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Wicklow Area   S: Croghan Kinsella 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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Croghan Kinsella Mountain Cruachán A name in Irish (Ir. Cruachán [GE], 'little stack') Wexford/ Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Basalt and gabbro Bedrock

Height: 606m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 62 Grid Reference: T13096 72884
Place visited by 222 members. Recently by: nupat, Louise.Nolan, Fjon, Dee68, therealcrow, HowardS, loftyobrien, odrisceoil146, scapania, eoghancarton, JoHeaney, jgfitz, abcd, Grumbler, Cormacg
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Longitude: -6.324118, Latitude: 52.795465 , Easting: 313096, Northing: 172884 Prominence: 541m,  Isolation: 0.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 713020 672923,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CrghKn, 10 char: CrghnKnsl
Bedrock type: Basalt and gabbro, (Dolerite)

The Uí Chinnsealaigh were the dominant Gaelic family in this area and the mountain gets the fuller version of its name from them. This helps to distinguish it from Croaghanmoira, which is a little further north.   Croghan Kinsella is the 273rd highest place in Ireland.

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Wind Turbines on the way! .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Croghan Kinsella (Cruachán))
 
Route from Raheenleagh Woods ( T 152 714 A) .. by Jaak   (Show all for Croghan Kinsella (Cruachán))
 
Croghan Kinsella (called Croghan Mountain on the .. by simon3   (Show all for Croghan Kinsella (Cruachán))
 
April 2014 - Start Raheenleagh Forest Car Park
by Murfireland  5 Apr 2014
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Distance 8.4km - Car Park Raheenleagh to Summit and back
Time 2 Hours - Not including summit time.
Ascent 300m - Car park 310m, Summit 606m
90% forest roads, good shelter at summit, great views, peaceful, remote.

I had a very nice walk to the summit of Croghan Kinsella of an afternoon, April 2014. Weather was cloudy with sunny breaks, 14 celsius, light wind, dry. From the village of Woodenbridge to the NE it took 5 to 10 mins of driving on narrow back roads to reach Point D, Raheenleagh Forest Car Park. I started my walk here and proceeded to Point A. Instead of going to Point B I stubbornly headed to Point C assuming I could off-trail it a bit through the forest using a fire break. It was not to be though, forest to the south-east of Point C was incredibly dense and although I was tempted to take it on I guessed i would spend more time crossing difficult ground and pushing through trees. So I decided to take my bad decision on the chin and head for Point B. From point B at 440m approx you travel a generally west and rising approach to the summit at 606m. The Summit itself is a neat little rocky outcrop with good shelter regardless of wind direction. Excellent views north to village of Aughrim firstly and then beyond to the beautiful mountainous paradise of Wicklow. Arklow and the Irish Sea to the east can be seen, and Tinahely village to the west. Looking south wonderful views of the rolling north Wexford lanscape can be enjoyed. As mentioned by other poster the trig pillar is a nicely made structure using local stone with mortar but disappointingly no ladybird meetup when I was there! I was lucky to enjoy the views for half an hour before low cloud rolled in from the south. The landscape here creates a "cloud gate" and it sure rolled in quickly obscuring all views and possibly making navigation difficult, something to keep in mind with steep drops 150m approx north of the summit. I returned via the more conventional route of Points C to B to A to D which took 40 mins with 4.2km approx. Total walking time 8.4km at 2hrs approx not including summit time. My bold and idiotic choice to create my own path to the summit added almost 2km to my trip and 40 mins to my walk total, ah well, live and learn (again!). Worth noting this walk takes you through Wicklow and Wexford counties.Excellent views throughout, quiet and peaceful, recommended. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/261/comment/15964/
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