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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 617.059mGlendoo Mountain 586mKippure 757mKnocknagun 555mPrince William's Seat 555mSaggart Hill 395mSeahan 647.3mSeefin 620.571mSeefingan 722.896mTibradden 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 602.245mBrockagh Mountain 557mBrockagh Mountain SE Top 470mCamaderry Mountain 698mCamenabologue 758mCamenabologue SE Top 663mCarrick Mountain 381mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCarrigleitrim 408mCarriglineen Mountain 455mCarrigshouk 572.501mCarrigvore 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 547.819mSlievecorragh 418mSlievefoore 414mSlievemaan 759mSorrel Hill 599.456mSpinans Hill 409mSpinans Hill SE Top 400mStoney Top 714mStookeen 420mTable Mountain 701.683mTinoran Hill 312mTomaneena 681mTonduff 642mTonelagee 817mTonelagee NE Top 668mTrooperstown Hill 430mWar Hill 686m
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Maulin Mountain Málainn A name in Irish
(Ir. Málainn [PNCW], possibly 'high or sloping ground') Wicklow County, in Arderin List

Height: 570m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O18436 13103 This summit has been logged as climbed by 587 members. Recently by: marcw, cmcgov, murpha26, chuckie, gringottsgoblin, geohappy, wagenveld, tmcg, tmsr, newpark-cc, mountmellick, paddyman, Wilderness, basilbailey, gmpr40
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Longitude: -6.230299, Latitude: 53.155403 Prominence: 70m,   Isolation: 2.3km
ITM: 718359 713118,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mau570, 10 char: Maulin 570

Málainn is rare element of obscure origin and meaning, occurring in a handul of place-names scattered throughout the country. For origin of name, see articles by Paul Tempan: The Element Málainn in Place-names in the Kerry Magazine, No. 18, 2008 (15-16) and An Eilimint Málainn i Logainmneacha in the Donegal Annual 2006 (218-19). There are references in early Irish texts to Málu, site of a battle in Leinster. This mountain has been proposed as an identification by Eoin MacNeill (JRSAI lxv, 14), but this is far from certain.   Maulin is the 329th highest summit in .

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Maulin in area Dublin/Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: Maulin from the West.
A reasonably easy objective which can be a good start to many a circuit.
Short Summary created by simon3  8 Nov 2010 Maulin has earned the high rate of visits it has through various attractions. It's very accessible from the Crone Wood carpark, itself relatively near Dublin. It can be a component of many circular walks for example around the Dargle River valley and because it has fine views including towards the sea and the mountains.
An obvious place to start to reach it is from Crone Wood Carpark O1920 1417 (Point A) from which the summit is 1.3km in a SW direction. Navigating to the top from the carpark can be done by two main switchback routes through the trees. One of these is shown on the current OSI sheet 56 and both are shown on the East-West 1:30000 map. It is also possible to park in the vicinity of the closed car park near O210 219 (Point B) on "Long Hill" and take a path following the edge of the forest first up, then down and finally onto the ridge to the east of Maulin.
Maulin has experienced serious trail erosion particularly on the East side, which has attracted some remedial attention.
Point A: O1920 1417 Point B: O210 219

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Picture: Waterfall at O
by Homerclesse  15 Feb 2010 Walked this area on Thursday last on a cold but sunny day (I even got a bit of sunburn). I parked in Crone and followed the path to the Stile as described by many contributers previously. I planned to follow the wall up the side of the forest and find the summit that way. This is a very rough route however, so I really would recommend water proof boots and poles. I can only imagine that the Raven's Glen only gets wetter in the Summer months as the ice melts. As a detour I scrambled across the rocks in the Glen to O'Tooles Rocks. The picture shown is one of the many waterfalls in the area. Once the top of the forest is reached it's just a push for the top along the top line of the forest and on to a trail which leads around to the summit. the views were pretty excellent and all the usuals were in view, including Snowdonia in Wales. I will return to this walk and take on the Tonduffs and Djouce another day. This summit is easily followed on Forest tracks to the top of Crone and out to the heather via a forest firebreak.
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by evelyn  16 Aug 2004 (14/08/04) Having made a successful attempt at Ben Nevis on the 01/08/04, with clear views, in warm sunny weather all the way to the top and down again, and I was able to see the splendour of the Scottish Highlands and lochs below me - which was a nice change from my 2 previous failed attempts as unforecasted thunder, lighning, gales and blizzards descended from nowhere! Hence I turned back to the relative safety of my car! On my return for my bi weekly walk in the hills, I wanted something a) close to home b) not that demanding and c) I hadn't climbed before - with the excellent comments about this mountain on your site - Maulin was chosen! I parked in Crone Forest car park - loads of space 100 cars + maybe? Followed Wicklow Way (WW) up through the forest and more or less followed csd's route to the top. The path seems to have had recent work on it, with a path marked out to reduce / minimise erosion with a few signs indicating to walkers to please stay within the path boundary. I found csd's wall - can't really miss it, and followed down a sharp descent to a wider path turning right and contouring below the shoulder already climbed. As this path curves right and begins to rise, there is a wooden stile and gate which leads in to the forest on your left and down a ride - I presume this was csd's way too! Again this is quite a steep descent, an old wall to your left, some felling on your right. At bottom of this path, I turned left and almost immediately right on to what could only be described as a not overly used mountain bike trail which wound its way down hill through the trees, crossing a wall a few times until you have a clear descent along the top of the wall, which ends back on the WW, turn left and head for home!! I wore shorts and didn't need my gaiters which I had stowed in my backpack having read previous comments, but boots are essential! A wonderful walk, it took me approx 3 hours but then I did have a few stops to admire the scenery, take on water and have a munch which is why I walk in the mountains anyway!!
Having seen some naive people on the mountains recently on Ben Nevis and indeed Maulin - respect mountains, respect weather, be prepared for evey eventuality and take home your rubbish, I followed a small group of walkers on Maulin who left their discarded water bottles and sandwich wrappers on the hillside, they are now in my bin.
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Picture: The long haul to Tonduff from Maulin
Beautiful Summit
by march-fixer  27 Feb 2012 Excellent summit walk ... a fine sunny day. As we headed for Crone Wood at 9.15am, there was drizzle and low cloud at Glencree junction. Head up from the Crone carpark (NOTE – barrier closes 4pm) and break from the Wicklow Way early on 19232 13780 (Point C) to head west south west following the White Route circular markers on the pine trees up along the forest track. You will eventually arrive at a stile O18185 13288 (Point D) leading on to the north face of Maulin. The drizzle had stopped and clouds dispersed.

Take a little time here, if the weather is good, to admire the magnificent views down into Lackandarragh and the valley of the Glencree River as well as right up to the Glencree Reconciliation Centre nestling at the head of the glen.

Turn left straight after the stile and you will see a well defined track to your right O 18232 13265 (Point E) leading straight up to the cairn on the summit. This track is slightly worn and can be slippery. Proper walking boots are essential on the rougher tracks to protect your feet and ankles. If you are blessed with good weather, like yesterday, the 360 degree views from the summit are spectacular. Well worth the effort.

There are two main tracks leading on from here: a) head on west for Tonduff or b) head east south east down towards Powerscourt Waterfall.
Point C: O19232 13780 Point D: O18185 13288 Point E: O18232 13265
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by csd  2 Mar 2003 A quick afternoon walk: Park in Crone car park on the Powerscourt - Lough Bray road. Follow the
Wicklow Way markers until you come out onto open ground on the shoulders of Maulin, turn right up the hill and head for the summit. Nice views from the top. Then head north until you come to a wall, turn right and handrail the wall till you come to a break in the forest to your left. Follow the break all the way down to the forest track, turn right, and head back to the car park. Should only take 2.5 - 3 hours tops. The picture shows Maulin and Tonduff, taken from the summit of the Great Sugar Loaf. Funnily enough, Maulin looks lower than my vantage point, even though it's 70 metres higher...
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by loz  4 Sep 2006 Walked Sunday 4/9/2006. Opposite route to CSD below. I followed the forest trail, veering off the WW and up the steepish zig-zagging track up the the summit. Had lunch trying to get some impossible shelter at the cairn, Very windy - coffee leaving the flask horizontally. Then followed the track down and over the shoulders to the east of Maulin, joined the WW to follow back around to the car park at Crone. Magnificent views of the waterfall at Powerscourt. However - any delay at the memorial bench at the view point ensured being eaten alive by the many flies !! - I think the dampness combined with a lovely warm day had brought them all out.
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