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Wicklow Area   Cen: Glendalough South Subarea
Place count in area: 116, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW 
Highest place:
Lugnaquilla, 925m
Maximum height for area: 925 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 905 metres,

Places in area Wicklow:
Cen: Glendalough North:   Brockagh Mountain 557mBrockagh Mountain NW Top 548mBrockagh Mountain SE Top 470mCamaderry Mountain 698.6mCamaderry South East Top 677.3mConavalla 734mTomaneena 682.4m
Cen: Glendalough South:   Carriglineen Mountain 455mCullentragh Mountain 510mDerrybawn Mountain 474mKirikee Mountain 474mLugduff 652mLugduff SE Top 637mMullacor 657mTrooperstown Hill 430m
N Cen: Tonelagee:   Carrignagunneen 561mFair Mountain 571.2mStoney Top 714mTonelagee 817mTonelagee NE Top 668mTonelagee South-East Top 546m
NE: Bray & Kilmacanogue:   Bray Head Hill 240mCarrigoona Commons East 242mDowns Hill 372mGreat Sugar Loaf 501.2mLittle Sugar Loaf 342m
NE: Djouce:   Djouce 725.5mKnockree 342mMaulin 570mTonduff 642mTonduff East Top 593mWar Hill 684.8mWhite Hill 631.1m
NE: Fancy:   Ballinafunshoge 480mKanturk 523mKnocknacloghoge 534mLuggala 595mRobber's Pass Hill 508.9mScarr 641mScarr North-West Top 561mSleamaine 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 682mDuff Hill 720mGravale 718mMoanbane 703mMullaghcleevaun 849mMullaghcleevaun East Top 795mSilsean 698m
S: Aughrim Hills:   Cushbawn 400mKilleagh 249mMoneyteige North 427mPreban Hill 389m
S: Croaghanmoira:   Ballinacor Mountain 531mBallycurragh Hill 536mBallyteige 447mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCroaghanmoira 664mCroaghanmoira North Top 575mFananierin 426mSlieve Maan 547.8mSlieve Maan North Top 546.1m
S: Croghan Kinsella:   Annagh Hill 454mCroghan Kinsella 606mCroghan Kinsella East Top 562.1mKilmichael Hill 267mSlievefoore 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 794mLugnaquilla 925mSlievemaan 759m
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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Carriglineen Mountain Hill Sliabh Charraig Linnín A name in Irish (Ir. Sliabh Charraig Linnín [OSI], 'mountain of Carraig Linnín') Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in Carn List, Dark blue-grey slate, phyllite & schist Bedrock

Height: 455m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: T11817 91125
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Longitude: -6.336813, Latitude: 52.959569 , Easting: 311817, Northing: 191125 Prominence: 85m,  Isolation: 2.1km
ITM: 711741 691160,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CrglMn, 10 char: CrglnnMntn
Bedrock type: Dark blue-grey slate, phyllite & schist, (Maulin Formation)

Price suggests that Carriglineen may derive rather from Ir. Carraig Glinnín, 'rock of the little glen'.   Carriglineen Mountain is the 717th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Carriglineen Mountain (<i>Sliabh Charraig Linnín</i>) in area Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: Carriglineen from the north.
 
Fairly steep on three sides with good views.
Short Summary created by simon3  7 Jul 2013
Carriglineen is relatively steep on three sides, the exception being the NE spur. It provides attractive views to the end of the Glenmalure valley. For example it is possible to see the Faninierin-Croaghanmoira-Ballincor group as a whole.

One obvious place to start to reach it is from the Shay Healy memorial at around T1296 9223 A (Point A). It is also possible from the SE using the road that starts at T 115 902 B (Point B). (There is a sign requesting that visitors ring regarding entry, however the owner is happy at responsible walker access).

As of 2013 the forest to the NW is notoriously dense and not recommended. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/604/comment/5363/
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Carriglineen Mountain (<i>Sliabh Charraig Linnín</i>) in area Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: Great views after a short climb
Great views after a short climb
by tmsr  13 Aug 2015
We approached Carriglineen from Kirikee and approached it over a stile from the forest path. It is a handy enough ascent that opens out to a summit area that provides views all around the valleys. Easiest car parking access is from Shay Elliott car park as mentioned before. Could be boggy enough in spots in winter by the looks of it. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/604/comment/18244/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Carriglineen Mountain (<i>Sliabh Charraig Linnín</i>) in area Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: Summit stones
 
Twin peaks
by Colin Murphy  6 May 2019
Followed wicklore's excellent route to both this and Kirikee. Two hours to do both tops. The summit itself is quite ordinary, but some of the views are pretty decent. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/604/comment/20515/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Carriglineen Mountain (<i>Sliabh Charraig Linnín</i>) in area Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: Looking up Glenmalur from Carriglineen
csd on Carriglineen Mountain, 2007
by csd  24 Jun 2007
Having completed Kirikee, I approached Carriglineen from the north as suggested by padodes. While not blessed with quite the same weather, the views up Glenmalur to the Fraughan Rock Glen, Table Mountain, and Corrigasleggaun are very nice indeed. While not quite a circuit, Kirikee and Carriglineen can be done together in under two hours; perfect for a quick summer's evening trot. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/604/comment/2754/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Carriglineen Mountain (<i>Sliabh Charraig Linnín</i>) in area Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: View towards Glenmalure from Carriglineen
 
wicklore on Carriglineen Mountain, 2008
by wicklore  14 Jul 2008
When you cross the road from Shay Elliot Carpark and head through the gate and up the track you come to a crossroads of tracks. Left leads off to Kirikee. The right track leads in about 15 minutes to the summit of Carriglineen. The views are inferior to those from Kirikee in my opinion. However it is possible to watch the Military Road below which entertained me for some reason. I enjoyed picking out the Wicklow Way route on Mullacor and also where it heads towards Slieve Maan. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/604/comment/3214/
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padodes on Carriglineen Mountain, 2008
by padodes  23 Mar 2008
This, I think, is the first photo of Carriglineen on MountainViews. It was taken from the top of Fananierin, looking northwards across the Avonbeg River valley. It shows this small mountain from its most attractive side (Drumgoff nestling at its foot to the left), with its southern flank clearly bearing the marks of its glaciated past, when the ice issuing from Glenmalure ground its way eastwards. From a walker's perspective, it's a rather disappointing mountain, however. Surrounded on three sides by a combination of roads, forest, farmland and human habitation, it cannot easily be included in any meaningful circuit, although David Herman, in his walk guide 'East and South', does manage to link it up with Mullacor. The simplest and least adventurous approach is from the north side, starting close to the Shay Elliot Monument (T 130 921 C). Heading south on a track between Carriglineen and Kirikee Mountain, after about 500 metres a trodden path appears to the right and takes one over gently rising ground to the top of Carriglineen. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/604/comment/2712/
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