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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 242.1mCloghnagaune 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 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 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 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 684.8mWhite Hill 631.1m

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Great Sugar Loaf Mountain Ó Cualann A name in Irish
(Ir. Ó Cualann [OSI], 'lump of Cualu') Wicklow County, in Arderin List, Quartzite Bedrock

Height: 501m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O23776 13088
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Longitude: -6.150518, Latitude: 53.15419 , Easting: 323776, Northing: 213088 Prominence: 216m,  Isolation: 2.2km
ITM: 723697 713118,   GPS IDs, 6 char: GrtSgr, 10 char: GrtSgrLf
Bedrock type: Quartzite, (Bray Head Formation)

In his pioneering article on the place-names of North Wicklow and South Dublin mentioned in the tale Togail Bruidne Da Derga (JRSAI lxv, 1935), Eoin Mac Néill had some difficulty with the name Ó Cualann, for which he suggested the meaning 'sheep of Cualu' , due to some imagined resemblance. However, although this meaning is known in Old Irish, there is good reason to believe that ó here is a hill-name element, simply meaning 'lump'. It is rare, but is found in Gleann Ó (Glenoe, Co. Antrim [DUPN]) and in Mullach an Ó (East Mayo). For the English name Sugarloaf, For origin of name, see Sugarloaf Hill in the Knockmealdowns.   Great Sugar Loaf is the 566th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Great Sugar Loaf in area Dublin/Wicklow, Ireland
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Amazing views over the bay
by elarbee  11 Oct 2014
8am on a Saturday and I had the hill to myself. Very easy hike, stunning views in all directions. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/455/comment/17723/
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With little effort comes great rewards!
by aoifesaunders  8 Jun 2015
Undoubtedly the Great Sugarloaf is one of the easiest climbs but with the greatest rewards! An hour would easily see you up and down (from the carpark that is!). There is a little bit of scrambling and climbing to do at the very top but still accessible for little ones. Stunning views across the Wicklow Mountains and Dublin Bay but be warned, best views are only achieved on a clear day, I've found myself inside a cloud with no visibility on many a climb. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/455/comment/18013/
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Picture: View of Dublin Bay from Great Sugarloaf
 
YoungJohn on Great Sugar Loaf, 2010
by YoungJohn  20 Feb 2010
Climbed this grand mountain yesterday (which turned into a fine evening). Followed the route descibed by kenefickwg. There is a lane number on a sign at the head of this road now L1031. The car park is mostly blocked off but i did squeeze in beside some boulders left by the County Council I presume. I suppose I too cheated a bit too as the climb was but a half hour. But what a view. I saw the full arch of a rainbow over little sugar loaf. The Wicklow mountains were covered in mist as I ascended but were plain to be seen as the clouds drifted by. Unfortunately Wales was not visible but Wicklow, Greystones, Bray and Dublin were. Dublin Bay was glistening and a large white ferry was heading towards DunLaoighre. The N11 was busy below and Lugnaquilla was visible though its summit was cloud covered for most of my visit to the top of the Sugar Loaf. An enjoyable climb. A family including Grandma had first rights ahead of me but once they departed I stood atop the summit. The views, especially when binocular aided, were fab! I hope to return. No photos yet available to me to post due to camera difficulties. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/455/comment/4135/
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mneary34 on Great Sugar Loaf, 2006
by mneary34  15 Jan 2006
There are various routes up Sugar Loaf and this is often overlooked but for those who require a challenge the 350 metre climb from at the back of Kilmacanogue Village offers a good challenging walk as shown on the attached photo which was taken from the By Pass bridge. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/455/comment/2146/
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Picture: The Car Park from the Summit
 
johnsoc4 on Great Sugar Loaf, 2006
by johnsoc4  6 Jun 2006
On 23, May, 2006, I climbed The Great Sugarloaf from the car park. It was a clear day but cold and windy, which probably kept people from enjoying the day. I had the mountain pretty much to myself. I am an alpine skier from the US and ski on Sugarloaf Mt. in the state of Maine. It was fun to be able to be on it's sister mountain in Ireland. There were some nice views of Bray where I was staying. I also ran up Bray head, later that week, for some views. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/455/comment/2381/
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hazyview on Great Sugar Loaf, 2008
by hazyview  15 Sep 2008
Lovely family climb, but steep at the top. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/455/comment/3314/
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