Mt Brandon (952m) from Baile na hAbha via Loch Uachtarach

Strenuous – 5.5 hours – 14 kms – height gain: 1000m

Long challenging walk with significant height gain.From Ballinahow we follow the “Military Road” for 2kms before traversing South towards Loch Uachtarach & Loch Iachtarach.From there we ascend the spur west of  the lakes, looping around to pick up the Pilgrim route marked by the stations of the cross, to Brandon itself. we then go North to pick up The Dingle Way at the ogham stone on the saddle below Más an Tiompán, and down the military road back to the cars

Easy option: Ballinahow to Loch Uuachtarach and back – 3 hours