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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

Summits in area Dublin/Wicklow:
Ballinacorbeg 336mBallinastraw 284mBallycurry 301mBallyguile Hill 188mBallyhook Hill 288mBray Head Hill 240mCarrickgollogan 276mCarrigeen Hill 298mCarrigoona Commons East 242mCloghnagaune 385mCorballis Hill 258mCupidstown Hill 378.6mDunranhill 342mEagle Hill 296mKilleagh 249mKilliney Hill 153.5mKilmichael Hill 267mKilnamanagh Hill 217mKnockannavea 400.8mKnockree 342mMount Kennedy 365.9mSlieveroe 332mWestaston Hill 270m
Dublin Mountains:   Corrig Mountain 617.1mGlendoo Mountain 586mKippure 757mKnocknagun 555mPrince William's Seat 555mSaggart Hill 396.9mSeahan 647.3mSeefin 620.6mSeefingan 722.9mTibradden Mountain 467mTwo Rock Mountain 536m
Wicklow Mountains:   Annagh Hill 454mBallinacor Mountain 531mBallinafunshoge 480mBallineddan Mountain 652mBallycumber Hill 431mBallycurragh Hill 536mBallyteige 447mBaltinglass Hill 382mBarranisky 280mBenleagh 689mBlack Hill 602.2mBrockagh Mountain 557mBrockagh Mountain North-West Top 548mBrockagh Mountain SE Top 470mCamaderry Mountain 698.6mCamaderry South East Top 677.3mCamenabologue 758mCamenabologue SE Top 663mCarrick Mountain 381mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCarrig Mountain 571mCarrigleitrim 408mCarriglineen Mountain 455mCarrignagunneen 561mCarrigshouk 572.5mCarrigvore 682mChurch Mountain 544mCloghernagh 800mCollon Hill 238mConavalla 734mCorriebracks 531mCorrigasleggaun 794mCroaghanmoira 664mCroaghanmoira North Top 575mCroghan Kinsella 606mCroghan Kinsella East Top 561mCullentragh Mountain 510mCushbawn 400mDerrybawn Mountain 474mDjouce 725mDuff Hill 720mFair Mountain 571.2mFananierin 426mGravale 718mGreat Sugar Loaf 501mKanturk 523mKeadeen Mountain 653mKirikee Mountain 474mKnocknacloghoge 534mLakeen 357mLittle Sugar Loaf 342mLobawn 636mLugduff 652mLugduff SE Top 637mLuggala 595mLugnagun 446.2mLugnaquilla 925mMaulin 570mMoanbane 703mMoneyteige North 427mMullacor 657mMullaghcleevaun 849mMullaghcleevaun East Top 790mMuskeagh Hill 397mPreban Hill 389mRobber's Pass Hill 508.9mScarr 641mScarr North-West Top 561mSeskin 344mSilsean 698mSleamaine 430mSlieve Maan 547.8mSlieve Maan North Top 550mSlievecorragh 418mSlievefoore 414mSlievemaan 759mSorrel Hill 599.5mSpinans Hill 409mSpinans Hill SE Top 400mStoney Top 714mStookeen 420mSugarloaf 552mTable Mountain 701.7mTable Mountain West Top 563mTinoran Hill 312mTomaneena 682.4mTonduff 642mTonduff East Top 593mTonelagee 817mTonelagee NE Top 668mTonlagee South-East Top 546mTrooperstown Hill 430mWar Hill 686mWhite Hill 630.9m
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Silsean Mountain Soillsean A name in Irish
(Ir. Soillsean [PNCW], 'place of lights') Wicklow County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Pale grey fine to coarse-grained granite Bedrock

Height: 698m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O02318 05649 This summit has been logged as climbed by 313 members. Recently by: bryanjbarry, IainT, Lauranna, KevinRoche, Garmin, Pepe, supersullivan, rleahy, Damien25, alleny, Krumel, Peter Walker, lw24, frankmc04, eoindunlea
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -6.47351, Latitude: 53.091921 , Easting: 302318, Northing: 205649 Prominence: 43m,   Isolation: 1.6km
ITM: 702244 705681,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slsn, 10 char: Silsean
Bedrock type: Pale grey fine to coarse-grained granite, (Type 2e equigranular)

Silsean is the 117th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Silsean in area Dublin/Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: Sliding on Silsean, with Blessington Lakes beyond
One Part of a Double Act
Short Summary created by wicklore,  12 Aug 2010
Silsean is rarely mentioned or climbed without reference to its almost twin summit Moanbane. The two tops are the highest points of the area of mountain overlooking the hamlet of Ballyknockan to the east of the Blessington Lakes and Phoulaphuca Reservoir. There is about 1.5kms between the tops, and Silsean is the smaller by 5 metres. However Silsean has a summit cairn, while Moanbane makes do with a summit pond. The cairn on Silsean has recently been rebuilt by volunteers into a 3.5 foot high beehive from stone on the hill. The same volunteers have attempted to repair damage caused by quad bikes by transplanting sods of bog to the scarred summit area.

Silsean can be reached directly either from O00415 06643 A or O01141 07290 B. For a much longer walk start at the Black Hill car park at O04387 10862 C. Silsean offers great views across the Blessington Lakes, as well as south to Slievecorragh, Church Mountain, and Corriebracks.

Silsean also offers fantastic opportunities for lengthy snow sliding on its western slopes in the winter! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/113/comment/4873/
Ochill is the name for this summit area! .. by Barry   (Show all for Silsean)
What could be more Irish for St Patricks day than .. by darrenf   (Show all for Silsean)
Cairn and other repairs. .. by joemalone   (Show all for Silsean)
There were still patches of snow on Mullaghcleeva .. by csd   (Show all for Silsean)
This is the sad summit of Silsean as it is in Mar .. by simon3   (Show all for Silsean)
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