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Wicklow Area   W: Cen Lugnaquilla 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 East Top 677.3mCamaderry Mountain 698.6mConavalla 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 429.7mEagle Hill 296mMuskeagh Hill 398.2m
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 652.3mBenleagh 689mCamenabologue 758mCamenabologue SE Top 663mCloghernagh 800mCorrigasleggaun 794.6mLugnaquilla 924.7mSlievemaan 759.7m
W: Donard:   Brewel Hill 222mChurch Mountain 544mCorriebracks 531mLobawn 636mSlievecorragh 418mSugarloaf 552mTable Mountain 701.7mTable Mountain West Top 563m

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Camenabologue SE Top Mountain Céim na mBulóg (mullach thoir theas) A name in Irish, also Onickabhan an extra EastWest name in English For origin of name, see Camenabologue. Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Fine-grained, muscovite-rich aplogranite Bedrock

Height: 663m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: T03665 95383
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Longitude: -6.456709, Latitude: 52.999451 , Easting: 303665, Northing: 195383 Prominence: 38m,  Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 703591 695417,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CmnbSE, 10 char: CmnblgSETp
Bedrock type: Fine-grained, muscovite-rich aplogranite, (Barravore Aplogranite)

Previously Table Mtn SE Top in MV.   Camenabologue SE Top is the 175th highest place in Ireland.

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Follow this place's comments Picture about mountain Camenabologue SE Top (<i>Céim na mBulóg (mullach thoir theas)</i>) in area Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: Summit cairn
Unremarkable outlier of main Camenabologue summit
Short Summary created by wicklore, Colin Murphy  6 Oct 2019
Starting at the large carpark at T06617 94163 starA in Glenmalure, cross the nearby footbridge.
Once across the ford, follow the good Coillte track for several kilometers higher into valley. After a track junction at T04476 95550 starB, Camenabologue SE Top is on your left above the trees. The track continues ahead and you can find your own place to climb up to the summit. (There is forestry to contend with which is very dense and the terrain underfoot extremely irregular, and this route is quite difficult). Another option is to take a left at the track into Fraughan Rock Glen at T057 948 starC. This splits after a bit, one trail leading into the glen, the other snaking back around and skirting Benleagh and Camenabologue SE Top. (The well surfaced track is not marked on the map). Continue until T044 953 starD where you will have relatively easy access to the open mountainside.
Alternatively continue on the track to reach the col between Table Mountain and Camenabologue at T02085 96698 starE. From here it is a 10 minute ramble to the summit of Camenabologue, and a further 25 boggy minutes to the SE Top. 
Views from Camenabologue SE Top are extensive, including the three highest Wicklow Mountains - Lugnaquilia, Tonelagee and Mullaghcleevaun - as well as the elusive Three Lakes (well two of them!), Turlough Hill and dozens of other Wicklow summits. Other than that, this summit is unremarkable. Linkback: Picture about mountain Camenabologue SE Top (<i>Céim na mBulóg (mullach thoir theas)</i>) in area Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: Bridge and ride up Table Mtn SE
simon3 on Camenabologue SE Top, 2007
by simon3  19 Mar 2007
Although I have walked in Wicklow for hrumphty years I can't recall trying the delights of this summit. There's many a well-worn and classic route that passes near it but not over it. My visit was occasioned by a howling March gale with shot-gun hail in sustained bursts. One thing you can say for this place is that there's little sign that anyone else climbs it either though quite a few have logged it as one of the places they have climbed.

The summit is marked by a small cairn on top of a peat-hag. Curiously there is another, larger cairn 150m to the SE of the summit. I would guess that on a good day you would get an interesting view down Glenmalure showing much of its length (the longest glacial valley in Ireland).

One way up is as follows. Start at the Boravore car park. Walk up the valley past the An Oige hostel, past Ben Leagh to find the newish forestry bridge which is a substantial masonry construction over the Avonbeg River at T04449 95585 starF around 2.8km from the Boravore carpark not shown on the OS map as of 2006. This is a useful bridge to know about incidentally because various routes can be constructed using it.
Anyway from the bridge go south (possibly back the way you came), turn left at the first junction, then take the right fork, then at the next junction (at around T04491 95492 starG) find a ride (linear gap in the trees) leading SW up the Table SE Top. The ride is hard to see from the road but once you are on it, you will be in a moss covered avenue which broadens out into an unusual triangle of unplanted ground shown in the picture. Then just climb to the top across a most convex of slopes. (Of course, by the time you do this the trees may be all cut down and you will have clamber over clear felling.)

At the top there's various options for example towards Camenabologue or across a fine and very quiet valley to Ben Leagh. Linkback:
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Picture: The forest ride not showing how steep it is
Never again
by ewen  24 Sep 2019
Went up via the Forest ride from the table track. Put it this way, it may have been the conditions, it may have been the waterlogged steep ride but this is one hill I am never going near again. The second cairn is much more impressive than the actual top but why is it there? Linkback:
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Take care in the col
by Bunsen7  30 Apr 2017
Descended to the col from camenabologue on 30 Apr 2017. It was a very wet day up there, the SE top was final objective. The col is NW of this summit.

Sorry to say that on this day, with bad weather, the col thwarted my ascent. Visibility was very poor, but the col was impassable. Deep bog pools 10-15 metres wide in the vicinity of T 033 954 starH.

I got a better view for a matter of seconds as I headed back, but I think you would need to go well over to the east side of the col to pass it. There is much more water around than the maps suggest.

Maybe consider a route from Glenmalure. Linkback:
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Easier to get down from the col now
by Pepe  14 Sep 2020
The col between Camenabologue SE Top and Camenabologue proper, that is. It's easier now because much of the forestry has been removed from the slopes hereabouts. Mind you, the slope is steep in places and the going is soggy and treacherous. You need to have your wits about you, but with care should get down and save yourself and your boots a bit of mileage on the track back to Baravore carpark. Linkback:
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pazapas on Camenabologue SE Top, 2006
by pazapas  13 Aug 2006
19/05/04: the first time I walked in Glendalough Mountains was in 2000, I found a group of nearly thirty deers. This year there was no wild animal to see. Walking in this area is very easy but forget it if you want to hike alone. (Bigger picture at Linkback:
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