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Dublin/Wicklow Area   Wicklow Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 130, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 49, 50, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW 
Highest place:
Lugnaquilla, 925m
Maximum height for area: 925 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 905 metres,

Places in area Dublin/Wicklow:
Ballinacorbeg 336mBallinastraw 284mBallycurry 301mBallyguile Hill 188mBallyhook Hill 288mBray Head Hill 240mCarrickgollogan 276mCarrigeen Hill 298mCarrigoona Commons East 242mCloghnagaune 385mCorballis Hill 258mCupidstown Hill 378.6mDowns Hill 372mDunranhill 342mEagle Hill 296mKilleagh 249mKilliney Hill 153.5mKilmichael Hill 267mKilnamanagh Hill 217mKnockannavea 400.8mKnockree 342mMount Kennedy 365.9mSlieveroe 332mWestaston Hill 270m
Dublin Mountains:   Corrig Mountain 617.1mGlendoo Mountain 586mKippure 757mKnocknagun 555mMountpelier Hill 383mPrince William's Seat 555mSaggart Hill 396.9mSeahan 647.3mSeefin 620.6mSeefingan 722.9mTibradden Mountain 467mTwo Rock Mountain 536m
Wicklow Mountains:   Annagh Hill 454mBallinacor Mountain 531mBallinafunshoge 480mBallineddan Mountain 652mBallycumber Hill 431mBallycurragh Hill 536mBallyteige 447mBaltinglass Hill 382mBarranisky 280mBenleagh 689mBlack Hill 602.2mBrockagh Mountain 557mBrockagh Mountain NW Top 548mBrockagh Mountain SE Top 470mCamaderry Mountain 698.6mCamaderry South East Top 677.3mCamenabologue 758mCamenabologue SE Top 663mCarrick Mountain 381mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCarrig Mountain 571mCarrigleitrim 408mCarriglineen Mountain 455mCarrignagunneen 561mCarrigshouk 572.5mCarrigvore 682mChurch Mountain 544mCloghernagh 800mCollon Hill 238mConavalla 734mCorriebracks 531mCorrigasleggaun 794mCroaghanmoira 664mCroaghanmoira North Top 575mCroghan Kinsella 606mCroghan Kinsella East Top 562.1mCullentragh Mountain 510mCushbawn 400mDerrybawn Mountain 474mDjouce 725.5mDuff Hill 720mFair Mountain 571.2mFananierin 426mGravale 718mGreat Sugar Loaf 501mKanturk 523mKeadeen Mountain 653mKirikee Mountain 474mKnocknacloghoge 534mLakeen 357mLittle Sugar Loaf 342mLobawn 636mLugduff 652mLugduff SE Top 637mLuggala 595mLugnagun 446.2mLugnaquilla 925mMaulin 570mMoanbane 703mMoneyteige North 427mMullacor 657mMullaghcleevaun 849mMullaghcleevaun East Top 795mMuskeagh Hill 397mPreban Hill 389mRobber's Pass Hill 508.9mScarr 641mScarr North-West Top 561mSeskin 344mSilsean 698mSleamaine 430mSlieve Maan 547.8mSlieve Maan North Top 546.1mSlievecorragh 418mSlievefoore 414mSlievemaan 759mSorrel Hill 599.5mSpinans Hill 409mSpinans Hill SE Top 400mStoney Top 714mStookeen 420mSugarloaf 552mTable Mountain 701.7mTable Mountain West Top 563mTinoran Hill 312mTomaneena 682.4mTonduff 642mTonduff East Top 593mTonelagee 817mTonelagee NE Top 668mTonelagee South-East Top 546mTrooperstown Hill 430mWar Hill 684.8mWhite Hill 631.1m

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Lobawn Mountain Lúbán A name in Irish
(Ir. Lúbán [PNCW], 'little bend') Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Dark slate-schist, quartzite & coticule Bedrock

Height: 636m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: S97781 97807
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Longitude: -6.54219, Latitude: 53.022995 , Easting: 297781, Northing: 197807 Prominence: 111m,  Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 697800 697917,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Lobawn, 10 char: Lobawn
Bedrock type: Dark slate-schist, quartzite & coticule, (Butter Mountain Formation)

Lobawn is also the name of a townland in the parish of Donaghmore. In 1839 John O'Donovan interpreted this name as Leomhach Bán, 'white leo or land abounding in marsh mallows'. Cf. Leoh townland and Leoh Mountain N of Lugnaquilla.   Lobawn is the 227th highest place in Ireland.

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simon3 on Lobawn, 2003
by simon3  17 Mar 2003
Lobawn has a flattish top. A series of ridges lead from it. The picture was taken from the broad, fairly flat ridge leading towards Donard to the west. The village of Donard is a convenient place to start from when walking in this area. The picture shows Sugarloaf (552m) in the mid-ground with Keadeen some 8k away on the skyline. Lobawn connects to Sugarloaf via a southerly ridge. This is to the left of the summit shown here. Between Keadeen and Sugarloaf lies the Glen of Imail, which includes an artillery range. As you can see from the foreground, Lobawn’s west ridge has a wet boggy surface. Unfortunately scramblers or dune-buggies have considerably damaged the surface of this ridge in places Linkback:
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csd on Lobawn, 2003
by csd  22 Jun 2003
The ridges up to Lobawn are beginning to succumb to the dreaded motorbike scramblers. It hasn't quite reached the levels of Slieve Maan yet, but I'm sure it's not far off. Picture shows the summit - anyone know what this pillar means? There's another one on the way over from Sugarloaf. Linkback:
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Save for Summer Days
by CaptainVertigo  1 Nov 2011
I recently completed a circuit of Church Mountain, Corriebracks, Lowbawn and Sugar Loaf. The route was about eleven miles in total and was executed on a warm wet afternoon in late October. The dank gloomy mushy Wicklow hills were rendered even more awful by the oppressive overbearing conifers. I feel perfectly safe on a dark open mountain but there is something ominous about high forest. I suspect it conjures up notions of wolves, ghouls et al. Anyway a couple of WARNINGS. You really need an up to date map as there are trees popping up all over the place. My old map seemed bereft of various groves that appeared in my path. Secondly do please look at some of the wonderful work of the Wicklow Mountain Path people. For example they are quite right to suggest that you keep to the high ground to the west of the "tree gap" as you make your way from Corriesbrack to Lobawn. See map,See I notice the David Herman indicates the same route in his slim but invaluable volume on the Wicklow hills Linkback:
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Geo on Lobawn, 2009
by Geo  13 Sep 2009
Climbed this from Sugarloaf (which disappointingly isn't here on MV, one less to claim as bagged :-( ) There isn't a whole lot up there on the somewhat dull top, except the forlorn WD (War Department) Pillar awash in its watery peat. A beautiful Indian summer day, what a change from the washout summer days. Lovely views form up here, the mist over the midlands was punctuated by the summits peeping through of the nearby ranges of Blackstairs, etc.It's a gateway to the Northern ridge partly enclosing the Glen of Imaal. My 100th summit logged on MV... woohoo! Linkback:
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Magic Moment
by jlk  4 Mar 2012
Fabulous March Madness Linkback:
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Sweet spot all round
by march-fixer  7 May 2012
Located to the east of Donard in west Wicklow, it is nicely tucked away at the head of a number of lovely glens. Most walkers seem to approach from the south or west, whereas I think it is best approached from the north, either as part of a walk from Corriebracks or in its own right from the very scenic road leading into the glen and Lugglass Lower. This glen road in is reached either from the Hollywood or Wicklow Gap direction.

My reasoning is that the glen road in from the north is a visual treat on its own and brings you to a forest entrance. From here you may follow the forest track a good distance to the top. See track-1569 for directions. There is a little bit of rough ground from where you leave the track up to the edge of the forest.

While there is some erosion on the east-west track, there is no sign of damage by access from the north. It is a lovely view, from a rather flat top, should you be blessed with good weather.

There is a fair chance that you will not meet any other walkers on your travels up here. Linkback:
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