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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, 925m
Maximum height for area: 925 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 905 metres,

Places in area Wicklow:
Cen: Glendalough North:   Brockagh Mountain 557mBrockagh Mountain NW Top 548mBrockagh Mountain SE Top 470mCamaderry Mountain 698.6mCamaderry South East Top 677.3mConavalla 734mTomaneena 682.4m
Cen: Glendalough South:   Carriglineen Mountain 455mCullentragh Mountain 510mDerrybawn Mountain 474mKirikee Mountain 474mLugduff 652mLugduff SE Top 637mMullacor 657mTrooperstown Hill 430m
N Cen: Tonelagee:   Carrignagunneen 561mFair Mountain 571.2mStoney Top 714mTonelagee 817mTonelagee NE Top 668mTonelagee South-East Top 546m
NE: Bray & Kilmacanogue:   Bray Head Hill 240mCarrigoona Commons East 242mDowns Hill 372mGreat Sugar Loaf 501mLittle Sugar Loaf 342m
NE: Djouce:   Djouce 725.5mKnockree 342mMaulin 570mTonduff 642mTonduff East Top 593mWar Hill 684.8mWhite Hill 631.1m
NE: Fancy:   Ballinafunshoge 480mKanturk 523mKnocknacloghoge 534mLuggala 595mRobber's Pass Hill 508.9mScarr 641mScarr North-West Top 561mSleamaine 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 682mDuff Hill 720mGravale 718mMoanbane 703mMullaghcleevaun 849mMullaghcleevaun East Top 795mSilsean 698m
S: Aughrim Hills:   Cushbawn 400mKilleagh 249mMoneyteige North 427mPreban Hill 389m
S: Croaghanmoira:   Ballinacor Mountain 531mBallycurragh Hill 536mBallyteige 447mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCroaghanmoira 664mCroaghanmoira North Top 575mFananierin 426mSlieve Maan 547.8mSlieve Maan North Top 546.1m
S: Croghan Kinsella:   Annagh Hill 454mCroghan Kinsella 606mCroghan Kinsella East Top 562.1mKilmichael Hill 267mSlievefoore 414m
S: Shillelagh Hills:   Lakeen 357mSeskin 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 794mLugnaquilla 925mSlievemaan 759m
W: Donard:   Brewel Hill 222mChurch Mountain 544mCorriebracks 531mLobawn 636mSlievecorragh 418mSugarloaf 552mTable Mountain 701.7mTable Mountain West Top 563m

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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 Wicklow area and the 12th highest in Ireland. Lugnaquilla is the highest point in county Wicklow.

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Picture: South Prison Central Gully
 
rjw68 on Lugnaquilla, 2008
by rjw68  17 Feb 2008
If like me you've been up Lug many a time and fancy a new challenge, why not try the central gully in the South Prison. Starts T035915 A Ends T033916 B. This is marked a lot more clearly on the Harvey map. To get there, best bet is climb one of the traditional routes, Fraughan Rock Glen or Arts Lough /Clohernagh and descend the spur running south between Lug and Corrigasleggaun. The route is ONLY worth a crack in good visibility and when there has been a long dry spell as this is the main route for water running off the eastern side of the mountain. Expect a few raised eyebrows when you reach the trig pillar!!! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/2963/
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csd on Lugnaquilla, 2003
by csd  21 Apr 2003
Did the Baravore - Fraughan Rock Glen - Ballineaskea - Lugnaquilla - Benleagh - Fraughan Rock Glen - Baravore circuit today (21/04/2003). There is some nice gentle scrambling at the back of the valley above Fraughan Rock Glen. Visibility at the summit was down to less than 15 metres at times (typical for Lugnaquilla!) so the GPS came in handy until the batteries ran out! It's very easy to be pulled into the artillery range if you're fog-bound and aiming for Benleagh (the slope pulls you that way), so be careful. The area between Lug and Benleagh is quite magical - not a man-made object in sight. We got within 80m upwind of some deer (binoculars made it look like they were right in front of us), before they bounded off to hide in the peat hags. One of the nicest walks in the Wicklow Mountains. Picture shows the summit cairn and trig pillar in the fog (its usual state!) Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/440/
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Picture: Panaramic view of Lugnaquillia from Glenmalure
 
Miguel on Lugnaquilla, 2007
by Miguel  8 Aug 2007
Approach along the forest track from Glenmalure through Fraughan Rock Glen. I love the approach to Lug from here as it gives a great view of whats to come. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/2790/
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Picture: Most spectacular Trig point to date :D
brrrr that's a bit cold!
by LizzieMurray  1 Jan 2013
Happy New Year 2013! What an awesome day to conquer the mountain I have feared most to date. Didnt sleep a wink last night for fear of the unimaginable happening.. Took this from The Artillery Office passing by Imaal Br and heading on up Camara Hill. Was a good trot up there to get us ready for the real slog that is the highest point in Leinster. Although this is generally classed as The Tourist route.. Do not get complaisant.. It is a slog especially when you get to the main gully up towards the plateau before heading for the summit. It was a pretty much straight run all the way and in the fog and extreme cold we hit today at the plateau made it quite difficult to find the Trig but we soldiered on and found it. Froze a little whicl having a well deserves cuppa and sambo and headed back to the car. Was a most enjoyable day out and an awesome way to kick start the New Year :D Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/14898/
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Picture: At the top with our bikes !
 
julieng on Lugnaquilla, 2007
by julieng  16 Apr 2007
Yesterday, Tibault and I climbed the Lugnaquillia with our montain bikes. It was a very long ride with lots of parts where we had to carry the bike.... But it was worth it ! And the weather was also amazing ! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/2669/
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padodes on Lugnaquilla, 2007
by padodes  12 Sep 2007
The bright sunshine over Wicklow last Saturday, 8 September, didn't only entice walkers high into the hills. On top of Lugnaquillia, I was surprised to see a considerable flock of martins - more like a swarm of bees - skimming over the summit and down the steep grassy slopes of the South Prison. The photo was taken at a point along the craggy edge, not far from the trig pillar, and only gives a pale idea of the activity. It's very unusual to find members of the swallow family feeding at this altitude in the hills. Even if they are accomplished high fliers, they usually prefer the richer lowlands. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/2818/
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