Forest Entrance
Trail Way marking:blue