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Reeks Ridge

Distance: 21km
Duration: 9 hours
Route type: One way
Buggy/wheelchair friendly: No
Surface types: Open Mountain (No Trail), Open Bogland, Tarred Road
Points of interest: Great views of Killarney Lakes, Reeks, Gap of Dunloe, Purple/ Tomies, Bog with ancient wall systems, Cnoc Bhraca, Grotto, views of Hag’s Glen, Lough Coomeenapeasta, wreck of WW11 Plane, Top of Devil's Ladder, Top of Carrauntoohill, Highest point in Ireland - Memorial cross, Glacial horseshoe, hydro-dam, Views of Dingle Bay, Carragh valley.

The notorious “Ridge of the Reeks Traverse” of the main ridge of the McGillycuddy Reeks is one of Ireland’s finest mountain walks, a testing high ridge walk over several of the highest peaks in Ireland; offering unbelievable local and long distance views over the Southwest.

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