The MacGillycuddy's Reeks are Irelands highest mountains with Carrauntoohil tallest at 1,039m. Occupying about 100 square km, they stretch from the picturesque Gap of Dunloe in the east to Glencar in the west. Attracting over 25,000 walkers annually, they are a wonderful natural amenity. However, proper guide is essential before venturing on to the Reeks.
This guide to twenty walking routes on the Reeks contains full-colour maps specially commissioned from Ordnance Survey Ireland, clear photographs and precise map references. It also encompasses the history, geology, natural history, placenames and people of the area. It is the most comprehensive guide available.