Annascaul Lake/An Bhanóg Thuaidh (641m)/Bearna na Gaoithe Loop

Strenuous – 4.5 hours – 10kms-Height gain 610m.

Initial steep ascent from Annascaul Lake carpark(100m) to Cnoc Mhaoilionáin (583m) then heading West on a broad ridge to An Bhanóg Thuaidh and Bearna na Gaoithe before descending northwards into the valley floor before veering northeast to pick up the track back to the lake.

Easy option: Annascaul Lake carpark to Macha na Bó and back