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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 242mCloghnagaune 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 NW 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 657mMullaghcleevaun 849mMullaghcleevaun East Top 795mMuskeagh 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 668mTonelagee South-East Top 546mTrooperstown Hill 430mWar Hill 684.8mWhite Hill 631.1m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Slievemaan Mountain Sliabh Meáin A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Meáin [OSI], 'middle mountain') Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Dark slate-schist, quartzite & coticule Bedrock

Height: 759m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: T01756 90819
Place visited by 410 members. Recently by: Louise.Nolan, Edmo, Glanman2, Plomcg, ShaneMaher, GerryCarroll, RockyCaver, Teresa-ms, Fjon, karoloconnor, LauraG, nevgeoran, colmo23, chairmanmiah, eoghancarton
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Longitude: -6.48655, Latitude: 52.958839 , Easting: 301756, Northing: 190819 Prominence: 54m,  Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 701683 690856,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slvmn, 10 char: Slievemaan
Bedrock type: Dark slate-schist, quartzite & coticule, (Butter Mountain Formation)

There are two peaks in South Wicklow of this name, though the other, near Croaghanmoira, is written in English as two words.   Slievemaan is the 71st highest place in Ireland.

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Follow this place's comments Picture about mountain Slievemaan in area Dublin/Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: Slievemaan from Ballineddin Mountain
can be part of a nice circuit.
Short Summary created by wicklore  3 Apr 2013
Slievemaan is doubly disadvantaged. Firstly it is overshadowed (literally) by the highest summit in Leinster, Lugnaquillia, which gains the majority of attention from hillwalkers to these parts. Secondly Slievemaan is just not that exciting a summit. It is boggy, has no dramatic geology and is really just a stop on the way elsewhere. On the redeeming side, it is the 70th highest summit in Ireland, has fine views of nearby Lugnaquillia and it forms part of a fine circuit taking in Lugnaquillia, Slievemaan and Ballineddin Mountains.

One option is to complete a circuit of the Slaney River valley. Start S97310 93557 A (Fentons Pub) and head along the road to join a trail at S98438 92935 B. From here follow the trail over Camarahill towards the summit of Lugnaquillia. At S01962 915 C 60 either contour around south to the col between Lugnaquillia and Slievemaan at T02217 91190 D, or continue up to Lugnaquillia and then come back down to the col. It’s an easy pull up to Slievemaan, although the col will be terribly wet and boggy on all but the most frozen of days. Enjoy the views from Slievemaan and its tiny cairn at T01756 90820 E. A trail will bring you on over the bog down and up to Ballineddin Mountain. You can pick your way down to the road at S98570 91435 F. From here follow the road/tracks back to Fentons Pub.

The round trip, including Lugnaquillia, can take 6.5 hours and is 15.89kms long. Linkback: Picture about mountain Slievemaan in area Dublin/Wicklow, Ireland
simon3 on Slievemaan, 2003
by simon3  2 Jun 2003
I can agree with csd's comment of 27 April. This is some of the worst high level damage in Wicklow caused, not by hillwalkers, but by bikers or quad bikers. The photo shows the damage to the ground between Slievemaan and Lugnaquillia. So bad is the damage that even after comparatively dry weather it was prudent not to walk on the ground. This is a recent phenomenom. Although it was always a bit wet here, it was easily crossable. Not any more or at least not after rain. I would advise anyone crossing between Slievemaan and Lugnaquillia to beware of the danger of getting stuck. Linkback:
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csd on Slievemaan, 2003
by csd  27 Apr 2003
Unfortunately the area around Slievemaan is beginning to get quite scarred by individuals on quad bikes. Nice views of the South Prison on the way up from Aughavanna - almost enough to make up for the long slog up from that direction! Linkback:
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simon3 on Slievemaan, 2003
by simon3  2 Jun 2003
The summit of Slievemaan has great views to the south, though not on the day this picture was taken. The picture shows the mini-cairn in front of the impressive bulk of Lugnaquillia. The summit of Lugnaquillia is less than 200m above this point. It can't be seen because it is quite far back from the skyline, across a broad shoulder known as Percy's Table. Linkback:
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berber on Slievemaan, 2002
by berber  29 Aug 2002
29-8-2002:In descending south west to get to the road I would advise walkers to walk on the rough ground between the two incised streams. These become more obvious as you descend. Rather than descend to where they join, work right so that you traverse the hill on your right about 300 metres above the junction. This helps in finding the track which serves the houses just out of sight to the west and reduces the number of walls to be crossed. Linkback:
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petelunn on Slievemaan, 2004
by petelunn  1 Jun 2004
The mud between Slievemaan and Lug mentioned by others is very severe. We nearly got stuck in wet weather, but eventually managed to get round it on the east side. We couldn't find a way through on the west at all. After descending via Camarahill we had to cross Little Slaney river after several hours persistent rain - not at all easy. One of us waded across. Best to do the circuit so that it's left until last. Linkback:
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