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Dublin/Wicklow Area   Wicklow Mountains Subarea
Maximum height for area: 925 metres,   Summits in area: 128,   Maximum prominence for area: 905 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 49, 50, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW For all tops   Highest summit: Lugnaquilla, 925m

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Collon Hill Hill Wicklow County, in Binnion List, Basalt and gabbro Bedrock

Height: 238m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 62 Grid Reference: T30302 86743 This summit has been logged as climbed by 38 members. Recently by: Garmin, susieq, geohappy, chalky, smccarthy, jlk, garrettd, paddyhillsbagger, eannanilamhna, eamonoc, turfymccloud, wwwalker, Fergalh, Ben-Ban, pompeii
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Longitude: -6.063657, Latitude: 52.916052 , Easting: 330302, Northing: 186743 Prominence: 183m,   Isolation: 5.9km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 730222 686779,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Cln238, 10 char: Colon Hil
Bedrock type: Basalt and gabbro, (Dolerite)

This hill is unnamed on OS maps, but it is mentioned in the Parliamentary Gazetter of Ireland: Collon-hill, 3¾ miles south-south-west of Wicklow, 782 feet. James Fraser describes in more detail in A Hand Book for Travellers in Ireland: Two miles to the seaward of Kilboy bridge [near Kilbride] is the Hill of Collon. It attains an elevation of 782 feet and is remarkable as rising considerably over the lower hills with which the surface of the country is varied; and from it an extensive view of the coast and country around are obtained. The townlands of Cullen Upper and Lower appear to have the same name in a variant spelling. For origin of name, see also Collin Top and Big Collin (Co. Antrim). Has been called Castletimon Hill.   Collon Hill is the 1301th highest summit in Ireland. Collon Hill is the second most easterly summit in the Dublin/Wicklow area.

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Easy ascent using forest tracks .. by group   (Show all for Collon Hill)
 
When I wrote recently about Carrick Mountain I de .. by wicklore   (Show all for Collon Hill)
 
I was determined to find a less painful way to th .. by csd   (Show all for Collon Hill)
 
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simon3 on Collon Hill, 2009
by simon3  14 Nov 2009
Having read csd and wicklores hard-won experience, I hereby present yet a third way of reaching the top! Seeing a little further from the shoulders of giants etc.
Start at the forest entrance the others mention at T3016587799 E. Follow the tracks which are fairly accurately marked on the 1:50k to T30809 87060 F, up the rising path to T30705 86867 G, the "T junction". Turn right and proceed to T3056186974 H on tracks. Turn left and SW along tracks of variable but quite feasible quality until you reach the same attack point as csd mentions at T30298 86835 I. There's a faint not great path of around 100m in length to the summit which you definitely need long trousers for because of the furze. The benefit of this route overall is that it is shorter than csd's and mostly easy walking.

The picture shows the summit cairn and trig pillar. There's a view of that well-known-to-Dubliners-beach Brittas Bay.

Note. On one occasion when I visited this summit via the forest entrance mentioned there was a sign saying that there was Coillte (the forest land managers) approved shooting in progress. Be aware if you visit this area through some other access point that there may not be a sign where you enter. Be aware that if you start early in the day shooters may come along later while you are still on the hill. Know that the hunting season is from Sept to end Feb. Consider wearing an orange bib. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1011/comment/4267/
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Get there while you can .. by moggy40   (Show all for Collon Hill)
 
East Coast Outpost .. by Geansai   (Show all for Collon Hill)
 
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