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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

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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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Choose your route well for a forested summit.
Short Summary created by simon3, kernowclimber, mcrtchly  16 Sep 2012
Seen from the N11, Carrick Mountain looks a deceptively easy climb. There is no totally easy route because there are no forest roads leading to the summit. Read the suggestions here or you may find that you are deep in unpleasant forestry.

Possibly the quickest approach is from a forest entrance at T21899 93543 A as shown in Track 2078. Go initially south and then NE towards the summit.

Another approach is to take the forest track from Glenealy to the south. The entrance (T239927 B) is reached by taking the R752 from Rathnew and turning right in Glenealy village, crossing the river and then turning left past the church. Space for one car can be found at T241925 C beneath some trees. Walk westwards to the forest entrance and turn right along a forest road which passes through a mixed plantation and which soon switches back southwards at the first hairpin bend. 250m after the hairpin another road is met; turn right and follow this for 90m until a track (T239931 D) can be taken on the left. Follow this uphill until a 6 way junction is encountered. At the junction continue uphill in same direction as before until the route turns right and contours the hill in a northwards direction. Follow this track to a clear fell area of forest and a turn out. Turn left here up the hillside again until the track turns sharp right. At this point turn left and head for the edge of the forest, keeping a rock outcrop on your right. Pass through the forest to a more open area of wind felled trees which soon leads over a couple of rocky outcrops to the summit. The ascent takes about 60-70 minutes. Return takes about 50mins. This route avoids the crawls and nasty vegetation of other routes.

A third route starts at T24572 96006 E to the NE and is shown in Track 1291.

The summit has a trig pillar sitting on a knob of quartzite which is not forested. The bare rock is extremely slippery when wet. Views are not extensive. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/865/comment/5624/
 
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