Walk in Ireland, Wicklow Lugnaquilla, ascent 825m, length 14.8km
Welcome to MountainViews
If you want to use the website often please enrol (quick and free) at top right.
Zoom: ??
For more map options click on any overview map area or any detail map feature.
Find Suggested Walks
Find hill, mountain, island, coastal feature.

Recent Contributions
Get Notifications

Castlequin: A mixed bag

Heavens Above

Track # 2900

Portugal: Walk from Foz to Porto Centre

Geokaun: Drive time

Bray Head: One of the best short hikes in Ireland.


Bolus: Fine views

Eagles Hill: A lesser visited summit on the Iveragh peninsula

Cooley Mountains: Barnavave

Baraveha: Windfarm or way marked trail?

War Hill: Clear day on a neglected summit.

Conditions and Info
Use of MountainViews is governed by conditions.
General information about the site is here.
Opinions in material here are not necessarily endorsed by MountainViews.
Hillwalking is a risk sport. Information in comments, walks or shared GPS tracks may not be accurate for example as regards safety or access permission. You are responsible for your safety and your permission to walk see conditions.
Credits and list definitions are listed here Credits
Video display
donalhunt: Track 2169 in area near Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland)
Lugnaquilla (Glen of Imaal Route 2)
Length: 14.8km, Creator time taken: 3h21m, Ascent: 825m,
Descent: 654m

Places: Start at S98282 92960, Lugnaquilla, end at S99030 92719 786m E from Start
Logged as completed by 1
Picked up a copy of the up-to-date OS map from the Military Information Centre before setting off from Fenton's Pub.

Following the lane, another walker and myself quickly came to a hikers gate and started the ascent up Camarahill (probably at a pace that was too fast). After Camarahill we continued to follow the military range markers / other signs of the path at a slower pace. The ground was relatively dry after the weekend of sunshine we had.

As we neared the summit, the clouds that had been forming drifted over Lug ruining the view (visibility was fine) - typical of Lug. We didn't stay long at the top - departing back the way we had came.

Descent was brisk and allowed us time to enjoy the silence of the glen and take a few photos.

Weather conditions: Superb.
Time: 2.5 hrs ascent; 1.5 hours descent.

Uploaded on: Tue, 7 May 2013 (17:24:35)
Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/track/2169/  
To download GPS tracks you must be enrolled and logged in. See "Login or enrol", top right - quick and easy.

Note: ALL information such as Ascent, Length and Creator time taken etc should be regarded as approximate. The creator's comments are opinions and may not be accurate or still correct.
Your time to complete will depend on your speed plus break time and your mode of transport. For walkers: Naismith's rule, a rough and often inaccurate estimate, suggests a time of 4h 20m + time stopped for breaks
Note: It is up to you to ensure that your route is appropriate for you and your party to follow bearing in mind all factors such as safety, weather conditions, experience and access permission.

OSi logo OSNI/LPS logo
Some mapping:
Open Street Map
(Various variations used.)
British summit data courtesy:
Database of British & Irish Hills
(Creative Commons Licence)
MountainViews.ie, a Hill-walking Website for the island of Ireland. 11 Million Visitors Per Year. 1300 Contributors.