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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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Great Sugar Loaf Mountain Ó Cualann A name in Irish
(Ir. Ó Cualann [OSI], 'lump of Cualu') Wicklow County, in Arderin List, Quartzite Bedrock

Height: 501m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O23776 13088 This summit has been logged as climbed by 791 members. Recently by: ewen, Helenha, Gus, IainT, KevinRoche, Bunsen7, Rudie69, feargalf, lw24, HikerGer, clacon, trekker, hivisibility, tommyclarke, Redkingryan
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Longitude: -6.150518, Latitude: 53.15419 , Easting: 323776, Northing: 213088 Prominence: 216m,   Isolation: 2.2km
ITM: 723697 713118,   GPS IDs, 6 char: GrtSgr, 10 char: GrtSgrLf
Bedrock type: Quartzite, (Bray Head Formation)

In his pioneering article on the place-names of North Wicklow and South Dublin mentioned in the tale Togail Bruidne Da Derga (JRSAI lxv, 1935), Eoin Mac Néill had some difficulty with the name Ó Cualann, for which he suggested the meaning 'sheep of Cualu' , due to some imagined resemblance. However, although this meaning is known in Old Irish, there is good reason to believe that ó here is a hill-name element, simply meaning 'lump'. It is rare, but is found in Gleann Ó (Glenoe, Co. Antrim [DUPN]) and in Mullach an Ó (East Mayo). For the English name Sugarloaf, For origin of name, see Sugarloaf Hill in the Knockmealdowns.   Great Sugar Loaf is the 566th highest summit in Ireland.

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CGF circuit - overgrown on N and E sides .. by brenno   (Show all for Great Sugar Loaf)
 
Climbed from Rocky Valley, Kilmacanogue on 7 Feb. .. by nic   (Show all for Great Sugar Loaf)
 
Here is a picture of Sugarloaf Mountain in the St .. by johnsoc4   (Show all for Great Sugar Loaf)
 
Amazing views over the bay .. by elarbee   (Show all for Great Sugar Loaf)
 
With little effort comes great rewards! .. by aoifesaunders   (Show all for Great Sugar Loaf)
 
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Picture: View of Dublin Bay from Great Sugarloaf
 
YoungJohn on Great Sugar Loaf, 2010
by YoungJohn  20 Feb 2010
Climbed this grand mountain yesterday (which turned into a fine evening). Followed the route descibed by kenefickwg. There is a lane number on a sign at the head of this road now L1031. The car park is mostly blocked off but i did squeeze in beside some boulders left by the County Council I presume. I suppose I too cheated a bit too as the climb was but a half hour. But what a view. I saw the full arch of a rainbow over little sugar loaf. The Wicklow mountains were covered in mist as I ascended but were plain to be seen as the clouds drifted by. Unfortunately Wales was not visible but Wicklow, Greystones, Bray and Dublin were. Dublin Bay was glistening and a large white ferry was heading towards DunLaoighre. The N11 was busy below and Lugnaquilla was visible though its summit was cloud covered for most of my visit to the top of the Sugar Loaf. An enjoyable climb. A family including Grandma had first rights ahead of me but once they departed I stood atop the summit. The views, especially when binocular aided, were fab! I hope to return. No photos yet available to me to post due to camera difficulties. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/455/comment/4135/
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