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The 12 O’Clock Hills
SixmilebridgeCo. Clare
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The 12 O’Clock Hills has two looped walk options. The shorter loop is 5km and the longer loop takes in the upper hills at an elevation of 309 metres.

There are two main trails, a 5km heritage looped walk and a longer 8.5km walk. The 5km heritage looped walk is ideal for people with an interest in local history and requires a modest level of fitness. The longer 8.5k looped walk goes all the way to the two summits and requires a somewhat greater level of fitness. This loop includes all of the heritage loop.

Both loops are quite scenic including pine needle covered paths through the forest where rivers and streams also feature. The vistas expand on reaching the open mountain side near the top with 360 degree views. There are information boards at the two trail heads with route maps, difficulty levels, safety information etc. All critical junctions on the routes are signposted.

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