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Dublin/Wicklow Area   Wicklow Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 129, 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 378.6mDunranhill 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 North-West 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 725mDuff 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 661mMullaghcleevaun 849mMullaghcleevaun East Top 790mMuskeagh 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 686mWhite Hill 630.9m

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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 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: Mist obscures the sunrise.
 
etrino on Tonelagee, 2010
by etrino  6 Jan 2010
This is a quick, simple up-and-down walk from the car park at the Wicklow Gap. We did it early one morning in November, hoping to see the sunrise from the summit, but were thwarted by the mist. 3.8km total, 337m ascent. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/33/comment/4334/
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Picture: Tonelagee from Kanturk
As Tough as it can be in Wicklow mountains
by Sarkuns  20 Sep 2013
I was planing this climb since the start of the year. But I was a bit scared of this one. I didn't dare to Take Tonelagee alone so I was waiting for an opportunity to come along. And on 14913 I finally got the chance. With my friend and blessing from Irish weather goods we were able to walk my long prepared 20 km route.
Glenmacnass Car Park ---> Tonelagee NE Top ---> Tonelagee ---> Stoney Top ---> Kanturk ---> Scar ---> Glenmacnass Car Park
Around 20 Km
approximately 4 h

Of course In this comment only about Tonelagee

The route
We start from Glenmacnass Car Park and first thing in the list was crossing the Glenmacnass river. Then thru the woodland almost in straight line and in a blink of an eye you have brilliant view over the valley. Then following the forest ridge we went around pretty deep gully. After that we left the fores behind us and went straight un Tonelagee NE top. From there forward to Tonelagee.

Conditions
As I write before we had the luxury of perfect weather so the river let us across peacefully.
The forest tracks where unmistakeable (On bad weather (RAIN) conditions tracks will be muddy and very slippery ).
Path around the forest and up to NE Top was over grown muddy and full with watery holes. Sometimes hard to see a path at all. Perfect place to test your waterproof boots... If you don't have them think twice before sing up to this one.
It turns out that my hiking boots where not waterproof as it was written on the box. So I was forced to walk the rest of the way with wet feet... my good walking socks save the day only because of them I was able to do it without discomfort.
The hardest part was to get up to Tonelagee. I have to say that it is the toughest mountain in Wicklow. Very steep, eroded and physically demanding path leads up to the very top.

Overall
It was harder than ever before and I know this was My best and the most exiting day in Wicklow . Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/33/comment/15193/
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Picture: Lough Oulier from the pillar stone
 
Tonegalee
by Kennyj  22 Mar 2015
Had the pleasure of climbing Tonegalee yesterday with clear blue skies all around,parked at the carpark at the Wicklow gap and went straight up.There is a faint track quite wet underfoot on the lower slopes which fades out the higher you go. Easy enough climb,the summit is marked with a trig point.From the summit I made my way over to Stoney top stopping at the pillar stone with its cross engraving to admire the beautiful heart shaped Lough Oulier.Super panoramic views all around the day been so good.Time taken two hours with a stop for lunch,elevation gain of about 400 metres to summit height of 812 metres. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/33/comment/17886/
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Picture: Tonelagee from the Sally Gap road during a rainstorm
Unusual view
by mcrtchly  25 Sep 2016
On unusual view of Tonelagee from the Sally Gap road during a rainstorm which highlights the corrie on the eastern side Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/33/comment/18641/
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Fore!!!
by ewen  28 Nov 2016
Did from the Wicklow gap car park following track 2378.This starts immediately opposite the top entrance to the car park next to the main road. 5 days before there had been snow but now the path was wet and boggy. Low cloud meant limited visibility so I didn't go on to the north top but squelched back to the car.
Now, why was there a golf club and ball at the trig.? Are we now going to run the risk of being brained by golf balls going up the hills? I've see some weird stuff left at tops but this was the strangest. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/33/comment/18720/
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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 A 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. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/33/comment/18890/
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