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Wicklow Area   SE: Wicklow South East Subarea
Place count in area: 115, 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 357mSeskin 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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Carrick Mountain Hill Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in Binnion List, Greywacke & quartzite Bedrock

Height: 381m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: T23262 94066
Place visited by 90 members. Recently by: march-fixer, sofearghail, briankelly, abcd, ei7kh, simoburn, morgan_os, pinchy, Gergrylls, Colin Murphy, conormcbandon, JoHeaney, Gus, GoldCircle, Bunsen7
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Longitude: -6.165502, Latitude: 52.983496 , Easting: 323262, Northing: 194066 Prominence: 174m,  Isolation: 3.4km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 723182 694103,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crc381, 10 char: CrckMnt381
Bedrock type: Greywacke & quartzite, (Bray Head Formation)

The name of this hill is documented in various forms, such as Carrigmurrely in 1756 and Carrickmacreily in 1795. It is fairly certain that the second element is a personal name, but the forms are too diverse to specify which name. Price mentions the possibility that it is Ó Murghaile.   Carrick Mountain is the 990th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/865/
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This is the original summit I climbed on Carrick. .. by wicklore   (Show all for Carrick Mountain )
 
I started at the same point as wicklore, and used .. by csd   (Show all for Carrick Mountain )
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Carrick Mountain  in area Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: Local 100 complete
 
So good I climbed it twice
by eamonoc  8 Nov 2013
After climbing Collon earlier on in the day I completed my local 100 with an ascent of Carrick Mountain, I started at Coillte entrance as mentioned by wicklore T246960 A (Point F). I followed the muddy path uphill, narrow at first with pleny of evidence of horse riding (hoof prints everywhere), this path zig zagged uphill and using OS sheet 56 I evetually reached the 6 way junction as mentioned by simon3. At this junction I could see the southern most rocky outcrop uphill and there was a clear path here leading up to it, from the junction I headed steeply up towards the rocky outcrop, this took about 5mins, upon reaching this point I looked up to my right and saw another rocky outcrop with a stone cairn, there was a clear path up to it. Here at the cairn I was starting to congratulate myself on completing my local 100 when I spied another higher rocky top about 100mts to the north, there was no path towards it. I made my way down into the surrounding dense forest heading in the general direction of the actual summit, eventually about 8mins later I made it to the summit trig point. Fabulous views in all directions from here. I clapped myself on the back and headed in the general direction I had come from, again heading into dense forest, imagine my surprise when about 5mins later I emerged from the forest and onto the summit of Carrick for a second time. I have to admit I had no compass with me! but after a few sweaty moments ploughing through dense forest once again I eventually made my way back to the outcrop with the stone cairn. I followed my upward route back out to the forest entrance without any difficulties. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/865/comment/15253/
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View of Croaghanmoira from Carrick .. by eugeneryan959   (Show all for Carrick Mountain )
 
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