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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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Lugnaquilla Mountain Log na Coille A name in Irish
(Ir. Log na Coille [IPN], 'hollow of the wood') County Highpoint of Wicklow, in County Highpoint, Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred, Irish 900s Lists, Aphyric granodiorite Bedrock

Height: 925m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: T03217 91756 This summit has been logged as climbed by 1431 members. Recently by: Dee68, Eirepur, Grainnew, GillSte, IainT, Lauranna, childminder05, vmchale, bobbar, Pepe, ktulu123, Kiwitrekker, HeartTrek, tsheehy, wild_brian
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Longitude: -6.464618, Latitude: 52.96714 , Easting: 303217, Northing: 191756 Prominence: 905m,   Isolation: 1.7km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 703137 691811,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Lgnql, 10 char: Lugnaquila
Bedrock type: Aphyric granodiorite, (Percys Table Granodiorite)

Presumably the name is transferred from some nearby hollow to the mountain itself. Price has a useful note to this effect, but is unable to determine the hollow in question. There are three valleys in the vicinity: Fraughan Rock Glen to the north-east, the South Prison to the south-east and the North Prison to the north-west. The first two are both forested nowadays. The summit is marked as Percy's Table, named after a local landowner of the 18th century. Cf. Dawson's Table on Galtymore. P.W. Joyce gave the original form as Log na Coilleach, 'hollow of the (grouse) cocks'. However this seems doubtful. It does not show the urú which would be expected. Nor is the name connected with the deity Lug.   Lugnaquilla is the highest mountain in the Dublin/Wicklow area and the 13th highest in Ireland. Lugnaquilla is the highest point in county Wicklow.

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A big mountain with many ways up, long range view .. by group   (Show all for Lugnaquilla)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Lugnaquilla in area Dublin/Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: View from the top of Fraughan Glen clearly showing the forest track snaking along the river
darrenf on Lugnaquilla, 2009
by darrenf  27 Jul 2009
Spent the day hopping around Lugnaquillia from the Glenmalur side on 24th July. Parked up at the carpark next the footbridge at Baravore T066942. Crossed the Avonbeg River via the footbridge (the river had taken over the vehicle access bridge due to the heavy rains recently). Contuined along the gravel track which leads up to the an oige youth hostel and shortly afterwards we took the track which bears left (contuining on the original track will take you further into the Glenmalur valley). Followed this forest track right around into Fraughan Glen where the views really open out in front of you. The entire track is not clearly identified on Sheet 56 but it will take you deep into the glen and only really peters out at the back wall of the glen - at this point another faint track can be picked up which stays to the right hand side of the benleagh river and continues up and over Fraughan Glen. Spectacular views back down the glen and across to Lugduff can be enjoyed. Once we were over the glen we tramped onwards in the general direction of spot height 625. The going along this strecth of the walk was boggy and gaiters are advisable! As you progress toward the ridge of Lugnaquillia you will note the triangular signposts which warn you of your proximity to the artillery range. The ridge walk toward the north prison offers fantastic views on a clear day and it is not long before you are on Percys Table enjoying the vistas in every direction. By the time we arrived at the trig point the mist had well and truly engulfed the top of Lug. A quick lunch stop recharged the batteries before we retraced our steps back down along Percys Table between the north and south prisons. At T035922 D we took a bearing down along the top of south prison and toward Clohernagh. The whole day was ahead of us so we decided to return via Corrigasleggaun and Kellys Lough. From the summit of Corrigasleggaun there is a track which takes you along the ridge overlooking the beautiful lough below. As you continue along the ridge you will note a post and wire fence in front of you at approximately T062905 E. We handrailed this fence as it dropped down into the brook below. By taking this route it will lead you directly onto a forest track below and it should be noted that if you wish to take the zig zags back to Glenmalur valley you should continue on past this track and cross Carrawaystick Brook. From here we put the heads down and pushed through the boggy terrain toward the zig zags which took us safely onto the valley floor below. The good work of the Mountain Meitheal should be well noted as you descend along the zig zags and cross the river via the footbridge. A lovely stroll along the valley floor brought us back to the car. A fine walk and a beautiful part of the garden of Ireland. 19.8km in total over 7.5 hours. With so many variations to this walk we will definitely be back again soon Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/3968/
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Winter Climb of North Prison's Main Gully .. by kernowclimber   (Show all for Lugnaquilla)
Of the many possible approaches to Lugnaquillia, .. by padodes   (Show all for Lugnaquilla)
Lots of choice to tackle this .. by Bunsen7   (Show all for Lugnaquilla)
Lug in February .. by Dessie1   (Show all for Lugnaquilla)
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