Trad climbing

"Trad is rad", and it's still the dominant roped climbing style in the Irish outdoors.

We hop on everything from the granite of Dublin's own Dalkey Quarry and the nearby Wicklow Mountains, to the sandstone of MacGillycuddy's Reeks and the Comeragh Mountains.

Our most recent trad climbing events:

Our upcoming trad climbing events:

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All text is © Dublin Climbers and Mountaineers (DCAM). All photographs are © their photographers and show DCAM members at DCAM events.

DCAM members and visitors to this web site are reminded that bouldering, hiking, ice climbing, indoor climbing, mixed climbing, mountaineering, rock climbing, scrambling, ski mountaineering, sport climbing and trad climbing are activities that can be dangerous and may result in personal injury or death. Participants should be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for their own actions and involvement.