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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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Scarr Mountain Scor A name in Irish
(Ir. Sceir or Scor [PNCW], 'sharp rock') Wicklow County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Dark blue-grey slate, phyllite & schist Bedrock

Height: 641m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O13268 01828 This summit has been logged as climbed by 601 members. Recently by: Gus, IainT, GoldCircle, feargalf, Lauranna, fitzsimj, Murray-Tucker, brendanjrehill, Damien25, lw24, trekker, markwallace, tommyclarke, eoindunlea, Coles
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Longitude: -6.311412, Latitude: 53.055277 , Easting: 313268, Northing: 201828 Prominence: 231m,   Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 713197 701848,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Scarr, 10 char: Scarr
Bedrock type: Dark blue-grey slate, phyllite & schist, (Maulin Formation)

Formerly known as Knockree, according to Price.   Scarr is the 215th highest summit in Ireland.

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Began this walk on a very mild Sunday (4th Octobe .. by pplsgod   (Show all for Scarr)
Ronnie Petrie .. by grzywaczmarcin   (Show all for Scarr)
Laragh to Glenmacnass Waterfall .. by gringottsgoblin   (Show all for Scarr)
Super view towards the East .. by tmsr   (Show all for Scarr)
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Picture: Camping near summit of Scarr
Deer fencing Oldbridge
by Unsell  18 Jan 2016
First time up Scarr, and found access from Oldbridge hampered by heavy duty fencing which looks like it is protecting a new plantation from browsing deer. That grassy boreen people are talking about, which lies at the end of the road with several houses on it, is firmly fenced off. I would just say we were there in darkness and it is likely that the gate can be opened, we didn't check that, we thought we had the wrong gate!! Apart from that little difficulty, the ascent was straight forward although fairly steep on that approach.

The walk from Scarr across to Kanturk is really nice, there is a surprising sense of remoteness. The boulders and rocky outcrops of Kanturk make for a type of garden scene. Some of the heather gives the illusion that it was very carefully planted.

Another slight difficulty is how you drop down to the Inchavore river from Kanturk. There is no path and you are just wading through heather on a steep slope. We aimed to cross the river at a point well into the conifers which are very densely planted. We could see a fire break at a distance as a slight gap in the trees, but it was hard to make out as the trees on the outside were growing into the gap. But the fire break was there and offered a pleasant descent to the river, although at the end it led us to birch trees in a very marshy place which was not very nice but at least the river was easy to cross at this point. This point is well upriver from the oak trees where apparently there is a more popular crossing point. Anyway, I would look for another way to get down to the river if doing it again! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/210/comment/18423/
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