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Wicklow Area   W: Donard Subarea
Place count in area: 115, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW, EW-DM, EW-LG, EW-WE, EW-WS 
Highest place:
Lugnaquilla, 924.7m
Maximum height for area: 924.7 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 905 metres,

Places in area Wicklow:
Cen: Glendalough North:   Brockagh Mountain 556.9mBrockagh Mountain NW Top 549.5mBrockagh Mountain SE Top 471.7mCamaderry Mountain 698.6mCamaderry South East Top 677.3mConavalla 734mTomaneena 682.4m
Cen: Glendalough South:   Carriglineen Mountain 456.6mCullentragh Mountain 510mDerrybawn Mountain 476.1mKirikee Mountain 474.5mLugduff 653.2mLugduff SE Top 638mMullacor 660.7mTrooperstown Hill 430m
N Cen: Tonelagee:   Carrignagunneen 561mFair Mountain 571.2mStoney Top 713.7mTonelagee 815.8mTonelagee E Top 668mTonelagee South-East Top 545.8m
NE: Bray & Kilmacanogue:   Bray Head Hill 238.9mCarrigoona Commons East 242mDowns Hill 372.9mGreat Sugar Loaf 501.2mLittle Sugar Loaf 342.4m
NE: Djouce:   Djouce 725.5mKnockree 342.1mMaulin 570mTonduff 642mTonduff East Top 593mWar Hill 684.8mWhite Hill 631.1m
NE: Fancy:   Ballinafunshoge 480mKanturk 527.4mKnocknacloghoge 532.4mLuggala 593.3mRobber's Pass Hill 508.9mScarr 640mScarr North-West Top 559.8mSleamaine 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 682.4mDuff Hill 720.8mGravale 719mMoanbane 703mMullaghcleevaun 846.7mMullaghcleevaun East Top 796mSilsean 698m
S: Aughrim Hills:   Cushbawn 400mKilleagh 249mMoneyteige North 427mPreban Hill 389m
S: Croaghanmoira:   Ballinacor Mountain 529.3mBallycurragh Hill 536mBallyteige 447mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCroaghanmoira 662.3mCroaghanmoira North Top 579.5mFananierin 426mSlieve Maan 547.8mSlieve Maan North Top 546.1m
S: Croghan Kinsella:   Annagh Hill 454mCroghan Kinsella 606mCroghan Kinsella East Top 562.1mSlievefoore 414m
S: Shillelagh Hills:   Lakeen 357mMonaughrim 206mSeskin 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 794.6mLugnaquilla 924.7mSlievemaan 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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Sugarloaf Mountain Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in no lists, Dark slate-schist, quartzite & coticule Bedrock

Height: 552m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: S96825 96542
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Longitude: -6.558205, Latitude: 53.01114 , Easting: 296825, Northing: 196542 Prominence: 14m,  Isolation: 1.7km
ITM: 696753 696576,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Sgr552, 10 char: Sugarloaf
Bedrock type: Dark slate-schist, quartzite & coticule, (Butter Mountain Formation)

Sugarloaf is the 416th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Sugarloaf  in area Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: Sugarloaf, south Wicklow on the skyline left, taken from the South
 
Wicklow southerly one.
by simon3  21 Jun 2015
Wicklow has two Sugarloafs. This is the more southerly one just west of Lugnaquilla. The photo shows what it is like from the south (summit to the left). It certainly doesn't have the characteristic pointy sugarloaf look from this angle. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1441/comment/18149/
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I think you want the other one
by No1Grumbler  31 May 2021
The Sugarloaf-Lobawn circuit is usually one of my walks reserved for a short winter day. However, the post-Covid return saw an unusallly sensible group of Grumblers decide on gentle walks as we return to hill fitness. This Sugarloaf seemed like a good idea. The usually quiet forestry entrance (S95662 95723 starA) was already full of haphazardly parked cars as we pulled on boots etc. A couple in a Range Rover pulled up looking puzzled “Is this the Sugarloaf?”-“Yes,” “So where is the visitor centre?” It seems that Google Maps had brought them here instead of the Great Sugarloaf near Bray. Different Grumblers expressed a mixture of pity, schadenfreude and amusement as the couple sped off (hopefully not to the Sugarloaf hill in the Knockmealdowns). We have all been lost before (including a notorious incident climbing the wrong mountain in Skye’s Black Cuillin) but at least we’d been close. However, as we set off on a repeat of route 3860 up the Forestry, turning right at the “big stone”, we met another group descending, after realising they too were on the wrong mountain. In all we were to meet four different parties navigating on phones with Google maps and who thought they were near Bray and wondering why the sea was so far away. We tried not to be outraged or preachy, after all we were young idiots ourselves, and the day was long and clear. At the end of the good track, we made our turn E then NE and began the unrelenting ascent. Voortrekker, who is a youth, skipped up the contours with customary agility- stopping occasionally out of politeness, the rest of us huffed and puffed on the hottest day of the year, regretting the toll taken by a year of lockdown.

From the summit, we walked E to Point C- the 635m top, and then decided that our initial route was too short for a summer’s day. We dropped NE over heathery ground to reach the higher forestry track, and after strolling pleasantly along this, headed N for lunch in Cavanagh’s gap. Our return was uneventful- the steady climb to Lobawn, then following the broad shoulder NW, before descending SW over heather then grass down to the Black Pits for a delightful tea break in glorious sunshine by the river. A short climb saw us take the forestry track that skirts the lower N slopes of Sugarloaf, with views of the trophy houses across the glen, until by a commodious vicus of recirculation, we were back at the “Big Stone” and a short hop to the cars. As Voortrekker said, “there’s probably some poor fool driving to South Africa now to climb the wrong Table Mt.” Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1441/comment/23162/
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Picture: Sugarloaf summit and path.
Blast from the past.
by paddyhillsbagger  5 Aug 2015
Climbed this hill with a friend back in 2007. We were staying in Donard Hse for a 50th so started from there following the road to S94749 97839 starB then track to cairn at S95937 98345 starC then to Lobawn. There is a track roughly Sth from this summit to S97634 96571 starD where there is one of those small Defence Force posts. A clear path W takes you to Sugarloaf top for fine views. We headed due Nth down the steep slope to pick up a forest path and thence road back to the pub in Donard. This was one of my first tops and I do remember being poorly attired with no compass which was a bit stupid in February with low cloud and snow. I bought both a compass and decent gear shortly after. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1441/comment/18229/
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Picture: Frog on Sugarloaf summit
 
Misty day, burned summit
by hibby  10 Sep 2021
Walked up Sugarloaf and Lobawn. Parked at the forest entrance and walked up along the forest fence. Evidence of recent fire in the area of the summit, with a blackened wasteland of burned heather to the west of the path and the summit cairn. I found a frog sitting in the unburned heather near the cairn and he obligingly posed for a photo.

Too misty for views today unfortunately. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1441/comment/23268/
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