Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing

from 160.00

The county of Donegal contains more climbable rock than the rest of Ireland, boasting two major Irish mountain ranges, over thousand kilometres of coastline, one hundred sea stacks and many diverse climbing locations from the mudstone roofs at Muckross in the South West of the county to the Granite slabs of Malin Head, Ireland's most northerly point. Donegal currently plays host a lifetimes worth of world class rock climbing in some of the most beautiful and unspoilt places in Ireland. The scope for further exploration and the opportunity to discover unclimbed rock is unlimited, as there is an unexplored adventure waiting through every mountain pass and around every remote headland. Enjoy a full day of rock climbing in one of many locations in the county.

ProviderIain Miller.

Location (see map below): You have a choice of locations (see below) that you can decide on with consultation with your expert guide.

Duration: Full day.

Availability: All year.

Requirements: Suitable clothing.

Restrictions: Weather dependent.

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Locations (see below):
Sail Rock, Carrigan Head. Cruit Island, Western Donegal. Skelpoonagh Bay, Glencolmcille. Poison Glen, Derryveagh Mountains. Owey Island, Western Donegal. Tory Island.

At Unique Ascent we have spent the last 5 years exploring the better and lesser known climbing locations thoughout the county and have developed and recorded over 500 new routes in all areas of Donegal. We have explored and developed the Island of Cruit, recording over 300 rock climbs making Cruit Island the most developed rock climbing location in Ireland. We have played on the previously unclimbed Sea Stacks creating some of the most adventurous and atmospheric rock climbs in the country.

What we offer at Unique Ascent is the opportunity for people of all abilities to visit and climb in places of outstanding natural beauty where solitude and a truly great outdoor experience is guaranteed. We offer a full range of experiences, courses and holidays with the goal of maximizing your potential and knowledge by building on your previous experience and knowledge. Our goal with every client is to educate, instruct and guide you to allow you to reach, achieve and fulfil all your rock climbing ambitions.

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Skelpoonagh Bay, Glencolmcille


Owey Island


Poison Glen, Derryveagh Mountains


Cruit Island


Sail Rock, Carrigan Head

Tory Island