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Wicklow Area , W: Cen Lugnaquilla Subarea
Feature count in area: 115, by county: Wicklow: 108, Kildare: 4, Wexford: 2, Carlow: 3, of which 1 is in both Wexford and Wicklow, of which 1 is in both Carlow and Wicklow, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW, EW-DM, EW-LG, EW-WE, EW-WS
Highest Place: Lugnaquilla 924.7m

Starting Places (205) in area Wicklow:
1916 Memorial Car Park, Aghavannagh Ow Bridge, Aghowle Wood, Altidore Wood Entrance, Annacurra National School, Annalecka Bridge, Asbawn Brook L8350, Aughrim National School, Ballard Road, Ballinabarny Gap, Ballinagappoge Bridge Layby, Ballinagappoge Mountain Hairpin, Ballinagore, Ballinahinch Wood, Ballinastoe MBT CP, Ballinastraw South, Ballineddan Upr Fork, Ballinfoyle Upr Cross, Ballycoog, Ballycreen Brook Bridge, Ballycumber, Ballycumber Bridge, Ballycumber Lane, Ballycumber Wicklow Way, Ballylerane, Ballylow Bridge, Ballylusk Quarry, Ballymanus Lane, Ballymoyle Shooting Lodge, Ballynultagh Gap, Ballynultagh Lane, Ballyreagh Wood, Ballyross Forest, Ballysmuttan Long Stone, Baravore, Barnbawn South, Barranisky North, Barranisky West, Bohilla Land Roundabout, Bohilla Lane Mid, Boranaraltry Bridge, Bray Harbour, Brewel West, Brittas Bay North CP, Buckroney Sand Dunes CP, Bus Terminus, Camera Hill Track Cross, Castletimon Wood North, Clara Vale, Clone House Road, Clonegal, Cloon Wood Cp, Coate Bridge, Coolballintaggart Ledge, Coolbawn House Lane, Cransillagh Brook , Crone Wood CP, Crossbridge, Crossoona Rath, Cummer Wood South, Curtlestown Wood CP, Deputy's Pass CP, Derralossary Church, Derry River Bridge, Devil's Glen CP, Devil's Glen Wood, Djouce Wood Calary, Djouce Wood Lake, Djouce Wood Long Hill, Donard, Donnelly's Lane Car Sales, Drumgoff Forest, Dunranhill North, Dunranhill SE, Dunranhill South, Dwyer McAllister Cottage CP, Enniskerry, Fentons Pub, Fitzsimons Park GAA, unuseableFlemings Footbridge Glen Rd, Gap Pub, Gap Road, Glen Beach CP, Glen of the Downs CP, Glenbride Lane, Glenbride Lodge, Glencree Reconciliation, Glendalough, Glenealy GAA, Glenmacnass Tonelagee CP, Glenmalure Hostel, Glenmalure Lodge, Glenmalure Waterfall, Glenview Hotel, Gowle House, Great Sugar Loaf CP, Grove Bar, Heffernans Well Wood, Hill View, Hollywood Glen, JB Malone CP, Johnnie Fox Pub, Keadeen NE trail, Keadeen Trailhead, Kevins Way Footbridge, Kilbride Army Camp Entrance, Kilcandra South, Kilcommon View, Killalongford Wood, Kilmacrea Cross Roads, Kilranelagh House Gate, Kilruddery Car Park, Kilruddery Cottages, Kings River, Kippure Bridge, Kippure Estate, Kippure Transmitter Gate, Knickeen Cross, Knocknaboley Lane Leeraghs Bog, Knocknaboley Lane Stone Cottage, Knockrath Little, Knockree west, Kyle Loop North, Lackan Wood S, Lake Dr Fraughan Brook, Lake Drive, Lake Park Cross, Lake View Pub, Laragh Free Car Park, Laragh NSch, Lead Mines CP, Liffey Bridge, Liffey Head Bridge, Lough Bray Lower, Lough Bray Upper, Lough Tay North Viewing Point, Lough Tay Wicklow Way CP, Luglass Lane L97561, Lugnagun Track, Macreddin Village, Mangans Lane, Military Road Carrigshouk Hill, Military Road Inchavore River Nth, Military Road Inchavore River Sth, Military Road NW Lough Tay, Military Road Ballyboy Bridge, Military Road Cloghoge Brook, Military Road Croaghanmoira, Military Road Fananierin, Military Road LaraghWicklow Way, Military Road Slieve Maan, Monspolien Bridge, Moortown House, Mountain Rescue HQ, Muskeagh Little Wood, Nahanagan Lough NE, Novara Avenue, Bray, Oiltiagh Brook Knickeen, Old Bridge Cross, Old Bridge Scouts , Old Wicklow Way entrance, Paddock Hill SE, Pier Gates CP, Powerscourt Waterfall CP, Putland Road, Quintagh East, Raheen Park CP, Raheenleagh East, Railway Walk CP, Rathdrum Railway Station, Rednagh Wood, Rocky Valley, Roundwood, Sally Gap, Sally Gap N, Seefin Trailhead, Seskin SE, Shankill Tributary Bridge, Shay Elliott, Sheepshanks Bridge, Shillelagh, Slievecorragh Track, Slievefoore South, Sraghoe Brook, St John's Church, St Kevins Chair, St Kevins Church, St Kevins Way R756, Stone Circle Bridge, Stookeen South, Stranahely Wood, Stranakelly Cross Roads, Tallyho, Templeboden, Tithewer, Tomcoyle Lower, Tomriland Wood, Toor Brook, Trooperstown Hill Access, Turlough Hill CP, Upper Lake CP, Vallymount GAA CP, Vartry Reservoir Upper, Zellers Pub

Summits & other features in area Wicklow:
Cen: Glendalough North: Brockagh Mountain 556.9m, Brockagh Mountain NW Top 549.5m, Brockagh Mountain SE Top 471.7m, Camaderry East Top 677.3m, Camaderry Mountain 698.6m, Conavalla 734m, Tomaneena 682.4m
Cen: Glendalough South: Carriglineen Mountain 456.6m, Cullentragh Mountain 510m, Derrybawn Mountain 476.1m, Kirikee Mountain 474.5m, Lugduff 653.2m, Lugduff SE Top 638m, Mullacor 660.7m, Trooperstown Hill 430m
N Cen: Tonelagee: Carrignagunneen 561m, Fair Mountain 571.2m, Stoney Top 713.7m, Tonelagee 815.8m, Tonelagee E Top 668m, Tonelagee South-East Top 545.8m
NE: Bray & Kilmacanogue: Bray Head Hill 238.9m, Carrigoona Commons East 242m, Downs Hill 372.9m, Great Sugar Loaf 501.2m, Little Sugar Loaf 342.4m
NE: Djouce: Djouce 725.5m, Knockree 342.1m, Maulin 570m, Tonduff 642m, Tonduff East Top 593m, War Hill 684.8m, White Hill 631.1m
NE: Fancy: Ballinafunshoge 480m, Kanturk 527.4m, Knocknacloghoge 532.4m, Luggala 593.3m, Robber's Pass Hill 508.9m, Scarr 640m, Scarr North-West Top 559.8m, Sleamaine 430m
NE: Vartry: Ballinacorbeg 336m, Ballycurry 301m, Dunranhill 342m, Mount Kennedy 365.9m
NW: Blessington: Carrigleitrim 408m, Lugnagun 446.2m, Slieveroe 332m, Sorrel Hill 599.5m
NW: Mullaghcleevaun: Black Hill 602.2m, Carrigshouk 572.5m, Carrigvore 682.4m, Duff Hill 720.8m, Gravale 719m, Moanbane 703m, Mullaghcleevaun 846.7m, Mullaghcleevaun East Top 796m, Silsean 698m
S: Aughrim Hills: Cushbawn 400m, Killeagh 249m, Moneyteige North 427m, Preban Hill 389m
S: Croaghanmoira: Ballinacor Mountain 529.3m, Ballycurragh Hill 536m, Ballyteige 447m, Carrickashane Mountain 508m, Croaghanmoira 662.3m, Croaghanmoira North Top 579.5m, Fananierin 426m, Slieve Maan 547.8m, Slieve Maan North Top 546.1m
S: Croghan Kinsella: Annagh Hill 454m, Croghan Kinsella 606m, Croghan Kinsella East Top 562.1m, Slievefoore 414m
S: Shillelagh Hills: Lakeen 357m, Monaughrim 206m, Seskin 344m, Stookeen 420m
S: Tinahely Hills: Ballycumber Hill 429.7m, Eagle Hill 296m, Muskeagh Hill 398.2m
SE: Wicklow South East: Ballinastraw 284m, Ballyguile Hill 188m, Barranisky 280m, Carrick Mountain 381m, Collon Hill 238m, Kilnamanagh Hill 217m, Westaston Hill 270m
W: Baltinglass: Ballyhook Hill 288m, Baltinglass Hill 382m, Carrig Mountain 571m, Carrigeen Hill 298m, Cloghnagaune 385m, Corballis Hill 258m, Keadeen Mountain 653m, Spinans Hill 409m, Spinans Hill SE Top 400m, Tinoran Hill 312m
W: Cen Lugnaquilla: Ballineddan Mountain 652.3m, Benleagh 689m, Camenabologue 758m, Camenabologue SE Top 663m, Cloghernagh 800m, Corrigasleggaun 794.6m, Lugnaquilla 924.7m, Slievemaan 759.7m
W: Donard: Brewel Hill 222m, Church Mountain 544m, Corriebracks 531m, Lobawn 636m, Slievecorragh 418m, Sugarloaf 552m, Table Mountain 701.7m, Table Mountain West Top 563m

Note: this list of places may include island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Ballineddan Mountain, 652.3m Mountain Sliabh Bhuaile an Fheadáin A name in Irish,
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(Ir. Sliabh Bhuaile an Fheadáin [OSI], 'mountain of Ballineddan'), Wicklow County in Leinster province, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Ballineddan Mountain is the 196th highest place in Ireland.
Grid Reference T00256 90785, OS 1:50k mapsheet 56
Place visited by: 388 members, recently by: MeabhTiernan, Courin, Gus, CianDavis, jackos, rhw, davidrenshaw, Prem, NualaB, ToughSoles, muddypaws, SeanPurcell, mh400nt, GerryCarroll, Kaszmirek78
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Longitude: -6.508886, Latitude: 52.9588, Easting: 300256, Northing: 190785, Prominence: 26.6m,  Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 700183 690820
Bedrock type: Dark slate-schist, quartzite & coticule, (Butter Mountain Formation)
Notes on name: Ballineddan Mountain is a townland. The name is derived from Buaile an Fheadáin meaning 'milking place of the stream'.
  Short or GPS IDs, 6 char: BlndMn, 10 char: BlndnMntn

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Summary for Ballineddan Mountain (Sliabh Bhuaile an Fheadáin): A simple stroll to the top with possibilities for greater things.
Summary created by Harry Goodman 2012-05-21 15:33:53
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Picture: Looking SE to Ballineddan Mt
The direct route to the top starts at A (S98676 90360) where a stile leads on to a track heading ENE. About 200m along is a gate with access out to the open hillside and a clearly defined track which can be followed up to a bend to the right (SE) some 250m further along. After a further 150m the grassy track swings NE and then E up to B (T001 901) where it turns left to go NNE to the top. Up and down is some 3.6k. For a longer day, having checked that the Glen of Imaal Artilerery Range is not operating, it is worth considering continuing NE to the col with Slievemaan and then E to it's boggy top before going NE by a reasonably definable track to Lugnaquilla. From the summit retrace the route W back to C (T027 917) and then go ESE down a short steep rocky section to reach a more grassy and gentle slope leading down across Upper Corrig and Camarahill D (S998 924). Continue down to pass through a wooden gate (E (S98900 92750)). Once through follow the surfaced track down to the Camarra cross roads at CamHill X (S984 929) where a left turn (S) leads out to a minor road about 1.3 k along ( BlNedin Fk (S985 916)). Continue S on this road for 1.3k to the start point for Ballineddan Mt. a walk of about 15k.
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simon3 on Ballineddan Mountain
by simon3 2 Jun 2003
You can reach Ballineddan from the road at Ballinfoyle, where there is a three way junction, parking at around F (S986 903). There is a prominent gap in the forest there which leads directly onto rough moorland below the mountain. There are other routes as mentioned in this note which was originally on the MCI website: "If you are walking on the northwest slope of Ballineddan Mountain please use the stile and gate provided at the bottom of the slope. Damage has been done to the fence and if this continues the farmer will deny access. The stile is at GG (R994 910) and the gate at GH (R997 914)."

Starting up Ballineddan is one way of reaching Lugnaquillia as our photo from the summit shows. Lugnaquillia is the mountain on the left. You can go directly to it from Ballineddan or via Slievemaan, the mountain to the right. Linkback:
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csd on Ballineddan Mountain
by csd 9 Feb 2004
Similar shot to Simon's, on a slightly colder 08.02.2004. I thought it might be easy to follow the stream that marks the boundry of the artillery range down from the summit of Ballineddan -- how wrong I was. The boundry fence with the farmer's land crosses onto the range side of the stream, so it's not a matter of simply following it down to the road. Should have paid attention to simon and berber! Linkback:
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simon3 on Ballineddan Mountain
by simon3 24 Apr 2004
Near Ballinfoyle (F (S986 903)) there is a track leading up to Ballineddan. Here you will find this stout gate with chain. On this occasion we welcome the locked gate because it is intended to keep quads and scramblers out who are causing serious environmental damage. This damage is particularly bad near Slievemaan as you can see from earlier comments in Mountain Views. You can even see the start of the damage to the left of the photo.

We understand that the landowner is not opposed to hillwalkers using the path up Ballineddan. We would request that hillwalkers take special care to avoid damaging fences and adding to any path erosion. Linkback:
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Picture: Descending W from Ballineddan Mt. with view across to Keadeen Mt.
A pleasing end to a misty wind swept day.
by Harry Goodman 21 May 2012
I climbed Ballineddan Mt for the first time on 19 May 2012 as the final top in a round over Camarahill, Lugnaquilla and Slievemaan. We started and finished at Fenton's Pub in Seskin. Unfortunately low mist, strong winds and some rain made the walk less enjoyable than it might otherwise have been and views from the top of Lug were non existent. This was the first time I had approached Lugnaquilla from the Glen of Imaal and was pleasantly surprised at the gentleness and straight forwardness of the ascent route compared with past approaches I have made from Glenmalure and Glen Ow. Although straightforward in clear conditions the track junction for the route down to Slievemaan had to be found at I (T02700 91700) but once identified was easy to follow. Once on Slievemaan we headed down W for approximately 800m to the col with Ballineddan Mt. before continuing up, in the same direction, to the top, a further 800m along and marked by a small stone cairn. Fortunately as we left the top the mist started to lift and gave us a very pleasing aspect W across the valley to Keadeen Mt. as we strolled down a wide and good grassy track to an access stile and the minor road at A (S98676 90360). From here we made our way N back for some 3.5k to the start of our circuit at Seskin. For anyone interested in climbing Ballineaddan Mt. as a single top I would recommend parking at the stile A (S98676 90360) and following the good track up and down. At the time of writing a rough cleared area has been made beside the stile but access to it is denied by a padlocked gate. Perhaps plans are being made to make this an off road parking area at some time in the future. This would also be a good starting point for climbing Lugnaquilla at times when access over Camarahill is denied due to activities on the Artillery Range. Linkback:
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barryredmond on Ballineddan Mountain
by barryredmond 7 Sep 2009
I climbed this in July 2008 on a beautiful really sunny afternoon. I followed the directions given in Joss Lynams book about easy walks in Dublin/Wicklow.
From the road near Ballinabarney gap it took an hour to the top. I parked near the military warning sign which is on the southern base of the mountain.
I started through a locked gate and moved up in a firebreak gap in the wood. About 100m up, there is another gate (again locked) At this point you leave the edge of the forest and begin walking ENE up the hill. There is a track which I followed from here to within 100m of the top. Its a vehicle track but has not been used in a while (no evidence of the dreaded quadbikes).
Its an easy walk then to the top. There's a small stone cairn at the top and a good view of Lug (to the ENE) with many walkers on it (spotted through the binoculars). Slievemaan is close by - to the East.
I can see why this could be an access route up Lug.......maybe for another day.

I chose an alternative route down, heading SE, again following J Stones suggestion in the book. I found access to the road through the forest very difficult, hand and knees stuff in very wet and muddy underfoot. Either descend further to the East, or follow the original route back down. Either is straightforward Linkback:
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