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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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Spinans Hill Hill Cnoc na Spíonán A name in Irish
Wicklow County, in Carn List, Dark slate-schist, quartzite & coticule Bedrock

Height: 409m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 55 Grid Reference: S91944 91616 This summit has been logged as climbed by 43 members. Recently by: GoldCircle, feargalf, markmjcampion, Coles, mountainmike, Dessie1, chalky, Trailtrekker, peter1, Fergalh, turfymccloud, Ben-Ban, pompeii, wwwalker, paddyhillsbagger
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Longitude: -6.6323, Latitude: 52.96775 , Easting: 291944, Northing: 191616 Prominence: 184m,   Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 691873 691651,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SpnnHl, 10 char: SpnnsHil
Bedrock type: Dark slate-schist, quartzite & coticule, (Butter Mountain Formation)

Price relates the townland name Spinans to Ir. spíonán, 'a gooseberry bush' [PNCW].   Spinans Hill is the 898th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Spinans Hill in area Dublin/Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: The view south from the summit of Spinans Hill
 
csd on Spinans Hill, 2007
by csd  22 Jul 2007
Spinans Hill, only 409 metres above sea level. A forest track to take you most of the way to the summit. How hard could it be?
I parked at the bottom of the track shown on Sheet 56 at S92519 93199 A and followed the track south towards the summit. The track peters out as it passes through some grazing fields, but you can pick it up again as it enters the forest. However, any thoughts of it taking me almost all the way to the top with an easy push through some mature conifers towards the end were soon shattered. From the end of the forest track to the open ground near the summit it's a nasty half hour of crouching on all fours, pushing through gorse bushes, and getting covered in pine needles. Do not try approaching through the forest to the south! The summit itself is fairly nondescript: a fence bisecting a collection of rocks that probably once formed a wall. The views over to the western Wicklow Mountains are nice, however, and Blackstairs is visible to the south. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/787/comment/2779/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Spinans Hill in area Dublin/Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: West of the summit, a way along the ridge.
simon3 on Spinans Hill, 2010
by simon3  7 Feb 2010
One way of getting along the ridge between the two Spinans is to follow the route suggested by wicklore through the forest. This route is some 250m long and is easy to use, once you know it it there! From the Spinans Hill SE Top goto S92669 91082 B, a corner of the forest, shown below. Walk approx west along a fence through the trees and emerge right beside the "grey hut" at S92409 91095 C. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/787/comment/4393/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Spinans Hill in area Dublin/Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: Navigation required in bad weather
 
wicklore on Spinans Hill, 2008
by wicklore  10 Oct 2008
I climbed Spinian after Spinian SE Top. For those doing the same and following my route they would have arrived at a hut beside a forest. (see Spinian SE Top) To reach this hut directly without climbing SE Top simply park off the road at the gate and track at S924 907 D. Head through the gate and head north on the track. The track reaches a forest. Stay on the track and keep the forest on your right. After 10 minutes of hugging the forest you will reach the aforementioned hut and a fence blocking your path. (ignore an earlier roofed structure on the track with no sides) The forest turns west at the hut, so head west alongside the forest, with the trees on your right. A few minutes brought me to a gate at the end of the forest. I went through the gate and a few minutes north uphill along a track brought me over a fence to the broad summit area. In the poor visibility I continued north until I found the fence at the summit recorded by csd. From the car I would reckon it’s a 25 minute walk to the summit. I could see nothing whatsoever due to the weather but was happy to have found an easy route up. I can empathize with csd and all those who have been forced to crawl and eat pine needles in their quest to find routes up our hills. The compass brought me back through the cloud to the track and I followed the forest down to my car. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/787/comment/3371/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Spinans Hill in area Dublin/Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: Spinans Hill from the north.
View from the north.
by simon3  17 Sep 2015
This is a view of Spinans Hill from the north. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/787/comment/18314/
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climbing spinnans hill
by hillwalkerliam  10 Jun 2012
I climbed spinnans hill on 9/6/12. It was pretty easy.When we were going down,we went to the forest. There were mysterious pink ribbons which we thought would lead to another hill. So we followed them. They lead nowhere.So we tried a different way.Then my dad got electrecuted. So we went home.I had a good hill walk. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/787/comment/6855/
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