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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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Church Mountain Mountain Sliabh gCod A name in Irish
also Slieve Gad an extra name in English
(Ir. Sliabh gCod [logainm.ie], 'mountain of [obscure element]') Wicklow County, in Arderin List, Granite with microcline phenocrysts Bedrock

Height: 544m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: N94877 01261 This summit has been logged as climbed by 244 members. Recently by: rleahy, tmsr, Damien25, Pepe, tomodub, brayhead, tommyclarke, GoldCircle, feargalf, marcw, geohappy, nupat, fitzsimj, kevinmbyrne1, Oughterard74
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -6.585831, Latitude: 53.053878 , Easting: 294877, Northing: 201261 Prominence: 129m,   Isolation: 2.1km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 694805 701294,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ChrcMn, 10 char: ChrchMntn
Bedrock type: Granite with microcline phenocrysts, (Type 2p microcline porphyritic)

This mountain is first mentioned under the name Sliabh an Chodaigh, 'mountain of the covenant' in a tale dating from before the 12th century. Subsequently the name appears as Sliabh gCod or similar, which is obscure in meaning, unless it is simply a corruption of the earlier form. The site is pre-Christian. There are the remains of a large cairn on top of the mountain. The stones have evidently been scattered into irregular heaps. There is a partially cleared space in the middle, in which there are the foundations of a building, apparently a small ancient church.... Lewis (Topog. Dictionary, 1837, s.v. Donard) says that numerous pilgrims resort to the church on the top of the mountain to visit a well which is close to the walls. This well is still known, and I have heard it called St. Gad's Well by local people [Price, PNCW]. See Máire MacNeill, 'The Festival of Lughnasa' (pp. 96-101) for details of the mountain pilgrimage. Also called Slieve Gad.   Church Mountain is the 433rd highest summit in Ireland.

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Flattish wooded summit with views to the Kildare .. by group   (Show all for Church Mountain)
 
Returning recently to Church Mountain – or Sliabh .. by padodes   (Show all for Church Mountain)
 
Church Mountain offers some great views over west .. by csd   (Show all for Church Mountain)
 
I recently hiked Church Mountain with my wife and .. by dunnejohn   (Show all for Church Mountain)
 
Trig. Pillar on Church Mt. with Blessington Lakes .. by GWPR   (Show all for Church Mountain)
 
Different Ways Up
by Pepe  23 Jul 2016
I started from N9343 0239 and followed the forestry track. Somehow though I took a wrong turning (on an inviting looking greenway path) and found myself at a dead end in the forestry. Luckily though I was less than a 100 yards from the forest edge. I made for the obvious sunlight through the trees and emerged with the forest on my left. The route up from here is obvious, though it entailed getting over a barbed wire fence. On the other side of the fence a very rough track (of sorts) helped me ascend to where I found the track I should have been on in the first place. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/367/comment/18599/
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