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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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Ballinafunshoge Hill Sliabh Boc A name in Irish
also Slieve Buck an extra name in English
(prob. Ir. Sliabh Boc [PDT], 'mountain of bucks') Wicklow County, in Carn List, Dark blue-grey slate, phyllite & schist Bedrock

Height: 480m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O16551 04203 This summit has been logged as climbed by 111 members. Recently by: owen, hannukkah, brayhead, tommyclarke, brenno, geohappy, eoindunlea, ckilm, Murfireland, grizzly_scounter, EefaBee, mountainmike, TipsyDempy, simoburn, liz50
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Longitude: -6.261686, Latitude: 53.07602 , Easting: 316551, Northing: 204203 Prominence: 92m,   Isolation: 1.3km
ITM: 716474 704235,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Blnfns, 10 char: Blnfnshg
Bedrock type: Dark blue-grey slate, phyllite & schist, (Maulin Formation)

Ballinafunshoge (from Ir. Baile na Fuinseoige, 'townland of the ash') or Ashtown is the name of a townland, and it has clearly been erroneously applied to this hill. The peak was named Slieve Buck on maps of Wicklow made in 1760 and in 1822, but this name appears to have been forgotten since. In his 'Guide to the County of Wicklow' (1827) Wright gives its height as 1480 ft., which is a little low for this peak (1582 ft.), but corresponds to the height of Sleamaine, located about 1 mile further N. In any case, at this time such heights were estimated by enthusiasts and were often not very accurate.   Ballinafunshoge is the 624th highest summit in Ireland.

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Easy approach using the Wicklow Way .. by group   (Show all for Ballinafunshoge)
 
Be warned, there is certainly no fun in this clim .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Ballinafunshoge)
 
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Picture: Ballinafunshoge from Sleamaine
 
eflanaga on Ballinafunshoge, 2009
by eflanaga  4 Jun 2009
Approached from Sleamaine crossing over top of Cloghoge Valley Track IO16603 04672 H but continuing on up grassy track keeping forest & fence to the left. The southern end of the East-West ride which crosses the summit exits the forest along this fence at IO16382 04320 I. There is a hole in the fence a few metres before the ride which is possible to crawl through. 5 minutes and the odd duck and crouch to avoid low branches and fallen trees will take you to the summit. A quick retrace of your steps will bring you back to the fence and out onto the open hillside. My next target was to be Cnoc Na Cloghoge on the other side of the valley but while descending the Cloghoge track which I had returned to, I noticed a track of sorts to my left running east in the direction of Kanturk. I decided to see where it might lead. While a diversion it may be off interest to some. There appears to be the ruins of a number of old stone houses/buildings (settlement?) at IO15838 04492 J. In the wonderful sunshine and with trees interspersed between them these ruins had a rustic beauty. Just beyond this the track runs into a green leafy glade before a switchback at IO15516 04360 K and a short drop before joining the main Cloghoge Track just above a gate which is a private entrance to one of Lough Dan's sandy beaches. Before, taking the aforementioned switchback I carried on for about a hundred metres eastwards passing through a green gate while maintaining height to reach a vantage point above Lough Dan which affords great views of the lough, the beach, Kanturk and Scar. On joining the main Cloghoge track I was sorely tempted to ignore the Private signs on the gate so as to gain access to Cnoc Na Cloghoge within a few minutes. However, I resisted the temptation and made my way back to the Pier Gates, where I replenished my water supply before starting out again to scale Cnoc Na Cloghoge & Luggala. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/516/comment/3809/
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The summit of Ballinafunshogue is in the middle o .. by csd   (Show all for Ballinafunshoge)
 
I had passed close to this summit twice previousl .. by wicklore   (Show all for Ballinafunshoge)
 
Scotch Village .. by darrenf   (Show all for Ballinafunshoge)
 
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