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Dublin/Wicklow Area   Wicklow Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 130, 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 378.6mDowns Hill 372mDunranhill 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 NW 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 725.5mDuff 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 795mMuskeagh 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 684.8mWhite Hill 631.1m

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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: 925m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: T03217 91756
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Longitude: -6.464618, Latitude: 52.96714 , Easting: 303217, Northing: 191756 Prominence: 905m,  Isolation: 1.7km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 703137 691811,   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 Dublin/Wicklow area and the 12th highest in Ireland. Lugnaquilla is the highest point in county Wicklow.

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Picture: From Luqnaquilla out towards Waterford, cushions of clouds.
ucampbell on Lugnaquilla, 2009
by ucampbell  13 Sep 2009
Today, Sunday 13th Sept five of us took the well written about route up the Fraughan Rock Glen. What we did not expect was the wonderful view awaiting us. We were there before 12 mid-day. I sat for over 30mins and was reluctant to leave. Photos taken on the way up and from the summit are superb. I attach one of the vista out toward the Comeraghs (according to the diagram on the top), I unfortunately couldn't identify all the mountains we could see. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/4097/
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Lost on Lug
by micko  28 Jul 2010
Climbed Lug recently for the second time but with a 20year plus gap. Set out from Barivore and headed on a quick route over the waterfall and up. We met up with a couple on route and progressed all together with my 2 sons, 11 and 8 and our 2 dogs to the summit in good time. We had the to get back to the car. The visability was down to 8 - 10m and getting back proved impossible. We ended up summiting twice and started again. We stopped close to the North Prison for a break and got a lucky break when the clouds broke for 2 mins. Recognised the Glen of Imail and Carmahill and decided getting off the mountain was more important than finding the route back over the mountain. We eventually got back to our car at 9pm.. Im doing a course next month on Mountain navigation. Wont allow that happen again.. I cant believe I allowed that happen so if your planning on doing a hillwalk outside a Club, take some advice.. do a navigation course because common sense down here is not relevant up there, it means very little. Trust me! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/5977/
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First ascent up Lugnaquilla
by khalligan  4 Aug 2010
I went for my first successful hike up Lugnaquilla on Monday. We ascended up the Glenmalure side via Baravore -> Benleagh -> Fraughan Glen. We then headed left and ascended via the steeper climb T034936 A and continued along to the where the incline leveled out at T037938 B. From here we headed onto the summit. Thankfully the cloud was starting to subside on the summit, and we just made it to the summit monument in time.

Being our first ascent we descended along the same route back down. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/5984/
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Snow on the Lug
by gilmo  2 Apr 2013
Nice Alpine conditions this weekend. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/14961/
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A wet and windy evening on Lug
by Ste  18 Sep 2013
Started ascent of Lug from Baravore car park at 14:43. Followed track past the youth hostel then swerved back to follow track to Fraughan Rock Glen. The track to the 2nd coum is clear and easy to follow. Conditions were very wet and strong winds. Climbed the 2nd coum to reach the beautiful open basin looking up to Lug. Very wet and boggy. Due to heavy rain the streams running down from Lug were flowing heavily and were great points of reference for navigation. Quick break and then pushed on for the last 400m or so ascent. I took a direct bearing for Lug summit from the basin, however, I hit an almost sheer cliff with a doable gully ahead. The ground and rocks were very wet and winds were strong so I took another bearing southeast were I found an easier climb up to the next level. Visibility was now very poor as I was in thick cloud, heavy rain, and howling winds. I pushed on using my compass in hand to follow a bearing to the knoll NE of Lug summit, then changed direction slightly to reach the summit cairn. Care must be taken to avoid the south prison in such poor visibility.
The winds and visibility at the cairn were awful so I quickly reversed my heading and made my way back to the knoll. I then set a bearing for Clohernagh (800m) East of Lug, descended to Arts Lough. There is a stile to the north of the lough and the forest edge can be seen that descends back to the river that runs through Fraughan Rock Glen. The fence and forest can be handrailed but care must be taken as its very marshy in places. The over was flowing heavily but I found a place to cross and headed back down the track past the hostel to the car. Back at car at 19:27. A great evening hike but only for those who are competent and confident with navigation. Haven't seen weather this bad for a while. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/15185/
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Picture: The Lug Plateau
Wicklow's High Point
by davsheen  10 Apr 2018
Snow covered Lugnaquilla from Croghanmoira Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/19894/
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