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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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Brockagh Mountain Mountain Sliabh na Brocaí A name in Irish
(poss. Ir. ‡Sliabh na Brocaí [PDT], ‘mountain of Brocach or place of
badgers’)
Wicklow County, in Arderin List, Adamellite with microcline phenocrysts Bedrock

Height: 557m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: T10858 99056 This summit has been logged as climbed by 409 members. Recently by: Lauranna, hannukkah, bryanjbarry, fitzsimj, Damien25, GoldCircle, lw24, brayhead, Dbosonnet, tommyclarke, Coles, EefaBee, geohappy, TipsyDempy, KevinRoche
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Longitude: -6.348361, Latitude: 53.031002 , Easting: 310858, Northing: 199056 Prominence: 32m,   Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 710782 699089,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BrckMn, 10 char: BrckghMntn
Bedrock type: Adamellite with microcline phenocrysts, (Glendalough Adamellite)

Brockagh is a townland in the parish of Derrylossary. Price derives this name from Brocach, 'place frequented by badgers' [PNCW].   Brockagh Mountain is the 399th highest summit in Ireland.

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Poor relation amongst peers
Short Summary created by CaptainVertigo, march-fixer,  13 Apr 2014
Situated as an elbow in the south eastern spur of Tonelagee, it is an excellent point on the route down from Tonelagee to Laragh. There are wonderful views out north-east to Scarr, south-east to Brockagh SE Top and west to Camaderry. Glendalough is hidden away by the Camaderry ridge but there are wonderful views north-east to Wicklow Gap and Lough Nahanagan.

Seldom summited directly (but if that is your wish please consider parking at the entrance to the disused mine at T09781 98518 A), it is more often reached as part of a walk down from Tonelagee or up from Brockagh SE Top, its smaller sibling. It can be incorporated as part of several linear or circuit walks in the area.

There is a nice little cairn at the summit T10858 99057 B with good shelter for a couple of persons. While the track up from Brockagh SE Top is well defined, the track up to Tonelagee is not. There is a track nearby to the north T111 992 C which will lead you down to a forest track and back to Laragh. See the summary details for Brockagh SE Top for information on parking and track start. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/346/comment/5106/
 
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Picture: Brockagh summit view towards Turlough Hill
 
csd on Brockagh Mountain, 2006
by csd  26 Feb 2006
Perhaps a more interesting access to the summit of Brockagh can be attained from the eastern corner. You can park
at the forest entrance beside St Kevin's parish church in Laragh (at grid 140 968 D) and follow the track east before it swings NW (shown on the Healy map). It's then possible to use the forest tracks to gain height up to Grid 130 979 E before
tackling the slog up to the ridge and then WNW up to Brockagh itself. Picture shows the view from the summit over to
Turlough Hill. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/346/comment/1722/
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Picture: Four-Spotted Chaser on Brockagh Mtn
Never alone!
by paddyhillsbagger  6 Jun 2012
Sitting on Brockagh summit in brilliant sunshine, eating my sandwiches and contemplating life as my wife pounded the streets of Dublin with 40,000 other women in the mini marathon. I began to realise I wasn't alone. Fluttering around the summit cairn were a few brilliantly coloured Red Admiral butterflies! I duly got out the camera to snap them. In doing so I noticed other flyers around the boggy pools close-by and managed a picture of this little fellow! I'm led to believe it's a Four-Spotted Chaser and fairly common. It goes to show you are never alone on a top! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/346/comment/6848/
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Picture: Brockagh's muddy approach
 
Colin Murphy on Brockagh Mountain, 2008
by Colin Murphy  17 Nov 2008
The track between Brockagh SE and Brockagh (and beyond towards Tonelagee) is now all but unusable due to a combination of high usage and the fact that it never stopped raining all summer. It's now necessary to tramp through the heather on either side for most of the way, considerably slowing progress towards the top. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/346/comment/3448/
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Picture: Camaderry and Turlogh Hill from path between Brockagh and Brockagh Sth East
Brockagh
by eamonoc  10 Mar 2011
On 3/3/2011 climbed Brockagh from Wicklow Gap road at point 095993 F. About 2 mins from road passed old mine slag heaps and headed up behind these towards a prominent boulder on the horizon took 10mins to boulder. From this boulder took a approx 15mins to the top of Brockagh, the heather was not a difficulty as a lot of it had been burnt and this made for relatively easy going.
Following rising ground, eventually reached summit after about 25mins from road. Views in all directions were excellent, continued on to Brockagh Sth East Top due to recent dry spell this well trodden track was suprisingly dry and pleasant to walk on. Retraced outward route to car. Total time taken was 1hr 50mins. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/346/comment/6267/
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Picture: Brockagh Mt. top right. from the ridge down from Tonelagee.
 
Central top on a fine ridge walk.
by Harry Goodman  15 May 2010
I climbed Brockagh Mountain on 10 May 2010 as part of a round which also included Tonelagee NE Top and Brockagh Mountain SE Top. ( For the first part of the route see my comments on Tonelagee NE Top.)
From Tonelagee NE Top I headed S down the slope to cross a stream at O0938901060 G before climbing up the short slope to meet the ridge coming down from Tonelagee. Once there I soon picked up a path and headed SE over Pt 546 O1000000400 H, then up to and over the lower top of Brockagh Mt. ( Pt. 548) before walking some 700m across the flat ridge to the summit cairn. Unfortunately due to an extended and heavy shower my visability at the top was very poor. The way from Brockagh Mountain to its SE namesake follows a clear track south east ! (For further information on the final top in my looped walk see my comments on Brockagh SE Top) Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/346/comment/4733/
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