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Wicklow Area   Cen: Glendalough North 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

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Conavalla Mountain Ceann an Bhealaigh A name in Irish (Ir. Ceann an Bhealaigh [PNCW*], 'head of the road/pass') Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Dark slate-schist, quartzite & coticule Bedrock

Height: 734m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: T03970 97153
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Longitude: -6.451457, Latitude: 53.0151 , Easting: 303970, Northing: 197153 Prominence: 109m,  Isolation: 1.8km
ITM: 703906 697166,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Cnv734, 10 char: Conavalla
Bedrock type: Dark slate-schist, quartzite & coticule, (Butter Mountain Formation)

The second part of the name refers to the old road (bealach) which led from the west over the mountains into Glendalough.   Conavalla is the 87th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/86/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Conavalla (<i>Ceann an Bhealaigh</i>) in area Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: Conavalla from the south
 
Lonely top well defended by navigationally tricky land & sucking bog.
Short Summary created by markmjcampion, simon3  21 Dec 2020
Conavalla has a plain, lonely place at the head of the Glenmalure valley. It's a boggy expanse that lies on both the circuits of Glenmalure and Glendalough with good Wicklow views from Lug up to Tonelegee.
SE. Park at Barravore T06606 94182 A from where you proceed NW up forest tracks. Aim for T03491 96277 B from where an ascent can easily be made now that much of the forestry is gone. 6k 1.5-2hrs
NE. Park near the Wicklow Gap at O07626 00175 C, walk the road to Turlough Hill and past Lough Firrib. From here the route is notoriously difficult in misty conditions without a GPS. When wet, which is to say often, the flattish region around 350 to 700m to the NE of the summit has perhaps the worst bog in Wicklow.
To avoid much of the bog, head along the traditional route over the disused quarry towards Lough Firrib on 296 degrees, stop at the rocks (T:06045 98347 D ) which precede the descent into the Turlough-Firrib boggy arena. From here head resolutely on 246 degrees downwards, then over a shoulder and down to the Glenealo river, and then upwards to Conavalla. Allow 2 – 3 hrs
N. From the N start either at O02041 01435 E or O03746 02212 F and head up the Glenreemore valley before ascending steeply to Art's Cross T03789 98934 G. Head on to Three Lakes O03213 96205 H and then up the NW spur of Conavalla. 3hrs+
Track/2090 is a winter-only [frozen bog] route from the NE
Track/3368 is an 18k loop of the head of Glenmalure while track/2334 is a 26k version. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/86/comment/4846/
 
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Surrounded by sucking bogs, Conavalla can take qu .. by csd   (Show all for Conavalla (Ceann an Bhealaigh))
 
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