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Wicklow Area   NE: Fancy 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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Sleamaine Hill Sliabh Meáin A name in Irish Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in Carn List, Dark blue-grey slate, phyllite & schist Bedrock

Height: 430m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O17000 05508
Place visited by 95 members. Recently by: oreills8, strangeweaver, eugeneryan959, abcd, Grumbler, Colin Murphy, Pepe, briankelly, melohara, Niamhq, GoldCircle, bryanjbarry, pinchy, grzywaczmarcin, jgfitz
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Longitude: -6.254259, Latitude: 53.087702 , Easting: 317000, Northing: 205508 Prominence: 42m,  Isolation: 1.3km
ITM: 716940 705547,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slmn, 10 char: Sleamaine
Bedrock type: Dark blue-grey slate, phyllite & schist, (Maulin Formation)

Sleamaine is the 804th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/690/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Sleamaine (<i>Sliabh Meáin</i>) in area Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: Knocknocloge as seen from top
 
Simple to reach, easier to leave.
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy  16 May 2019
Park at the entrance to the Wicklow Way - O 17327 06289 A. Follow track for about 6-700m until you encounter a sharp bend and the forest begins on your right. Follow the edge of this forest west for several hundred metres, and then turn south, continuing along the edge of the forest, following a fence. Where fence turns left (east), you will see the broad mound of the summit ahead. You can pick up a narrow track directly opposite the corned of the forest, which will take you virtually all the way to the top. The top is unmarked and featureless, basically a broad, heathery rise, but offers good views to the west. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/690/comment/5449/
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Sleamaine (<i>Sliabh Meáin</i>) in area Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: View SW from the uninspiring top of Sleamaine.
Easy, when you know the way!
by Harry Goodman  1 Jun 2012
Heading home from a day's walking in Wiclow on 28 May 2012 I decided to go and visit two hills that can be approached from the Wicklow Way near L Tay, Sleamaine and Ballinafunshoge. I parked to the side of the forest entrance near the Pier Gates and signed for the Wicklow Way O 1732706289 A, and as suggested by csd walked along the track to O 1720505915 B to access a forest ride that would give me "easy" access to the top. Not so, things have changed since csd was there in July 2007, in particular the trees have been harvested between the road and the quoted access point/forest ride. However as I could see evidence of a track going up the line of what previously would have been a forest ride I decided to plough on! The area is covered with the remains of debris from harvesting the trees and progress along called for much clambering over same for about 200m to the end of the forest and open ground. Once there it was relatively easy to make progress left (SSW) along the forest edge and pick up a narrow but distinct path that could be followed along to the unmarked top of the hill on a flat heather covered area O1699505505 C. On retracing my steps back along the forest edge, about 250m along, I passed an obvious path O1701105755 D going off to my right (SE) and followed it down for some 400m to return to the Wicklow Way track. While some felling has taken place in this area there were no obstructions on the path (May 2012) to hinder progress. For anyone wishing to go to the top I would there fore recommend the use of this path, some 700m along from the start, at O 1740205653 E to gain "easy" access to the top of this hill. Once back at the Wicklow way I could have made a simple turn to the left and back to the start but as I also wanted to include Ballinafunshoge in my walk I turned right (S) and followed the track for about 2k in search of an access point. But that is another storey, for another place! Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/690/comment/6839/
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dhmiriam on Sleamaine, 2007
by dhmiriam  6 Dec 2007
Sleamaine, to the ear very much resembles, the gaelic word sleamhain (pl) sleamhna) which means slippery, smooth or sleek, (ag sleamhnu - meaning to slip or slide). Just add water.... as the recipe puts it, and one may not be too wide of the mark. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/690/comment/2914/
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padodes on Sleamaine, 2007
by padodes  10 Dec 2007
Not the most impressive top in Wicklow, but it does have the redeeming grace of affording one of the best views of Lough Tay and Luggala (Fancy) to the north, as can be seen in the photo. The etymology of the name itself seems to have stumped Mountain Views, and a wider search on the Internet drew a blank as well. In his "East and South" walk guide, David Herman describes a full five-hour, low-level circuit of Lough Dan, which includes Sleamaine and Ballinafunshoge. Be aware, though, that to find a suitable place to cross the Inchavore River, you may have to walk a good distance up the valley between Kanturk and Knocknacloghoge. As I found to my discomfort one late evening, it tends to carry a lot of water, even after a spell of dry weather. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/690/comment/2913/
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djouce on Sleamaine, 2008
by djouce  23 Mar 2008
Sleamaine is just a short walk from the entrance to the Wicklow Way near Guinness gates O173 063 F. Park at the entrance to the Wicklow way and walk a short distance through the trees to the edge of the wood. Follow the edge of the forestry plantation until you get to Sleamaine (which is an undistinguished summit but has good views to the west). Continue along the edge of the forestry plantation to Ballinafunshoge. There is an east-west ride from the boundary which goes to or near the summit (which I could not locate for certain among the trees) Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/690/comment/3014/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Sleamaine (<i>Sliabh Meáin</i>) in area Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: The view over to Tonelagee from the summit of Sleamaine.
csd on Sleamaine, 2007
by csd  15 Jul 2007
Sleamaine is easily reached from the forestry entrance near Pier Gates. After about 250 metres, turn right at the forest ride at O17205 05915 B, which will bring you up on to the open ground west of the forest. There are some nice views over to Knocknacloghogue and Luggala, spoiled only by the power line that runs along the ridge. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/690/comment/2771/
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