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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,

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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: The trig pillar through the mist.
A Walk In The Mist
by Aidy  7 Sep 2015
I had come up via Cloghernagh, and from there it was an easy walk up a gentle, steady slope on good ground. The only downside was the thick mist that had come in from the northwest. It completely hid the views, and made everything damp, even coating my camera lens in fine droplets in seconds if I took it out - not that there was anything visible to photograph. Despite that, I found the walk strangely enjoyable in the peaceful, quiet mist. I took a shot of the summit cairn and trig regardless of the conditions, and the bagger in me was pleased to get a 900m + summit. Having no views, I took interest in the warning sign about the artillery range to the north and the brass plaque naming surrounding points, before returning towards Cloghernagh. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/18303/
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Picture: No time for a picnic with this wind chill
Dont forget your crampons !
by DavidjWalsh  16 Feb 2016
Climbed Lug from Fenton’s pub car park in April 2010. It was a tough slog up with snow well over 20cm in places. When we got to the summit the snow was whipping off the surface and beating in our face, temperatures fell severely with the added wind chill so there was no time this hike to stop for a picnic! On the descent I kept thinking I wish I had brought crampons with me…..
Nice hike but the severe wind on the summit left no chance for any views this time round. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/18437/
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A perfect day on the hills.
by liame  8 Aug 2016
Hadn't been up Lugnaquilla for a few years and from Glenmalure for a few decades so I had forgotten how enjoyable it can be. It certainly helped that the conditions on Saturday were just about perfect although the clouds arrived just after we descended. Headed up from Baravore to Fraughan Rock Glen and on up by the side of the waterfall. Skirted around the North Prison and reached the summit about two hours after setting out. After lunch and photos we headed over to Clohernagh before descending to Art's Lough (see photo). Heading back down into the Glen was probably the toughest part through knee-high heather and fraughan on top of rocks. We were a bit to the west (left) of the forestry which may have not helped. It was a relief to get back to the river and forest path back to Baravore. Overall, about 14km and 830m of ascending in about five hours. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/18610/
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wild brians first trek up lug
by wild_brian  14 Sep 2016
set off from fentons pub in glen of imaal. as said above followed the military road trail behind the put and onto camarahill, which is quite steep and in a warm day like today had me sweating buckets. be advised to keep the military poles on your left.upon the summit of this lug is visible. ground levels off for a bit and a trot across a bit of flat bog with an impressive view of the north prison and then the incline starts again. just below the summit of lug there is a trickyish rock section to navigate. after this rocky section the summit is a calm easy stroll uphill to the cairn. impressive views from the top and a good solid strong breeze!
on the decent again the rocky part is tricky and advised to take time on way down. very enjoyable trek up and down for me. will certainly do this again. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/18631/
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How's Your Concentration?
by Pepe  23 Sep 2016
Climbed up from Froughan Rock Glen, more or less aiming directly for the ridge rather than taking the path off and around to the right. This beeline route was strenuous, like going up three very large and steep steps rather than the more genteel circuitous path. The hardship was worth it though - a nice clear day up top. One thing must be said: coming down in clear conditions was a doddle until we (I had picked up two companions on the summit) reached the top of the falls above Froughan Rock Glen. This last descent was very tricky, slippy rocks underfoot, the ground littered with felled trees on soft soil. We thought we'd never get down. We all went slipping and sliding (and witnessed the same thing happen to others). Going up this route seemed none too challenging, just your normal ascent, but going down is a different matter. High concentration levels required by all! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/18640/
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Picture: Arts Lough
Leinsters highest
by TommyV  2 Nov 2018
I have climbed Lug from both the Glen of Imaal side on the West and from the Glenmalure side on the East. If you are only planning on climbing Lug once, I would recommend doing it from the Glenmalure side.

Parking at the end of the Glenmaleur valley at T06644 94204 A, this route follows Fraughen Rock Glen, up the North Prison to the summit. Making a bit of a looped walk of this, we descended the spur going along by the South Prison to Clohernagh. Thinking it too steep, we went down the East spur of Cloghernagh which meant a horrible trek through some heather and gorse for about a kilometer. It was only as we got near the splendid Arts Lough we could see looking up a more direct route down at T06008 92381 B, rather than going down the spur. After Arts Lough, a short steep descent will bring you back to the road at Fraugheen Rock Glen. Simply follow this back to the car park. A well earned pint at Glenmalure Lodge awaits. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/20163/
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