Duff Hill 720m mountain, Dublin/Wicklow Wicklow Mountains Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Dublin/Wicklow Area   Wicklow Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 129, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 49, 50, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW 
Highest place:
Lugnaquilla, 925m
Maximum height for area: 925 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 905 metres,

Places 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 555mMountpelier Hill 383mPrince 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 562.1mCullentragh 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 661mMullaghcleevaun 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 546.1mSlievecorragh 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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Duff Hill Mountain An Cnoc Dubh A name in Irish
(Ir. An Cnoc Dubh [OSI], 'black hill') Wicklow County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Granite with microcline phenocrysts Bedrock

Height: 720m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O09381 08258
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Longitude: -6.367242, Latitude: 53.113955 , Easting: 309381, Northing: 208258 Prominence: 65m,  Isolation: 1.6km
ITM: 709306 708289,   GPS IDs, 6 char: DfHl, 10 char: Duff Hill
Bedrock type: Granite with microcline phenocrysts, (Type 2p microcline porphyritic)

Duff Hill is the 99th highest place in Ireland.

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Picture: Duff Hill from the SE
High flattish summit useful in routes.
Short Summary created by simon3  22 Mar 2015
Think of Duff Hill as part of an ascending sequence starting at the Sally Gap of Carrigvore, Gravale, Duff Hill, Mullaghcleevaun E Top, Mullaghcleevaun. Its east side is surprisingly steeper than most mountainsides in Wicklow. Its rock strewn summit has good but not exceptional views from the top.
Usually it will be reached as part of the sequence mentioned above, however it can also be got to from the Military Road, for example at around O11391 07407 A. (Note: there have been a number of break-ins of cars in this area - take maximum precautions.) Track 1478 Linkback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/96/comment/4856/
Geo on Duff Hill, 2009
by Geo  23 Mar 2009
From Gravale in the mist we took a bearing for Duff Hill, but found ourselves off course and glad of the GPS to locate our exact position! It never ceases to amaze me, no matter how often I'm on the hils how easy it is to stray off a bearing especially where familiar with the area and using instinct instead which always leads to a wrong turn! Anyway, no harm done as thankfully this area has no dangerous slopes but all the same its good to be given a wake up call now and again to the dangers on the hills at all times. From Gravale down across a boggy path and over the peat hags to the beginning of the tough pull up Duff. Thankfully at this point of our day the sun was starting to shine fitfully through the rising mist, the cold NW wing though meant there was no chance of removing coats! The summit has a little summit cairn, located much more easily than the one on Gravale, but better visibilty may have helped us there! Linkback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/96/comment/3672/
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Picture: Looking at Big Brother, Mullaghcleevaun East Top and Mullaghcleevaun
Nearly there, on way to ...
by march-fixer  22 May 2012
Effectively a spur sticking out from Mullaghcleevaun East Top, this rounded hill is part of a troika with Gravale and Carrigvore. It is more associated with these rather than its bigger neighbours. It will certainly stretch your legs on the climb up from the saddle separating it from Gravale.

The track up from the saddle to the NE is well defined and provides reasonably good footing. That is not to say that it is an easy climb. There is quite a pull up to the summit.

Excellent views out over the valley looking east and south. It is an perfect staging spot for an attack on Mullaghcleevaun East Top and Mullaghcleevaun itself. Linkback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/96/comment/6815/
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GWPR on Duff Hill, 2003
by GWPR  20 Feb 2003
Summit Cairn, Duff with snow on corrie rim of Mullaghcleevaun in the background.
Watch out for foxes in this area as there are several dens on southern slope burrowed under great granite boulders. Linkback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/96/comment/335/
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djouce on Duff Hill, 2003
by djouce  9 Nov 2003
Duff Hill can be approached from Carrigvore and Gravale in a ridge walk that takes about four hours - starting and finishing at the car park on the Military Road south of the Sally Gap. The walk can be shortened by using two cars and parking a return car at the northern edge of the woods SE of Duff Hill or lengthened by continuing on to Mullaghcleevaun and descending at Carrigshouk Linkback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/96/comment/739/
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csd on Duff Hill, 2003
by csd  23 Mar 2003
Duff Hill is quite a bit steeper and "rounder" than Gravale and Carrigvore. Didn't see any foxes, but just SW of the summit are some shallow peat hags which gave respite from the breeze and a nice view over to Mullaghcleevaun. Picture shows Duff viewed while descending from Gravale. Watch out for some innocuous-looking but treacherous bogs on the route over to Mullaghcleevaun East Top - I sank up to my knees and needed assistance in pulling myself out! Linkback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/96/comment/392/
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