Lugnaquilla 925m mountain, Dublin/Wicklow Wicklow Mountains Wicklow Ireland at
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Dublin/Wicklow Area   Wicklow Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 129, 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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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 562.1mCullentragh 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 661mMullaghcleevaun 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 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 686mWhite Hill 630.9m

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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 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
Place visited by 1579 members. Recently by: pinchy, emermcloughlin, Paddy-B, briankelly, TheDutchman, Harry-Badger, Roswayman, richbo, schwann10, MountainHunter, LorraineG60, High-King, Gus, rangerkay, rangertobi
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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 13th highest in Ireland. Lugnaquilla is the highest point in county Wicklow.

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murphysw on Lugnaquilla, 2005
by murphysw  31 Jan 2005
Around the middle of September last a group of 5 of us decided to bag Leinsters highest peak. We parked in Glenmalur at about T088920 A. The zig-zag path is very obvious from the road but to reach it you have to pass through land which belongs to a roadside bungalow and what appears to be an older cottage behind it. The owner of the bungalow said it was ok to cut across her land. The climb up the zig zag path is steep enough and unfortunatly it peters out at its end, so some scrambling is required to reach the Carrawaystick Brook Valley. When you reach this the valley opens out in front of you with two ridges either side of you. We headed over to the ridge on our right which is part of Clohernagh. Unfortunatly there is a barbed wire fence to be crossed here. Also, a word of warning. The ground is very lumpy and boggy. Some of the lads were only wearing runners and suffered for it. Boots are a must on this mountain. Its not like Djouce where you can get away with wearing runners. We headed up towards the summit of Clohernagh and found the going to be surprisingly steep in places although the ground did become drier the higher we got. About the time we became level with Kelly's lough across the valleys, a vicious rain storm whipped down over the top of Clohernagh, which we were delighted with, but it only lasted a few minutes. We skirted around the top of Clohernagh, although one of our party did make a quick detour to the cairn-topped summit. Wish I had to, it being one of only four 800m summits in Wicklow of course. After Clohernagh, the going gets easier, although it does get very exposed. Theres also a rough path on this ridge to the summit, presumably created from frequent use. The cloud level was about 900m, but it did obligingly lift for about 5 minutes while we were at the summit, although the view was still a bit hazy, but nonetheless great. The summit has a large cairn (handy for shelter), a tatty Irish Army notice, and a dial pointing the way to other summits. The clouds returned as we left the summit (Be Careful: The South Prison is not that far away!) We got down to the valley floor fairly quickly. We were looking for the path marked on the O.S. Map (No.56) at about T070915 B but there was no sign of it at all and we reached the banks of Carrawaystick Brook looking for it. This time when we encountered the barbed wire fence we found a gate, if anyone is looking for it, its not far from the Brook (if my memory serves me right). We now encountered our main problem, trying to reach the zig-zag path. I wonder if there is a way down from the valley to it. As it was we had to scramble down onto it on our backsides to reach it, and got a grand collection of scratches to remember the hike by! We left the car at about 11 a.m. and got to the summit at about half two and were back to the car at about 5. A great hike, but need to get a better pair of boots! Trackback:
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