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Dublin/Wicklow Area   Wicklow Mountains Subarea
Maximum height for area: 925 metres,   Summits in area: 111,   Maximum prominence for area: 905 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 49, 50, 55, 56, 61, 62, Extent1 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 242mCloghnagaune 385mCorballis Hill 258mCupidstown Hill 379mDunranhill 342mEagle Hill 296mKilleagh 249mKilliney Hill 153mKilmichael Hill 267mKilnamanagh Hill 217mKnockannavea 396mKnockree 342mMount Kennedy 366mSlieveroe 332mWestaston Hill 270m
Dublin Mountains:   Corrig Mountain 617.1mGlendoo Mountain 586mKippure 757mKnocknagun 555mPrince William's Seat 555mSaggart Hill 395mSeahan 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 SE Top 470mCamaderry Mountain 698mCamenabologue 758mCamenabologue SE Top 663mCarrick Mountain 381mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCarrigleitrim 408mCarriglineen Mountain 455mCarrigshouk 572.5mCarrigvore 682mChurch Mountain 544mCloghernagh 800mCollon Hill 238mConavalla 734mCorriebracks 531mCorrigasleggaun 794mCroaghanmoira 664mCroghan Kinsella 606mCushbawn 400mDerrybawn Mountain 474mDjouce 725mDuff Hill 720mFananierin 426mGravale 718mGreat Sugar Loaf 501mKeadeen Mountain 653mKirikee Mountain 474mKnocknacloghoge 534mLakeen 357mLittle Sugar Loaf 342mLobawn 636mLugduff 652mLugduff SE Top 637mLuggala 595mLugnagun 446mLugnaquilla 925mMaulin 570mMoanbane 703mMoneyteige North 427mMullacor 657mMullaghcleevaun 849mMullaghcleevaun East Top 790mMuskeagh Hill 397mPreban Hill 389mScarr 641mSeskin 344mSilsean 698mSleamaine 430mSlieve Maan 547.8mSlievecorragh 418mSlievefoore 414mSlievemaan 759mSorrel Hill 599.5mSpinans Hill 409mSpinans Hill SE Top 400mStoney Top 714mStookeen 420mTable Mountain 701.7mTinoran Hill 312mTomaneena 681mTonduff 642mTonelagee 817mTonelagee NE Top 668mTrooperstown Hill 430mWar Hill 686m
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Lobawn Mountain Lúbán A name in Irish
(Ir. Lúbán [PNCW], 'little bend') Wicklow County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists

Height: 636m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: S97781 97807 This summit has been logged as climbed by 250 members. Recently by: jillsteer, Cobhclimber, Ste, chalky, TipsyDempy, ballykilduff, bria5n1, EefaBee, tmcg, newpark-cc, pavelbodi, Benedicte, geohappy, Jas62, simoburn
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Longitude: -6.54219, Latitude: 53.022995 , Easting: 297781, Northing: 197807 Prominence: 111m,   Isolation: 2.6km
ITM: 697800 697917,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Lobawn, 10 char: Lobawn

Lobawn is also the name of a townland in the parish of Donaghmore. In 1839 John O'Donovan interpreted this name as Leomhach Bán, 'white leo or land abounding in marsh mallows'. Cf. Leoh townland and Leoh Mountain N of Lugnaquilla.   Lobawn is the 222nd highest summit in Ireland.

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simon3 on Lobawn, 2003
by simon3  17 Mar 2003
Lobawn has a flattish top. A series of ridges lead from it. The picture was taken from the broad, fairly flat ridge leading towards Donard to the west. The village of Donard is a convenient place to start from when walking in this area. The picture shows Sugarloaf (552m) in the mid-ground with Keadeen some 8k away on the skyline. Lobawn connects to Sugarloaf via a southerly ridge. This is to the left of the summit shown here. Between Keadeen and Sugarloaf lies the Glen of Imail, which includes an artillery range. As you can see from the foreground, Lobawn’s west ridge has a wet boggy surface. Unfortunately scramblers or dune-buggies have considerably damaged the surface of this ridge in places Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/222/comment/379/
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Picture: War Department Marker
Sweet spot all round
by march-fixer  7 May 2012
Located to the east of Donard in west Wicklow, it is nicely tucked away at the head of a number of lovely glens. Most walkers seem to approach from the south or west, whereas I think it is best approached from the north, either as part of a walk from Corriebracks or in its own right from the very scenic road leading into the glen and Lugglass Lower. This glen road in is reached either from the Hollywood or Wicklow Gap direction.

My reasoning is that the glen road in from the north is a visual treat on its own and brings you to a forest entrance. From here you may follow the forest track a good distance to the top. See track-1569 for directions. There is a little bit of rough ground from where you leave the track up to the edge of the forest.

While there is some erosion on the east-west track, there is no sign of damage by access from the north. It is a lovely view, from a rather flat top, should you be blessed with good weather.

There is a fair chance that you will not meet any other walkers on your travels up here. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/222/comment/6791/
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csd on Lobawn, 2003
by csd  22 Jun 2003
The ridges up to Lobawn are beginning to succumb to the dreaded motorbike scramblers. It hasn't quite reached the levels of Slieve Maan yet, but I'm sure it's not far off. Picture shows the summit - anyone know what this pillar means? There's another one on the way over from Sugarloaf. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/222/comment/566/
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Geo on Lobawn, 2009
by Geo  13 Sep 2009
Climbed this from Sugarloaf (which disappointingly isn't here on MV, one less to claim as bagged :-( ) There isn't a whole lot up there on the somewhat dull top, except the forlorn WD (War Department) Pillar awash in its watery peat. A beautiful Indian summer day, what a change from the washout summer days. Lovely views form up here, the mist over the midlands was punctuated by the summits peeping through of the nearby ranges of Blackstairs, etc.It's a gateway to the Northern ridge partly enclosing the Glen of Imaal. My 100th summit logged on MV... woohoo! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/222/comment/4095/
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Picture: http://www.pathsavers.org/Surveys/Lobawn%20Corriebracks.pdf
 
Save for Summer Days
by CaptainVertigo  1 Nov 2011
I recently completed a circuit of Church Mountain, Corriebracks, Lowbawn and Sugar Loaf. The route was about eleven miles in total and was executed on a warm wet afternoon in late October. The dank gloomy mushy Wicklow hills were rendered even more awful by the oppressive overbearing conifers. I feel perfectly safe on a dark open mountain but there is something ominous about high forest. I suspect it conjures up notions of wolves, ghouls et al. Anyway a couple of WARNINGS. You really need an up to date map as there are trees popping up all over the place. My old map seemed bereft of various groves that appeared in my path. Secondly do please look at some of the wonderful work of the Wicklow Mountain Path people. For example they are quite right to suggest that you keep to the high ground to the west of the "tree gap" as you make your way from Corriesbrack to Lobawn. See map,See http://www.pathsavers.org/Surveys/Lobawn%20Corriebracks.pdf I notice the David Herman indicates the same route in his slim but invaluable volume on the Wicklow hills Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/222/comment/6605/
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Magic Moment
by jlk  4 Mar 2012
Fabulous March Madness Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/222/comment/6704/
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