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STUNNING 1-Day-Adventure Along The Cliffs of Moher

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no parking sign funny, farming signs, irish street signs, cliffs of moher coastal cliff walkOnce we reached the trailhead it wasn’t long before we had arrived to Hag’s Head, a rocky peninsula that resembles a seated woman when viewed from the north. We admired the ancient fort ruins that loomed above and followed an adventurous looking trail that took us off the main path, down in between 2 giant boulders, to an awesomely-gnarly, zigzagging rock, TO THIS:

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Be sure to watch our video of the beautiful cliff-side adventure!

TIPS:

1. Pack a lunch + snacks + plenty of water

2. Go on a clear day (if possible), otherwise it will be very cold and windy.

3. WEAR LAYERS. I had long Johns + long sleeve T + fleece pull-over + rain jacket + jeans + wool socks + sturdy (water proof) hiking boots + beanie + Hot Hands. Some layers got shed at times, but by the end, every single layer and resource was in use. Remember, Ireland can experience all 4 seasons in a single day, no matter what time of year.

4. Make it an ALL DAY event if you have the time. It’s entirely too beautiful of a place to only spend a couple hours of your whole life in… it’s worth giving it more.

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12 Comments

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    Charline

    April 1, 2016

    So very beautiful & your so brave to be on the very edge of those cliffs.I love the video

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      mrandmrsadventure

      April 2, 2016

      Meant to tell you, we read your story about 14 on Valentine’s Day… the 14th!! It was totally by coincidence… Godincidence 😉 Sending you our love!!

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    Kathy

    April 1, 2016

    Oh but I forgot to say…so envious ?

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      mrandmrsadventure

      April 2, 2016

      Inspiration to go have an epic weekend!

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    Kathy

    April 1, 2016

    Girl…you were making me so nervous on those cliffs?

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    hal90505

    April 1, 2016

    Goodness, some of those photos give me vertigo!

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      mrandmrsadventure

      April 2, 2016

      Looking straight down was insane!

      • hal90505

        April 2, 2016

        AAAAAAAK I just watched the video!

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    Richard

    April 1, 2016

    Spectacular! Beautiful video. And what a great pic of the upside down red pants on the edge of the cliff! Looks like you could have fallen over.

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      mrandmrsadventure

      April 2, 2016

      Haha! Those crazy red pants 🙂

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    claire Murphy

    April 1, 2016

    Hi Brittney and Drew.

    love the video Hope you are having fun I meet you guys in Caherciveen on Easter weekend

    Best Wishes Claire

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      mrandmrsadventure

      April 2, 2016

      Claire!! So great to hear from you, we had a lovely time meeting you last weekend ?

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