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Dublin/Wicklow Area   Dublin 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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Corrig Mountain Mountain An Charraig A name in Irish
(Ir. An Charraig [OSI], 'rock') Dublin/ Wicklow County, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Pale grey fine to coarse-grained granite Bedrock

Height: 617.1m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O09038 19370 This summit has been logged as climbed by 356 members. Recently by: Murray-Tucker, Damien25, lw24, brayhead, tommyclarke, feargalf, inigoalana, Pepe, Waldron-mp, strangeweaver, KevinRoche, eoindunlea, glencree, David-Guenot, Glanman2
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Longitude: -6.368567, Latitude: 53.21383 , Easting: 309039, Northing: 219370 Prominence: 28.05m,   Isolation: 1km
ITM: 708964 719399,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CrgMnt, 10 char: CrgMntn
Bedrock type: Pale grey fine to coarse-grained granite, (Type 2e equigranular)

Nowadays there are actually no rocks on this boggy top. The name was reported as Corriganoura by Price's informant (PNCW).   Corrig Mountain is the 257th highest summit in Ireland.

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A hill on the way to somewhere else .. by group   (Show all for Corrig Mountain)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Corrig Mountain in area Dublin/Wicklow, Ireland
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Making bland Corrig the centre of attention
by wicklore  1 Jan 2011
The Dublin/Wicklow Mountains will never come top of the list for those seeking exposure to airy ridges or rocky scrambles. While exciting scrambling and climbing opportunities do exist, overall the hills and mountains of the group could largely be summarized as round lumps of bog. Many summits are bleak and bare, and amongst the bleakest sits Corrig. But just as many of the summits offer fantastic walking, so too Corrig offers an opportunity for an interesting and remote route that avoids the usual Kilbride Circuit approach.

Start at a gate at O10923 19923 B at a sharp bend in the road. There is parking for one or two cars. From the sharp bend walk back north along the road for a hundred metres to the minor junction at O10876 20041 C. Turn left up the steep road and come to a house after another hundred metres. There is a gate on the left just after the house with a track beyond. Ask at the house about permission to enter the track. Permission was readily given to us when we spoke to the farmer. Follow the track for about 400 metres until you come to another gate leading onto open hillside. Stretching in front of you is the wide Glenasmole Valley that sweeps up to the highest point of Dublin – Kippure, about 4 ½ kms distant. This valley is little visited and is home to several babbling brooks complete with myriad mini waterfalls, a herd of wild goats and lots of deer. The valley is also home to the infant River Dodder which has its origins high on the slopes of Kippure. Glenasmole is also noted for the variety of goings – on that occurred during Finn McCool’s time about 1700 years ago. Stories of Dragons, Hairy Fellows and Greek Hags abound, as well as a mighty battle at De Dearga’s Hostel which was said to be situated in the valley. Read my Kippure walk guide no.102 in the Walks section for the details of these fierce deeds!

After entering the open hillside continue south for about 500 metres. At about O10820 19362 D turn right and head west for almost two kms climbing 340 metres up to Corrig’s modest summit. You will need to cross Slade Brook at about O10240 19339 E, which will require care. Like other brooks in the valley, it is flowing swiftly downhill with narrow steep sided walls in places but safe crossing points can be found along its route. As you climb take in the emerging views as the wide bog sweeps east up to Glendoo Mountain and south to Kippure. Although the busy Military Road out of Dublin overlooks this valley, it is barely noticeable as it crosses high on Glendoo and won’t impinge upon your feeling of isolation.

From Corrig a nice ramble can be had up to Seefingan before dropping back into the valley starting at about O08989 17051 F for a 4km descent through the bog. Cross Cot Brook at O10799 18277 G and follow it north before aiming for the track at O11055 19568 H which will lead directly back to the car in 10 minutes. A very enjoyable and worthwhile 10km walk within view of Dublin City! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/247/comment/6187/
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Corrig .. by Dessie1   (Show all for Corrig Mountain)
 
Poor old Corrig Mountain is a bit unfortunate in .. by wicklore   (Show all for Corrig Mountain)
 
Climbed 10/02/07 as part of Seefingan Circuit (su .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Corrig Mountain)
 
Trudged up Corrig Mountain from Seefingan in the .. by csd   (Show all for Corrig Mountain)
 
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