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Wicklow Area   NE: Fancy Subarea
Place count in area: 116, 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 501.2mLittle 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 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 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.
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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: 641m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O13268 01828
Place visited by 727 members. Recently by: Andy1287, ShaneMaher, Benbruce, frostie89, Annemcp, No1Grumbler, BrittonOutdoors, adam.mann, thrifleganger, Louise.Nolan, Edmo, chrismcgivney, derekpkearney, abptraining, jm78
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Longitude: -6.311412, Latitude: 53.055277 , Easting: 313268, Northing: 201828 Prominence: 231m,  Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 713197 701848,   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 216th highest place in Ireland.

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Scarr is characterised in one older guide ("Irish .. by simon3   (Show all for Scarr (Scor))
 
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Scarr (<i>Scor</i>) in area Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: Evoking memories
 
Echoes of the Past
by wicklore  2 Mar 2015
Many years ago I worked with a group of young siblings. They were troubled children, and life had dealt them a very poor start in life. Low self-esteem , challenging behaviour & conflict threatened to mar their ability to reach their potential in life. I had the opportunity to take them for frequent walks and hikes in the mountains, and we visited many of Wicklow’s summits over the course of three years.

Scarr Mountain was one such summit. We had attempted to climb it twice but had been turned back by poor weather. It became our mission to conquer it and we eagerly prepared, watching the weather and planning our route. Learning from previous attempts, we ensured we had adequate clothing. With renewed resolve we set out early on New Years Day 1999. The four siblings, aged from 8- 13 years, energetically bounded along the track up the steep, snow-clad, hillside. Battling the biting wind we eventually emerged onto the fine summit ridge and then onto the rocky summit prominence. The boys revelled in their accomplishment, running back and forth along the ridge, chasing each other, throwing snowballs and picking out the surrounding hills and mountains we had previously climbed. One of the boys proudly proclaimed something along the lines of ‘it took us three times Scarr, and you thought you could beat us, but we conquered you!’

Yesterday, for the first time in 16 years, I found myself on the summit of Scarr. The conditions were similar to my last foray in 1999 –snow and buffeting, freezing wind. I wasn’t particularly surprised when the memories came flooding back, as this has happened on several summits I have revisited over the years. However I was surprised at the clarity of the memories. I could visualise the boys running along the ridge, their laughter carried on the wind, their eyes gleaming with delight on their cold-reddened faces. I recalled the brief conversation we had with a Dutch walker who stopped to congratulate the boys. I recalled sitting down out of the wind to unwrap our tinfoil-covered sandwiches. I recalled one of the boys ruefully holding out his broken hiking stick which Santa had only given him a week before. I recalled one of the boys, who had subsequently passed away at the age of 15, pointing excitedly to Ballinacorbeg outside Roundwood to the east saying ‘we climbed that! We climbed that!’ We had indeed climbed it and many others before and after.

As I reached the summit yesterday, and all those memories flooded back, I was struck by a thought. While mountains and hills have all sorts of historical connections and events, we also make our own new memories and events, to be recalled at a future time. My last visit to Scarr had been a very happy one, and that, in turn, made this visit even more special. My reverie was broken by the sound of real laughter as a man and two children approached the summit, making their own memories. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/210/comment/17869/
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