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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 637mMullacor 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 372mGreat Sugar Loaf 501.2mLittle Sugar Loaf 342.4m
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 640mScarr 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 720.8mGravale 718mMoanbane 703mMullaghcleevaun 846.7mMullaghcleevaun East Top 796mSilsean 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 562.1mSlievefoore 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 783.2mCorrigasleggaun 794mLugnaquilla 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: 0.8km
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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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Scarr (<i>Scor</i>) in area Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: Camping near summit of Scarr
 
Deer fencing Oldbridge
by Unsell  18 Jan 2016
First time up Scarr, and found access from Oldbridge hampered by heavy duty fencing which looks like it is protecting a new plantation from browsing deer. That grassy boreen people are talking about, which lies at the end of the road with several houses on it, is firmly fenced off. I would just say we were there in darkness and it is likely that the gate can be opened, we didn't check that, we thought we had the wrong gate!! Apart from that little difficulty, the ascent was straight forward although fairly steep on that approach.

The walk from Scarr across to Kanturk is really nice, there is a surprising sense of remoteness. The boulders and rocky outcrops of Kanturk make for a type of garden scene. Some of the heather gives the illusion that it was very carefully planted.

Another slight difficulty is how you drop down to the Inchavore river from Kanturk. There is no path and you are just wading through heather on a steep slope. We aimed to cross the river at a point well into the conifers which are very densely planted. We could see a fire break at a distance as a slight gap in the trees, but it was hard to make out as the trees on the outside were growing into the gap. But the fire break was there and offered a pleasant descent to the river, although at the end it led us to birch trees in a very marshy place which was not very nice but at least the river was easy to cross at this point. This point is well upriver from the oak trees where apparently there is a more popular crossing point. Anyway, I would look for another way to get down to the river if doing it again! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/210/comment/18423/
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