Cookies. This website uses cookies, which are small text files that the website puts on your computer to facilitate operation. Cookies help us provide a better service to you. They are used to track general user traffic information and to help the website function properly.

Click to hide this notice for 30 days.
Welcome to MountainViews
If you want to use the website often please enrol (quick and free) at top right.
Overview
Detail
Zoom: ??
For more map options click on any overview map area or any detail map feature.
Find Suggested Walks
Find hill, mountain, island, coastal feature.
Videos


Recent Contributions
Get Notifications

Crugiau Merched: Steep climb to ridge

Cefn Branddu: Ridge walk to summit

Spotted on Letter hill

Banc y Graig: Track most of way to summit

Cefn Bach: Long walk to summit

Mynydd Cynros: Misty Morning Mountain Hop

Banc Beili-Tew: Long walk from village

Mynydd Figyn: One metre walk !

Taliaris Hill: Wall scramble

Mynydd Llansadwrn: Short walk to summit

Banc y Garreg: Forest tracks and than short push through

Allt Ddu: Forest Tracks to summit

Conditions and Info
Use of MountainViews is governed by conditions and a privacy policy.
Read general information about the site.
Opinions in material here are not necessarily endorsed by MountainViews.
Hillwalking is a risk sport. Information in comments, walks or shared GPS tracks may not be accurate for example as regards safety or access permission. You are responsible for your safety and your permission to walk.
See the credits and list definitions.
Video display
Wicklow Area   NW: Mullaghcleevaun 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 501mLittle 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.
Rating graphic.
Mullaghcleevaun Mountain Mullach Cliabháin A name in Irish
(Ir. Mullach Cliabháin [logainm.ie], 'summit of the cradle/basket') Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Granite with microcline phenocrysts Bedrock

Height: 849m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O06763 07049
Place visited by 825 members. Recently by: No1Grumbler, adam.mann, JoHeaney, Louise.Nolan, TriHarder, Edmo, derekpkearney, bingdublin, abptraining, timhajda, Mags-Collins, nolo, procyon, ShaneMaher, MickM45
I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -6.40668, Latitude: 53.103616 , Easting: 306763, Northing: 207049 Prominence: 374m,  Isolation: 1.5km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 706691 707080,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Mlghcl, 10 char: Mlghclvn
Bedrock type: Granite with microcline phenocrysts, (Type 2p microcline porphyritic)

Joyce says it is named after a cradle-like depression near the top, presumably the one occupied by Cleevaun Lough.   Mullaghcleevaun is the second highest mountain in the Wicklow area and the 20th highest in Ireland. Mullaghcleevaun is the second highest point in county Wicklow.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/20/
COMMENTS for Mullaghcleevaun 1 2 3 .. 5 Next page >>  
Follow this place's comments
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Mullaghcleevaun in area Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: Mullaghcleevaun and corrie from the East
 
Updated Summary:
Wicklow
Short Summary created by markmjcampion, simon3  Sat 28 Nov
Mullaghcleevaun is a bulky mountain in NW Wicklow, just a few km E of Blessington Lakes. It commands 360 degree views of the Wicklow uplands. Its steep NE corrie is home to Cleevaun Lough.
NW. Mullaghcleevaun can be reached from the NW via Black Hill starting from O04384 10845 A. There is a good track initially but after Black Hill it can be quite boggy esp. after rain. (3.5h+ 12k round trip)
SE. Park near O10271 05243 B under Carrigshouk and, avoiding the very steep eastern side of Carrigshouk, head on a feint trail in a NW direction until you get to the ridge that connects M with Carrigshouk. It's a straightforward ridge walk after this although care should be taken in the mist as the path is not always well defined before East Top. (2h+ 9k round trip)
NE. Start at the Sally Gap [O13028 10994 C] and start by following directions for Carrigvore. It's a much walked route but tracks aren't always easy to find [3 to 4 hrs one way and over 12k]
E. Park at O11313 07381 D and follow directions to Duff Hill before joining the previous trail.
If linking M with Tonlegee beware that the Barnacullian ridge can be very soft - it's best to walk on the E side of this. Be aware that the Glenmacnass River may become impassable quickly in rain.
Short return tracks include track/2370 and track/1729
See track/2355 for a long loop and track/2293 for a long A to B.
Navigational ability is a must in mist as the top is fairly featureless and there is dangerous ground to its NE. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/20/comment/4780/
 
Climbed Mullaghcleevaun via Carrigshouk and the E .. by pplsgod   (Show all for Mullaghcleevaun)
 
Mullaghcleevaun at 849 metres is the second highe .. by simon3   (Show all for Mullaghcleevaun)
 
The terminus of our Sunday walk on March 22 2009. .. by Geo   (Show all for Mullaghcleevaun)
 
Cleevaun Lough .. by senior   (Show all for Mullaghcleevaun)
 
During the recent run of dry weather I climbed Mu .. by Pádraig   (Show all for Mullaghcleevaun)
 
COMMENTS for Mullaghcleevaun 1 2 3 .. 5 Next page >>
(End of comment section for Mullaghcleevaun.)

OSi logo OSNI/LPS logo
Some mapping:
Open Street Map
(Various variations used.)
British summit data courtesy:
Database of British & Irish Hills
(Creative Commons Licence)
MountainViews.ie, a Hill-walking Website for the island of Ireland. 2100 Summiteers, 1400 Contributors, Monthly Newsletter since 2007