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Wicklow Area   N Cen: Tonelagee 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 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 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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Tonelagee Mountain Tóin le Gaoith A name in Irish, also Tonelegee an extra name in English (Ir. Tóin le Gaoith [GE], 'backside to the wind') Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Adamellite with microcline phenocrysts Bedrock

Height: 817m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O08503 01589
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Longitude: -6.382597, Latitude: 53.054208 , Easting: 308503, Northing: 201589 Prominence: 202m,  Isolation: 1.1km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 708428 701619,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Tnlg, 10 char: Tonelagee
Bedrock type: Adamellite with microcline phenocrysts, (Glendalough Adamellite)

Tandragee (Tóin re Gaoith), the town in Co. Armagh, has the same meaning, as do several other places in Ireland, but it is difficult to know what they have in common.   Tonelagee is the third highest mountain in the Wicklow area and the 34th highest in Ireland. Tonelagee is the third highest point in county Wicklow.

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Picture: Tonelagee from the NE
 
Airy scenic vantage point with many routes.
Short Summary created by markmjcampion, simon3  30 Jan 2021
This summit has much to recommend it, being high & cliffy, having the heart-shaped Lough Ouler below it and being part of the fine ridge from Mullaghcleevaun to Laragh. It overlooks much of the heart of Wicklow.
SW. Park at the Wicklow Gap O0752 0017 A and from there it's a quick and simple though stern climb of about 350m. The track starts slightly to the right as you cross the road. Allow 45 min.
NW. From the Glenmacnass Car Park at around O11402 02991 B, the route crosses the Glenmacnass River [prone to fast flooding] and goes via the NE top, a minor ridge. Allow 1hr+
N. It can also be tackled from Mullaghcleevaun via the notoriously boggy Barnacullian ridge and Stoney Top. If coming this way keep to the E of the ridge to avoid the worst of the bog.
SE. A sharp, steep ascent from the boggy area to the NW of the Brockaghs will also get you there. There is a not-very-obvious track which is worth looking for as you approach the steep ground. It's a continuation of the feint track from the Brockaghs so it shouldn't be too hard to find. Approx bearing is O09247 00822 C
SE. You can also summit via Mall Hill which itself can be accessed from a long forest track starting in Laragh. Leave the forest at approx O11382 00371 D and go slightly uphill to Mall Hill where there are some magnificent erratics to shelter behind if the need arises.
Notable tracks include track/2372, track/3809 and for the long distance trekkers among you track/3395 may well whet your appetite! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/33/comment/4793/
 
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Picture: View from summit looking across the Reservoir with Lugnaquillia Mountain in the backround
pplsgod on Tonelagee, 2009
by pplsgod  23 Aug 2009
Climbed this mountain on the 22nd August 2009. Weather conditions were absolutely perfect on the day. From OS Map No. 56 I parked at location T 099 982 E (the car park at the disused lead works overlooking the Vale of Glendasan) From here I took a northern route direct upto Brockagh mountain, this is the best route to avoid the thickest of the Gorse and Heather. Approx half way up take a north east bearing to reach the top of Brockagh. I have climbed this mountain twice and find it the best route. From the summit of Brockagh it is possible to hike across to Tonelagee. From OS Map No. 56 there are three summits (unnamed) shown between the two mountains, I used these as my way markers across to Tonelagee. These appear to be the best routes across as it is quite marshy and boggy, try to avoid the low-lying ground as it is quite easy to get stuck. Also beware of some holes in the ground leading to underground springs. They are difficult to see until nearly too late but due care and attention is enough to keep you safe. From the nearest summit to Tonelagee located to the south east, gently start making your way north east, avoiding the valley and springs that block your way (this will make sense when you see them in front of you) I proceeded to O 093 018 F (approx halfway between Tonelagee NE Top and Tonelagee itself) this route appears to be one of the easiest to climb from this side of the mountain with the added benefit of a great view of Lough Ouler. The last third is a tiring climb but relatively straight forward as the sheep and mountain goats have marked a route in the boggy ground.
I descended taking a south west route from the summit, basically heading for the wicklow gap car park from the summit. This route is very overgrown with heather particularly as you get nearer the base so a little care is advisable. It is doable but the ground can be undulating. Once I got to the Wicklow gap car park I took the main road walk back to where I parked. Began this hike at 9am and was back in the car by 1.30pm. Perfect weather conditions. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/33/comment/4032/
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GWPR on Tonelagee, 2003
by GWPR  30 Jul 2003
Summer cloud shadows drift over Tonelagee as viewed from Turlough Hill with the usual Wicklow 'spectator'! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/33/comment/588/
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Picture: Wales from Tonelagee
Long views from the summit.
by simon3  1 Mar 2011
On a clear day look east from Tonelagee and you may be rewarded with rather more summits than you might expect.

The nearer summit is Scarr, the hazy summits on the skyline are in Wales.

After some very helpful contributions on newsgroup uk.rec.walking (thanks Paul Saunders et al) the best estimate is that the summit at D is Crib y Ddysgl (aka Garnedd Ugain 1065m), which would make Summit E just to the right, Snowdon (1085m and 155km away). Between E and J is the Nantlle ridge. The summit at J may be Yr Eifl. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/33/comment/2604/
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csd on Tonelagee, 2003
by csd  16 Mar 2003
Pic shows the northern approach to Tonlagee with Stony Top in the foreground. Taken 16.03.2003. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/33/comment/377/
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sbarany on Tonelagee, 2005
by sbarany  20 May 2005
The trig pillar on the top in Feb 2003. The weather was perfect: it felt a little bit like climbing in the Himalaya (snow and wind). Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/33/comment/1705/
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