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Wicklow Area   S: Croaghanmoira 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

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Croaghanmoira North Top Mountain Cruachán Mhaigh Rath (mullach thuaidh) A name in Irish
Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in Arderin Beg List, Quartzite Bedrock

Height: 575m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 62 Grid Reference: T09400 87300
Place visited by 125 members. Recently by: emac, oreills8, mickhanney, sofearghail, hood, Djouce, LorraineG60, MichaelG55, Pepe, Bissboy, wallr, groe, Teresa-ms, loftyobrien, march-fixer
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Longitude: -6.374053, Latitude: 52.925711 , Easting: 309400, Northing: 187300 Prominence: 27m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 709325 687336,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CrghNr, 10 char: CrghnmNrth
Bedrock type: Quartzite, (Maulin Formation)

Croaghanmoira North Top is the 345th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1415/
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Simple ascent to secondary top .. by group   (Show all for Croaghanmoira North Top (Cruachán Mhaigh Rath (mullach thuaidh)))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Croaghanmoira North Top (<i>Cruachán Mhaigh Rath (mullach thuaidh)</i>) in area Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: Brown heathery slope of Croaghanmoira North Top
 
Heathery Wicklow hump
by wicklore  10 Jul 2015
Croaghanmoira North Top is an easy summit to reach as it is close to the road which runs south from Glenmalure, and has a good track most of the way up. It will most likely be combined with Croaghanmoira for a compact walk, or extended along the Fananierin ridge (A spur running north from Croaghanmoira North Top) to take in Fananierin also. There is parking for a few cars at a Coillte forestry entrance at T08752 87601 A.

From the car cross the gate and pause to read the interesting notice board that explains that walkers are allowed to walk here if they keep to the track, and that shooting occurs occasionally to control rodents and other ‘wildlife’ management. The track crosses the heathery shoulder of Croaghanmoira North Top, which is really just a few minutes up the slope to your left. Follow the track as it climbs gently for about a kilometre to the col between the North Top and the main Croaghanmoira summit. Now either continue to follow the main track alongside the forestry to aim for Croaghanmoira and Ballinacor, or else turn left (north) to quickly reach the summit of Croaghanmoira North Top. This is an unremarkable typical Wicklow heathery hump in itself, with no cairn or other summit marker, but it has wonderful views to the west and north.

This summit is all contained in the Ballinacor Estate, and the requests in the sign at the start of the walk should be respected to ensure ongoing access for walkers. However the proliferation of quad bike scars on the Fananierin ridge and the slopes of Ballinacor indicate that this is a problem and that these other upland users don’t pay any attention to requests.

Croaghanmoira North Top may likely have already been climbed by anyone climbing Croaghanmoira but in my case I hadn’t as a Croaghanmoira – Ballinacor circuit many years ago had bypassed it for reasons of time. If it is been climbed on its own it will take less than an hour return. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1415/comment/18179/
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A feast for the eyes .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Croaghanmoira North Top (Cruachán Mhaigh Rath (mullach thuaidh)))
 
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