The MacGillycuddy Reeks of Kerry

Trekkers enjoying a day on ‘The Call of The Wild’ Killarney Walking Festival Autumn Series, heading for the summit of Mangerton Mountain, with the MacGillycuddy’s Reeks in the background. Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/NO REPRO FEE

The MacGillycuddy Reeks of Kerry are Ireland’s highest mountains. They include the only three peaks in Ireland over 1000 metres, Corrán Tuathail at a lofty 1039m, Binn Chaorach at 1010m and Caher standing at 1001m.

We are the leading provider of guided ascents of Carrauntoohil (translated from the Gaelic “Corrán Tuathail” meaning: “Inverted Sickle” or “Tuathails Serated Sickle”) and of the other numerous routes in the magnificent MacGillycuddy Reeks.

On the day of your climb we will provide you with a qualified and highly experienced mountain guide who will share a wealth of information on the history, geology, flora and fauna, along with lots of entertaining and interesting tales from these mountains. You will be given assistance, encouragement and guidance and will never have to worry about navigation or route finding. Any ascent of Ireland’s highest mountains are a tough challenge and require a good level of fitness, enabling you to hike in mountainous terrain for 6 hours+.

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We are one minute walk from Killarney National Park and Killarney town centre.