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Wicklow Area   N Cen: Tonelagee 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 638mMullacor 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 372.9mGreat Sugar Loaf 501.2mLittle Sugar Loaf 342.4m
NE: Djouce:   Djouce 725.5mKnockree 342.1mMaulin 570mTonduff 642mTonduff East Top 593mWar Hill 684.8mWhite Hill 631.1m
NE: Fancy:   Ballinafunshoge 480mKanturk 527.4mKnocknacloghoge 532.4mLuggala 593.3mRobber's Pass Hill 508.9mScarr 640mScarr North-West Top 559.8mSleamaine 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 682.4mDuff 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 529.3mBallycurragh Hill 536mBallyteige 447mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCroaghanmoira 662.3mCroaghanmoira North Top 579.5mFananierin 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 800mCorrigasleggaun 794.6mLugnaquilla 924.7mSlievemaan 759m
W: Donard:   Brewel Hill 222mChurch Mountain 544mCorriebracks 531mLobawn 636mSlievecorragh 418mSugarloaf 552mTable Mountain 701.7mTable Mountain West Top 563m

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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: 815.8m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O08502 01591
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Longitude: -6.3826, Latitude: 53.054259 , Easting: 308503, Northing: 201592 Prominence: 202m,  Isolation: 1.1km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 708428 701625,   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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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Tonelagee (<i>Tóin le Gaoith</i>) in area Wicklow, Ireland
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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sbarany on Tonelagee, 2005
by sbarany  20 May 2005
The cross inscribed stone between Tonelagee and Stony Top (Feb 2003) Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/33/comment/1706/
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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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Picture: Cíara's first Arderin!
 
The perfect beginner's mountain
by Colin Murphy  27 Mar 2017
Besides crossing Glenmacnass River at the start and end, (which has seen many an unfortunate walker ascend in soggy boots) Tonelagee is a pleasant and relatively easy climb from the carpark near the waterfall. The first 2km to the SW rarely demands any effort and it is not until the final few hundred metres before the summit that any real steepness is encountered. A popular walk, on any fine Sunday you can literally encounter hundred of walkers (and the carpark can be at capacity), but this is a great one if you're introducing someone to the joys of hillwalking, as I was my daughter Cíara, who thoroughly enjoyed the beautiful day in the hills. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/33/comment/18862/
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Picture: Lough Ouler on the final ascent of Tonelagee
Great views from the summit
by jasonmac  18 Apr 2017
Only recently joined up as part of a personal challenge to get out and start hiking.

Had a great walk in the late afternoon of Easter Monday from Glenmacnass waterfall area O1123 0303 starA B, crossed the river and followed along the edge of the woods and then directly up to the first hill to the point when Lough Ouler and the cliff like sides of Tonelagee came into full view, at times a path of previous hikers was obvious, quite often though we were following deer tracks happened to see one warily watching us on the way up. Stopped for some water and food and took some photos of the lake though it was overcast day and in shade.

Headed out toward the obvious track up the mountain side and was surprised by the drifts of bog like waves on a stony surface, completely different than the boggy heather covered first stretch. The trek up to the summit started off very interesting picking our way up and through the boulders, from here the heart shape of Lough Ouler was more obvious. When we reached the summit the clouds had started to break up and the sun cast rays of light across to Lugnaquilla, the views across mountains of Wicklow and Kippure to the North were amazing.

Heading northward with Lough Ouler ever on our right we managed to find the standing stone with the inscribed cross that gave us our bearing to find a path descending toward the lake. After reaching the lake side we found the boggy path that leads all the way back to Glenmacnass river. Had quite a few slips and slides along that stretch, my boots and beyond the knees were covered in muck, but it was worth it. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/33/comment/18890/
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