September 8, 2014

Climbing Carrauntoohill, Ireland

Photograph by Alex Di Suvero, National Geographic

Hikers navigate Carrauntoohil, Ireland's tallest peak at 3,400 feet above sea level. Part of the MacGillycuddy’s Reeks mountain range in County Kerry, Carrauntoohil's terrain features deep lakes and hanging valleys, and its summit offers lofty views of land and sea.

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