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Near Mullacor, Wicklow (Ireland)

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Wicklow Area   NW: Mullaghcleevaun Subarea
Place count in area: 115, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW, EW-DM, EW-LG, EW-WE, EW-WS 
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 East Top 677.3mCamaderry Mountain 698.6mConavalla 734mTomaneena 682.4m
Cen: Glendalough South:   Carriglineen Mountain 456.6mCullentragh Mountain 510mDerrybawn Mountain 476.1mKirikee Mountain 474.5mLugduff 653.2mLugduff 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 719mMoanbane 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 429.7mEagle Hill 296mMuskeagh Hill 398.2m
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 652.3mBenleagh 689mCamenabologue 758mCamenabologue SE Top 663mCloghernagh 800mCorrigasleggaun 794.6mLugnaquilla 924.7mSlievemaan 759.7m
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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Mullaghcleevaun East Top Mountain Mullach Cliabháin (mullach thoir) A name in Irish, also Stony Hill, also Carraig Dúch an extra EastWest name in Irish For origin of name, see Mullaghcleevaun. Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Granite with microcline phenocrysts Bedrock

Height: 796.0m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O08243 06707
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Longitude: -6.384746, Latitude: 53.100263 , Easting: 308243, Northing: 206708 Prominence: 41.5m,  Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 708168 706739,   GPS IDs, 6 char: MlghEs, 10 char: MlghclEstT
Bedrock type: Granite with microcline phenocrysts, (Type 2p microcline porphyritic)

Mullaghcleevaun East Top is the 44th highest place in Ireland.

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Follow this place's comments Picture about mountain Mullaghcleevaun East Top (<i>Mullach Cliabháin (mullach thoir)</i>) in area Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: Mullaghcleevaun E Top from the east.
Boulder strewn summit on ridge SE from Mullaghcleevaun
Short Summary created by simon3, Onzy, Sarkuns  22 Mar 2015
Mullaghcleevaun East Top is possible to reach from all sides. The easiest way is coming from Carrigshouk , and starting at O1027 0525 starA, or any other small gap along the Military road. (If it is a Bank holiday and promising weather come early because the places are limited, but on an ordinary day you will find a parking place easily).

Located in the middle of the mountain range this summit usually is visited as part of longer walking routes. With access from Stoney Top an obvious route taking in Tonelagee and its NE Top or from Duff Hill then extending the walk to Gravale and Carrigvore. Possible walking route from Blessington side, coming from Mullaghcleevaun.

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This part of Wicklow Mountains is famous for boggy terrain so hiking boots are a MUST. And if you don’t want to get your trousers dirty (because you will) I suggest gaiters. If the weather is rainy then the terrain will get only more and more difficult. But the reward for your dirty trousers will be 360 degrees view at the heart of Wicklow Mountains . Linkback:
Geo on Mullaghcleevaun East Top, 2009
by Geo  23 Mar 2009
Got here Sunday 22 03 09 from Duff Hill having started at Sally Gap, about three and something hours. From Duff Hill we dog legged slightly and hit the 776m point on the Harveys map first. Gorgeous views across the Military road to the east to Lough Dan framed by the twin peaks of Knocknacloghoge and Kanturk. Linkback:
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Wounded Huzzar on Mullaghcleevaun East Top, 2006
by Wounded Huzzar  16 Mar 2006
I recently hiked from Carraigshouk (parking at the little layby on the Military Road), we headed over Carraigshouk, and the across to Mullach Cliabháin (East) across the bog. The ground is extremely boggy here, gaiters are an absolute must, and the going is quite slow as you work your way around, and in and out of holes. Once you reach the slope of Mullach Cliabháin East, the ground firms up considerably, making the going a lot easier. When heading over to Mullach Cliabháin proper from the east top, it's best to stick to the higher ground on the shoulder that links both peaks. There are massive areas of exposed peat and eroded bog here, so it's best to try and avoid them. I headed back the way I came then. All in all this is a nice hike, and despite the boggy conditions it's really enjoyable, your efforts are constantly rewarded by stunning views. Tóin le Gaoth, Barr na Cuilleann, and Stoney Top, and Logalla, Cnocnacloghoge and Lough Dan from Carraigshouk. Linkback:
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Picture: Carrigshouk rising to Mullaghcleevaun East Top
mneary34 on Mullaghcleevaun East Top, 2005
by mneary34  26 Nov 2005
I climbed Mullaghcleevaun East Top on 26th November 2005 in semi icey conditions. It makes an excellent circuit from Carrigshouk to East Top, then either include Mullaghcleevaun or else head directly for Barnacullian by staying on the ridge which can be very wet, and then on to Stoney Top and Tonelagee. Generally the area on the eastern side of the Barnacullian ridge is drier and has better ground for walking. A consideration to be kept in mind though is if you wish to head directly to Military Road at any time the later you leave it particularly after recent rain Glenmacnass River can be awkward to cross if you decide to do so before Glenmacnass Car Park. The attached photo shows the section from Carrigshouk rising to East Top. Linkback:
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Picture: On the rocks
The high point of the climb
by Colin Murphy  26 Jul 2015
A technical point - I assume the summit of a top is the highest natural feature. In that case the cairn on Mullaghcleevaun East is not the actual high point, rather the large boulder a few metres away. So if you don't want to take any chances that you haven't been to the top...make sure you clamber up! Linkback:
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robespierre on Mullaghcleevaun East Top, 2005
by robespierre  5 Jan 2005
Mullaghcleavaun East Top is a really enjoyable hike from Blessington. We left from Blessington in the middle of a hurricane during the August Bank Holiday and took the road around the lake turning left at this pub and small shop up towards Black hill. We went over Black Hill and ascended Mullaghcleavaun which was hidden from us by some very thick fog. Visibility was down to about ten feet. The wind was howling and the hail started to come down quite heavily but the walk was pretty invigorating. The ground can’t get very boggy so picking out a path or following one of trails has its merits if the weather is inclement. Once we got to the top of Mullaghcleavaun the view was spectacular. A parting in the cloud threw the lakes open before as the afternoon sun shimmered briefly across them. The brief walk from there to the East-top is a pleasant jaunt down through a saddle past a few somewhat startled sheep through some heavily eroded bog.

We completed the circuits by walking around in the reverse direction around Mullaghcleavaun from the East Top to get back to our starting point. The first people we saw all day was on the way back to main road once we’d left the hills behind us. That may or may not be normal but it was very much virgin space that day. A most pleasant climb and with no forests in the vicinity we got a break from all those pesky flies. Linkback:
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