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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 501.2mLittle 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
Place visited by 1678 members. Recently by: aidanryan89, Chance, johnstna, f.sokol, frostie89, Annemcp, Benbruce, No1Grumbler, stuartdonaldson, atlantic73, BrittonOutdoors, adam.mann, thrifleganger, Cathal-Kelly, joanmaryquinn
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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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Climbed Lug with a group up via Fraughan Rock Gle .. by Djouce   (Show all for Lugnaquilla (Log na Coille))
 
Bivvied on the summit last friday :-) 5th Decembe .. by robinb   (Show all for Lugnaquilla (Log na Coille))
 
Climbed Lugnaquilla from Fentons pub last Sunday .. by Nairb   (Show all for Lugnaquilla (Log na Coille))
 
Climbed Lugnaquillia on Sunday 6th September 2009 .. by pplsgod   (Show all for Lugnaquilla (Log na Coille))
 
My first ascent of Lug today, weather was fantast .. by paganji   (Show all for Lugnaquilla (Log na Coille))
 
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grizzly on Lugnaquilla, 2009
by grizzly  17 Dec 2009
We left From the bottom of Fraughan Glen early in the morning to make the most of the light. We took the path right to the back of the glen and then went straight up along the course of the waterfall. The left side of the fall is like a natural staircase for the most part. Once at the top of the fall we headed WNW in the direction of Cannow Mountain to skirt the steep stuff and get onto the plateau for the walk to the summit. Up here at the 600m line the cloud cover was pretty thick with visibility ranging from 10 to 30 metres in parts. On making the summit we sat down for lunch in the lee of the trig point cairn. The temperature at the summit was 1 degree c with a windchill factor of -11 DEGREES! we didn't stay too long!The original plan had been to descend to cloghernagh and walk back up the Avonbeg river bank to the hostel but the viibility dropped a good bit so we opted to retrace our ascent back down. This route took us six hours in total including stops for navigation and lunch. Total walking time was about 5 hours.A great walk but certainly only for those with a bit of navigational experience as it would be easy to get disorientated and lost up in the cloud. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/13/comment/4297/
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