We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Mountain Trails - Wicklow Day Hikes

24 Reuben Avenue | Rialto, Dublin Dublin 8, Ireland
Save
Review Highlights
"Amazing Day Trip in the Spinc, Derrybawn and Glendalough"

My husband and I wanted to hike in Ireland and didn't know really where to begin. We were able to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
mjwakin
,
Delhi, New York
Great days out in Wicklow and beyond

If you're new to hill walking or a seasoned veteran there are plenty of day hikes to do with... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
Sam B
,
County Dublin, Ireland
Read all 49 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent100%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
About
Mountaintrails prides itself on providing the very best small group guided walking trips in Ireland, Wales and further afield, as well as day trips into the Wicklow Mountains near Dublin. We also offer navigation courses and mountain skills training...more
Contact
24 Reuben Avenue | Rialto, Dublin Dublin 8, Ireland
Write a ReviewReviews (49)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"hiking experience"
in 2 reviews
"mountain skills"
in 2 reviews
"navigation skills"
in 2 reviews
"wild goats"
in 2 reviews
"safe hands"
in 2 reviews
"flora and fauna"
in 2 reviews
"his knowledge"
in 2 reviews
"day trip"
in 2 reviews
"lugnaquilla"
in 7 reviews
"navigating"
in 6 reviews
"route"
in 5 reviews
"falls"
in 4 reviews
"hikers"
in 2 reviews
"tutor"
in 2 reviews
"terrain"
in 2 reviews
"nature"
in 4 reviews
"hiked"
in 3 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I wanted to hike in Ireland and didn't know really where to begin. We were able to find Russ on Trip advisor. We had communicated that we wanted a challenging hike since we are avid hikers. He was able to come up...More

1  Thank mjwakin
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Russell M, Owner at Mountain Trails - Wicklow Day Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your kind words. It was lovely to meet you both and share with you some of the beauty off the hills around Wicklow.

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed March 3, 2018

If you're new to hill walking or a seasoned veteran there are plenty of day hikes to do with Mountain trails. Great guides with tonnes of local and nature knowledge.

Thank Sam B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed October 16, 2017

I can't recall how I ended up on this website, but I did. I did two hikes with Russell: one was a mid-week hike on Scarr Mountain and the other was Lugnaquilla. The former was in gorgeous weather and the latter was in miserable conditions....More

Thank Naomi G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Russell M, Owner at Mountain Trails - Wicklow Day Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2017

Hi Naomi, Thanks so much for your kind review, I look forward to seeing you out again with Mountaintrails in the very near future.

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed October 15, 2017

This is a truly beautiful hike that will clear your worries away and leave you feeling refreshed and alive. We covered four hills in a horseshoe loop with delightful, expansive and varying views of Derrybawn, Camaderry, Scarr and Tonelagee along the way. A highlight for...More

Thank Íde C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Russell M, Owner at Mountain Trails - Wicklow Day Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2017

Hello Íde, Thank you for your kind words, I am delighted you enjoyed your day and that the magical scenery of the Wicklow mountains left such an impression on you. I look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

Completed this course last weekend and I have to say I enjoyed every moment of it. I thought I was competent in map reading but it just goes to show a little knowledge is a dangerous thing. I realised that I in fact knew very...More

Thank BikerDec
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Russell M, Owner at Mountain Trails - Wicklow Day Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2017

Hello BikerDec, Thanks for your kind words. I hope your new found navigation skills will take you to some exciting new places in the future! Best regards.

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

We had a first taste of wild camping in Wicklow under the expert guidance of Russell from Mountain Trails. He was able to adjust the challenge to our fitness levels and trekking experience. We escaped for a few days from the demands of modern life...More

Thank AlOlMcG
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Russell M, Owner at Mountain Trails - Wicklow Day Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2017

Hello AIOIMcG Thanks for your kind words. I am delighted that you enjoyed the 2 days and that you and your son got so much out of the wild camping experience. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Wicklow mountains in the future....More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed August 29, 2017

I attended a 2-day mountain skills course that Russell offers. He is indeed an experienced and organised mountain leader who can offer a great day out in the mountains. His knowledge of geology and the flora and fauna is an added bonus. During the mountain...More

Thank dow l
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed August 19, 2017

Just back from an amazing day hike in Wicklow mountains. Russ is a fantastic guide, highly experienced, mountain savvy and extremely nice. His knowledge of the mountain and how to navigate it is very well complemented by his knowledge of the land formation and lots...More

Thank Claire R
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Russell M, Owner at Mountain Trails - Wicklow Day Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2017

Hello Claire, Thanks for your kind words. I am looking forward to hiking with you again in the future. Russ

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed August 19, 2017

I had the lucky experience to be part of a group of 14 who travelled with Russell from Dublin to Wales the August bank holiday. Over the 3 days we climbed a mountain a day... Snowden, the gyllders ( well almost, atrocious weather spoiled completion,...More

Thank YMC8
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed August 17, 2017

Russell met us at Molly Malone's stature in Dublin and drove us down to the County of Wicklow for a fantastic hiking experience. Russell is highly professional as can be evidenced by his email responses and the thought that he puts into each experience as...More

Thank wombidog
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Russell M, Owner at Mountain Trails - Wicklow Day Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2017

Hi Wombidog, Thank you so much for your kind words. It was lovely to meet you guys and great to hike with you and learn so much about your homeland. Take care on your onward journeys.

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 150 hotels in Dublin
Hilton Dublin Kilmainham
2,280 reviews
1.21 km away
Ashling Hotel
4,905 reviews
1.36 km away
Phoenix Park Hotel
341 reviews
1.37 km away
Maldron Hotel Kevin Street
1 review
1.41 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Union8
419 reviews
1.02 km away
The Brewer's Dining Hall - Guinness Storehouse
429 reviews
.78 km away
Noshington
136 reviews
1.03 km away
Harkin's
46 reviews
.79 km away
Nearby Attractions
Guinness Storehouse
35,660 reviews
.79 km away
Hill of Tara (Temair)
567 reviews
1.05 km away
Teeling Whiskey Distillery
2,362 reviews
1.09 km away
Pearse Lyons Distillery
170 reviews
.86 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Mountain Trails - Wicklow Day Hikes staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
;