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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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Barranisky Hill Barr an Uisce A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Barr an Uisce [PDT], 'top of the water') Wicklow County, in Binnion List, Felsic volcanics Bedrock

Height: 280m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 62 Grid Reference: T25652 79028 This summit has been logged as climbed by 30 members. Recently by: eugeneryan959, chalky, jlk, FilHil, paddyhillsbagger, eannanilamhna, pompeii, turfymccloud, Fergalh, wwwalker, Onzy, simon3, eamonoc, moggy40t, fingalscave
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Longitude: -6.135719, Latitude: 52.84787 , Easting: 325652, Northing: 179028 Prominence: 165m,   Isolation: 7.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 725573 679066,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Brnsky, 10 char: Barranisky
Bedrock type: Felsic volcanics, (Ballymoyle Formation)

James Fraser refers in A Hand Book for Travellers in Ireland (1854) to: the hills of Collon and Barranisky, which rise respectively 782 and 789 feet above the sea. The height is incorrect for Barranisky, it being 923 feet high, but the geographical location is precise enough to be certain of the identification. Has been called Ballymoyle.   Barranisky is the 1198th highest summit in Ireland.

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Barranisky looks harmless enough as viewed from B .. by wicklore   (Show all for Barranisky)
 
The ruined house, essential waypoint. .. by simon3   (Show all for Barranisky)
 
Awful, vile, horrible. .. by csd   (Show all for Barranisky)
 
Move along, absolutely nothing to see .. by pn_runner   (Show all for Barranisky)
 
2nd Time Lucky & bring the machete
by moggy40  11 Aug 2011
Thought that this should be a fairly easy route and attempted same last week on a mid week evening jaunt. Two hours later. i was still no closer to the summit and found myself deep in furze & briars and out of daylight.

Initial walk following roads marked on the OS Map brought me eventually to the Eircom Masts and could just about make out the cottage ruin. Decided that the ruin was where i needed to be and made my way over. Got distracted by other tracks on the way and wandered around thinking i was close to the top but could not seen anything. Eventually arrived at the ruin and consulted previous comments and said this is where i have to be. but light was gone and I had to go home.

Undeterred by my previous experience, i returned last tues and made my way directly to the ruin, a quick 20 minutes, At the ruin there is a low wall heading up the hill, this is the track you need, follow this to its dead end. Facing towards the summit, look for the entrance in the furze at about 2 o'clock, from there it is a crawl, struggle to follow the very vague path left by previous explorers. Eventually you might come across a medium sized rock buried in the undergrowth and about 10 feet beyond this you slighlty emerge from the furze. If you are lucky, like me the summit trig (about 10 mins from ruins) is just behind you. Return via the same route . Trip takes about 1 hour in total if you are lucky in finding the summit trig.

I would recommend in order to make this summit a little bit easier if the next person following the route, brings a machete with them and once having found the summit, cut out(back) 1) the furze around the summit itself and 2) the route back to the track coming up from the ruin.

Finally best of luck to anyone who attempts this route, If you find the summit, the effort is worth it. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/972/comment/6474/
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Don't wear shorts! .. by Onzy   (Show all for Barranisky)
 
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