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Wicklow Area   W: Cen Lugnaquilla Subarea
Place count in area: 115, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW 
Highest place:
Lugnaquilla, 924.7m
Maximum height for area: 924.7 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 905 metres,

Places in area Wicklow:
Cen: Glendalough North:   Brockagh Mountain 556.9mBrockagh Mountain NW Top 549.5mBrockagh Mountain SE Top 471.7mCamaderry Mountain 698.6mCamaderry South East Top 677.3mConavalla 734mTomaneena 682.4m
Cen: Glendalough South:   Carriglineen Mountain 455mCullentragh Mountain 510mDerrybawn Mountain 476.1mKirikee Mountain 474mLugduff 652mLugduff SE Top 638mMullacor 660.7mTrooperstown Hill 430m
N Cen: Tonelagee:   Carrignagunneen 561mFair Mountain 571.2mStoney Top 713.7mTonelagee 815.8mTonelagee E Top 668mTonelagee South-East Top 545.8m
NE: Bray & Kilmacanogue:   Bray Head Hill 238.9mCarrigoona Commons East 242mDowns Hill 372.9mGreat Sugar Loaf 501.2mLittle Sugar Loaf 342.4m
NE: Djouce:   Djouce 725.5mKnockree 342.1mMaulin 570mTonduff 642mTonduff East Top 593mWar Hill 684.8mWhite Hill 631.1m
NE: Fancy:   Ballinafunshoge 480mKanturk 527.4mKnocknacloghoge 532.4mLuggala 593.3mRobber's Pass Hill 508.9mScarr 640mScarr North-West Top 559.8mSleamaine 430m
NE: Vartry:   Ballinacorbeg 336mBallycurry 301mDunranhill 342mMount Kennedy 365.9m
NW: Blessington:   Carrigleitrim 408mLugnagun 446.2mSlieveroe 332mSorrel Hill 599.5m
NW: Mullaghcleevaun:   Black Hill 602.2mCarrigshouk 572.5mCarrigvore 682.4mDuff Hill 720.8mGravale 718mMoanbane 703mMullaghcleevaun 846.7mMullaghcleevaun East Top 796mSilsean 698m
S: Aughrim Hills:   Cushbawn 400mKilleagh 249mMoneyteige North 427mPreban Hill 389m
S: Croaghanmoira:   Ballinacor Mountain 529.3mBallycurragh Hill 536mBallyteige 447mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCroaghanmoira 662.3mCroaghanmoira North Top 579.5mFananierin 426mSlieve Maan 547.8mSlieve Maan North Top 546.1m
S: Croghan Kinsella:   Annagh Hill 454mCroghan Kinsella 606mCroghan Kinsella East Top 562.1mSlievefoore 414m
S: Shillelagh Hills:   Lakeen 357mMonaughrim 206mSeskin 344mStookeen 420m
S: Tinahely Hills:   Ballycumber Hill 431mEagle Hill 296mMuskeagh Hill 397m
SE: Wicklow South East:   Ballinastraw 284mBallyguile Hill 188mBarranisky 280mCarrick Mountain 381mCollon Hill 238mKilnamanagh Hill 217mWestaston Hill 270m
W: Baltinglass:   Ballyhook Hill 288mBaltinglass Hill 382mCarrig Mountain 571mCarrigeen Hill 298mCloghnagaune 385mCorballis Hill 258mKeadeen Mountain 653mSpinans Hill 409mSpinans Hill SE Top 400mTinoran Hill 312m
W: Cen Lugnaquilla:   Ballineddan Mountain 652mBenleagh 689mCamenabologue 758mCamenabologue SE Top 663mCloghernagh 800mCorrigasleggaun 794.6mLugnaquilla 924.7mSlievemaan 759m
W: Donard:   Brewel Hill 222mChurch Mountain 544mCorriebracks 531mLobawn 636mSlievecorragh 418mSugarloaf 552mTable Mountain 701.7mTable Mountain West Top 563m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Lugnaquilla Mountain Log na Coille A name in Irish (Ir. Log na Coille [IPN], 'hollow of the wood') County Highpoint of Wicklow in Leinster Province, in County Highpoint, Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred, Irish 900s Lists, Aphyric granodiorite Bedrock

Height: 924.7m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: T03209 91777
Place visited by 1755 members. Recently by: marktrengove, wintersmick, hannahlk, adgrenna, FoxyxxxLoxy, Beti13, eiremountains, Leonas_Escapades, JasonD, pcoleman, Eiremattc, brendanjrehill, learykid, mdehantschutter, Annlaprof
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Longitude: -6.464643, Latitude: 52.967149 , Easting: 303209, Northing: 191777 Prominence: 905m,  Isolation: 1.7km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 703135 691812,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Lgnql, 10 char: Lugnaquila
Bedrock type: Aphyric granodiorite, (Percys Table Granodiorite)

Presumably the name is transferred from some nearby hollow to the mountain itself. Price has a useful note to this effect, but is unable to determine the hollow in question. There are three valleys in the vicinity: Fraughan Rock Glen to the north-east, the South Prison to the south-east and the North Prison to the north-west. The first two are both forested nowadays. The summit is marked as Percy's Table, named after a local landowner of the 18th century. Cf. Dawson's Table on Galtymore. P.W. Joyce gave the original form as Log na Coilleach, 'hollow of the (grouse) cocks'. However this seems doubtful. It does not show the urú which would be expected. Nor is the name connected with the deity Lug.   Lugnaquilla is the highest mountain in the Wicklow area and the 12th highest in Ireland. Lugnaquilla is the highest point in county Wicklow.

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Jim Sheehan on Lugnaquilla, 2002
by Jim Sheehan  24 Sep 2002
I have often climbed the Lug and in many different conditions. I have been surprised to find it so hard to find such a large cairn in mist. shows that ypou can't take the mountains for granted. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/146/
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akto on Lugnaquilla, 2005
by akto  25 Jan 2005
The signpost on Lug viewed from the summit last Saturday, couldn't see much up there, spent some time finding the cairn... Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/1440/
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Picture: Log na Coille, South Prison
Wounded Huzzar on Lugnaquilla, 2008
by Wounded Huzzar  9 Dec 2008
Was up Log na Coille via the zig-zag track and Cloghernagh on Saturday last. Perhaps the best conditions I've ever seen it in. Snow on the Log from about halfway along the brow from Cloghernagh, clear skies, fabulous sunshine, and not a breath of wind. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/3474/
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Picture: Summit of Lugnacoille, Winter Solstice 2009
 
queensgael on Lugnaquilla, 2010
by queensgael  8 Jan 2010
Went up Lugnacoille on Monday morning, December 21st, the morning of the Winter Solstice. We started at 5.30am, in the darkness, with the intention of reaching the summit for the dawn. The weather was pretty good, a tiny bit foggy, and with snow on the ground (ankle deep for the most part, but up to knee-depth in some areas with the drifts).
The hike up was pretty good, and we reached the summit in about 2 hours, with about 40 mins before the dawn (we were far too fast!). It was very cold waiting around for the sun, but when it came, it was fantastic. There was some cloud cover, but it blew away to reveal the morning sun.
The descent was fine, took about 1.5 hours. Some ice along the way, but it was easy to pick out.
Overall, a great morning out! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/4350/
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Glenmalure - Lug via Clohernagh
by srr45  3 May 2011
I did Lugnaquilla about three weeks ago from Glenmalure. I used this trip as part of training for the Maamturks Challenge. It was a great day with little or no cloud. Starting at 079 928 starA on the no.56 map, I headed up the switch backs and then up to the summit of Clohernagh in 59mins. Then up to Lugnaquilla in another 26mins. I followed the same route back. to 079 928 starA. Round trip in a fast walking pace was 2hr29mins. It is a good training walk as it takes in about 800-850meters of ascent and descent. The summit was clear for a 360 view on the day. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/6336/
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Picture: Lug trig - top gone
robw on Lugnaquilla, 2005
by robw  25 May 2005
Trig built without FB, top gone, loops still there. grass/stone summit, detailed bronze toposcope S side of trig. 22/04/2005 Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/1717/
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