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Wicklow Area   NE: Fancy Subarea
Place count in area: 115, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW 
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 455mCullentragh Mountain 510mDerrybawn Mountain 476.1mKirikee Mountain 474mLugduff 652mLugduff 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 718mMoanbane 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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Scarr Mountain Scor A name in Irish (Ir. Sceir or Scor [PNCW], 'sharp rock') Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Dark blue-grey slate, phyllite & schist Bedrock

Height: 640.0m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O13263 01883
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Longitude: -6.311527, Latitude: 53.055894 , Easting: 313264, Northing: 201884 Prominence: 231m,  Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 713187 701916,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Scarr, 10 char: Scarr
Bedrock type: Dark blue-grey slate, phyllite & schist, (Maulin Formation)

Formerly known as Knockree, according to Price.   Scarr is the 219th highest place in Ireland.

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brenno on Scarr, 2009
by brenno  7 Sep 2009
Did the Lough Dan-Kanturk-Scarr-Old Bridge circuit on Sunday in the howling gales and heavy rain and discovered that my goretex pants really need to be traded in for a new model. Despite the conditions, however, this is a fabulous circuit - about 13k and 560m of ascent. Ideally use two cars to prevent about a mile of road walk at the end. Leave one car at the layby near Old Bridge, leave the second in the layby about a mile further on just beyond the Scouts centre. Walk on to the end of Lough Dan and then just after the road swings sharply around to the left go through a style on the right and follow the marked path laid by the National Park which swings around the end of Lough Dan until it eventually comes out onto the open mountain. Navigation is pretty easy, there is a well-marked if occasionally very soggy track westwards across to Kanturk which then weaves through the various outcrops before it swings south and then a short steep stretch up to the top of Scarr. From Scarr, it's an easy descent off the eastern side of the mountain down a long ridge which eventually you brings back to Old Bridge and one of the cars.

One point of navigation for anybody doing this route in reverse - i.e. first Scarr and then Kanturk. After Kanturk and when you're heading eastwards towards Lough Dan, after about a 1.5k the track divides about 100 metres before a very distinctive pointy pyramid-shaped boulder. Take the left fork as this leads directly to the marked path the National Park has put down - complete with steps down the steepest stretch of the descent towards Lough Dan. I haven't taken the right fork which goes by the pyramid-shaped boulder, but it looks as if it leads directly towards some pretty heavy fenced-off forestry. Linkback:
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pplsgod on Scarr, 2009
by pplsgod  5 Oct 2009
Began this walk on a very mild Sunday (4th October 2009) at Oldbridge Grid Ref: O 158 019 starA where there is room for about 10 cars to park. Headed south along an unnamed road which forms part of the Wicklow Way

Around 2km down the road the Wicklow Way turns west and then south, following this route until you come out approximately at Laragh East, shown clearly on OS Map No. 56 at Grid Ref: T 149 909 starB

From here headed straight for the summit of Scarr. The ground has quite a noticeable track right up to the top of Scarr at Grid Ref: O 134 018 starC Due to the shape of Scarr it is naturally exposed to the winds and can be extremely cold. From Scarr moved onto Kanturk, also known as Brown mountain via a highpoint ridge between Scarr and Kanturk at O 126 025 starD. Kanturk summit is listed as O 125 035 starE but there are several mounds making Kanturk one of the more unusual summits in Wicklow

From here the ground falls away steeply towards the Inchavore river, we took a path approximately north-east to a small clearing in the forestry, you can see this on the OS map but accurate Grid Ref is difficult to give, you will just have to judge for yourself where is best to cross the forestry

The walk back to the car at Oldbridge was relatively straightforward as we picked up the track that skirts along the edge of Lough Dan until you come to the main road again, this road will bring you past the scouts base and all the way back to your parking place. Walk took 4.5 hours approx but allow another hour or two if the weather is wet Linkback:
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Picture: Ronnie Petrie Memorial
Ronnie Petrie
by grzywaczmarcin  31 Aug 2010
Descending from Scarr and Kanturk I met Ronnie Petrie memorial. I tried to find some information about him in the network but all I found is that he was involved in process of opening lands around Lough Dan. Do you know any place I can get more information about him? Linkback:
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Picture: Illuminated slopes
A handy walk from Glenmacnass
by paulocon  1 Oct 2013
Scarr is a straightforward walk when tackled from Glenmacnass side. I've also tackled it from the other side as part of an IMRA race and this is definitely a more interesting route along a well-defined track. One benefit of tackling it from Glenmacnass is to see it's western slopes lit up by the sun setting over mighty Tonelagee. As with so many mountains in the area, there are expansive views from the top taking in the surrounding landscape pouring out to the Irish sea. Linkback:
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Laragh to Glenmacnass Waterfall
by gringottsgoblin  9 Sep 2014
From McCoys in Laragh follow the Wicklow Way across the Glenmacnass River up the slope of Paddock Hill hop the stile, and continue along the track untill you reach the woods on the left. After about 500m take a small track to the left and proceed across the flat slope until you reach aother path and then turn left. Jump the stile at this gate and just proceed along the generally dry ridge path up the ridge the leads up to Scarr. Scarr is just over 640m and the views from there are excellent. As one descends keep following the well marked ridge track. After descending the summit of Scarr continue along the path until you mount one more rise. On this rise you will see a small standing stone about 100m on veer left along the less well trodden track. This will bring you down the the carpark at Glenmacnass Waterfall. The distance of this section is around 9.3km and covers a total ascent of just under 500m. At a reasonable pace this will take between 2 hours15 and 2 hours 30 min Linkback:
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Super view towards the East
by tmsr  6 Apr 2015
We enoyed our walk up Scarr - we aprked above Glenmacnass Waterfall and diverted to the summit of Kanturk or Brown Mountain before continuing on towards Laragh and exited below Paddock Hill at the Wicklow Way Linkback:
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