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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 668mTonlagee South-East Top 546mTrooperstown Hill 430mWar Hill 684.8mWhite Hill 631.1m

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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 Dublin/Wicklow area and the 34th highest in Ireland. Tonelagee is the third highest point in county Wicklow.

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Picture: Wrecked in the cloud, wondering where the summit was ... just before it appeared mysteriously
aderon on Tonelagee, 2009
by aderon  2 Mar 2009
Brilliant day out even with, or rather especially with, the entire top third of the mountain covered in clouds. There's something especially ethereal and soul freeing when your hands and your feet are the only freezing things you can see for half an hour! I set out from the Glenmalure side which was quite short (took me 3 hours roundtrip, which included 20 min for tea and sambo at the rock outcrop just below the summit). The views were still beautiful from the side, before entering the cloud covered summit area. I'd recommend always to have a compass on hand, which came in handy, and a GPS (though good compass and map usage will always beat batteries!). The ground was very boggy, but there is a path right across from the parking lot that takes you up a lung opening, but not too steep, angle. It does peter out right at the peat hags, but if you stay at a NE angle you'll reach the summit from there in about 10 or 15 min (in the cloud I was afraid I'd missed it until it suddenly appeared out of the cloud like some rocky ghost frozen in time). I had to trust the compass to head back down but first headed for this clump of rocks to hide out from the wind and to boil some water for tea (those Jetboils are great for quick tea breaks). The wind was fierce, but somehow the wind and the cloud all made the walk seem so much more interesting, as the Wicklow's can be a bit on the boring side IF you only concentrate on the view from the top. The walk up had a lot more to say about this mountain (then again, I could only see about 40 feet ahead at any one time, so I likely missed...well all of it really :)). Seriously though, what a great mountain to go up, and the different approaches will keep it interesting for all levels of fitness and scale with the same hiker accordingly. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/33/comment/3615/
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Picture: I found my heart :)
Solo Success
by LizzieMurray  7 Oct 2012
Did this mountain 25th May 2012 as a solo adventure. It was a beautiful day must have been late 20s at the car park over at St Kevins Way. I made my way across the road until I could find a safe place to cross the ditch and made my way upwards. Was quite tough as I only started hiking in March of this yr. Although it was scorching hot the mountain was still very slippy and boggy in parts. Managed to fall 3 times on the way up and found some holes which I got my foot almost stuck in. Luckily nothing too adverse happened what with me being totally alone. Nonetheless it was well worth the falls and trials and tribulation as the view of Lough Ouler when I past the Trig point was breathtaking. So glad I got to see it :) Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/33/comment/14833/
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csd on Tonelagee, 2003
by csd  16 Mar 2003
Lough Ouler from the south, with Tonlagee to the left. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/33/comment/378/
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Picture: Tonelagee & The Wicklow Gap
Handy walk from the Wicklow Gap
by paulocon  30 Sep 2010
A straightforward climb from the Wicklow Gap. There is a boggy trail up the mountain and once through the heather, the going becomes easy. The summit is marked with a trig pillar and is pretty uninspiring but it is very worthwhile taking a walk over towards Stoney Top. A standing stone with a cross carved into it provides a great viewing point down onto the serene Lough Ouler.

We had planned a crossing to Mullaghcleevaun but the recent heavy rain coupled with some accounts of walkers going waist-high into the boggy ground discouraged us so we made our way back to a packed and noisy Wicklow Gap.

To get a full appreciation of the massive bulk of Tonelagee, take a walk up the meandering road which leads from the gap to the top of Turlough Hill. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/33/comment/6121/
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aidan hoey on Tonelagee, 2006
by aidan hoey  27 Feb 2006
hit the hills on sunday (26th). went 2 tonelegee.snow sticking from about 600mts+ and temps below freezing, whiteout. heavy biting showers in strong wind. climbed the steep face above lough ouler. lots of ice but not enough old snow around to build up ice climbing base. sheet ice on top wit drifting on the lee side. good morning, hope this week brings heavier snow. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/33/comment/2212/
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Picture: Fair Mountain from West side of Tonelagee
MichaelJ on Tonelagee, 2008
by MichaelJ  8 Feb 2008
Saturday 02/02/08. Had originally planned to do the Carrigshouk, Mullaghcleevaun Tonelagee circuit but when we got to the Wicklow Gap at about 11 am the clouds were perching fairly close to Tonelagee, so decided to do a quick up and down from the Gap. Crunching up on a nIce newly laid carpet of snow, we had the place to ourselves apart from a few deer. Made it up to the top in just over an hour - by this time the temperature had dropped a wee bit and as the wind whipped up I realised why its is called Tonelagee!. Managed to find a bit of shelter on the east side where we had the soup and sambos - has to be the highlight of any climb! During a brief whiteout we came across this woman without map or compass asking for directions to Laragh - jeez! - who lets these people out? Felt guilty for not insisting she come down with us - thankfully saw her on the road to Laragh later. What do you do in a case like that? Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/33/comment/2958/
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