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Wicklow Area   NW: Mullaghcleevaun Subarea
Place count in area: 116, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW 
Highest place:
Lugnaquilla, 924.7m
Maximum height for area: 924.7 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 905 metres,

Places in area Wicklow:
Cen: Glendalough North:   Brockagh Mountain 556.9mBrockagh Mountain NW Top 549.5mBrockagh Mountain SE Top 471.7mCamaderry Mountain 698.6mCamaderry South East Top 677.3mConavalla 734mTomaneena 682.4m
Cen: Glendalough South:   Carriglineen Mountain 455mCullentragh Mountain 510mDerrybawn Mountain 476.1mKirikee Mountain 474mLugduff 652mLugduff SE Top 637mMullacor 660.7mTrooperstown Hill 430m
N Cen: Tonelagee:   Carrignagunneen 561mFair Mountain 571.2mStoney Top 713.7mTonelagee 815.8mTonelagee E Top 668mTonelagee South-East Top 545.8m
NE: Bray & Kilmacanogue:   Bray Head Hill 240mCarrigoona Commons East 242mDowns Hill 372mGreat Sugar Loaf 501.2mLittle Sugar Loaf 342.4m
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 640mScarr 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 783.2mCorrigasleggaun 794mLugnaquilla 924.7mSlievemaan 759m
W: Donard:   Brewel Hill 222mChurch Mountain 544mCorriebracks 531mLobawn 636mSlievecorragh 418mSugarloaf 552mTable Mountain 701.7mTable Mountain West Top 563m

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Gravale Mountain Droibhéal A name in Irish (Ir. Droibhéal [PNCW], 'difficult passage') Wicklow County in Leinster Province, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Granite with microcline phenocrysts Bedrock

Height: 718m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: O10490 09420
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Longitude: -6.350262, Latitude: 53.124064 , Easting: 310490, Northing: 209420 Prominence: 123m,  Isolation: 1.6km
ITM: 710416 709440,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Grvl, 10 char: Gravale
Bedrock type: Granite with microcline phenocrysts, (Type 2p microcline porphyritic)

Eoin Mac Neill believed that the name Drobeóil, mentioned in the Metrical Dindshenchas and seemingly referring to a pass, had survived in the mountain name Gravale (JRSAI lxv, 14). On Nevill's map of 1760 the high ground W of Gravale is marked as Lavarna. Price says that this is pronounced Lavarnia and is derived from Leath-Bhearna. On the Downshire Estate map of 1806 Lavarna Gap is marked on the ridge above Lavarney Spout, between Gravale and Duff Hill. Price comments that this was a route from Lough Dan to Blessington.   Gravale is the 100th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Gravale (<i>Droibhéal</i>) in area Wicklow, Ireland
Picture: Gravale from the SE
 
A rounded boggy top on the Sally Gap to Mullaghcleevaun ridge
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy, markmjcampion, simon3  25 Nov 2020
Although comparitively high, Gravale lacks much excitement although views particularly to the south towards Laragh and SW towards Mullaghcleevaun are worthwhile.
NE. From the NE park near the Sally Gap (O13040 10971 A). Ascend Carrigvore by heading a couple of hundred metres down the road to the NW, all the time keeping an eye out for a fairly obvious track to the left. After summiting Carrigvore drop down to its SW col before ascending to the top of Gravale. Allow 1.5 hrs to the summit.
SE. For a quick route up start at O12045 08287 B on the road south out of the Sally Gap. Allow 45 mins+
S. There is also parking at O11366 07319 C and there is a fairly quick route to the summit from here too. Follow track/1478 for an easy 7k loop with 435m ascent.
NW Access is also possible by starting at the Coronation Plantation. Park near O09693 13564 D and follow the river due south to approx. O09643 11878 E before heading up the feint NNW spur of Gravale. There's a couple of hours walking in this as the ground underfoot can be heathery and tussocky.
Track/2821 and track/2355 are long multi-peak loops with lots of ascent and track/4284 is a long linear track that would require a car split. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/97/comment/4857/
 
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