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Wicklow Area   NW: Blessington Subarea
Place count in area: 115, OSI/LPS Maps: 28B, 55, 56, 61, 62, AWW, EW-DM, EW-LG, EW-WE, EW-WS 
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 East Top 677.3mCamaderry Mountain 698.6mConavalla 734mTomaneena 682.4m
Cen: Glendalough South:   Carriglineen Mountain 456.6mCullentragh Mountain 510mDerrybawn Mountain 476.1mKirikee Mountain 474.5mLugduff 653.2mLugduff SE Top 638mMullacor 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 238.9mCarrigoona Commons East 242mDowns Hill 372.9mGreat Sugar Loaf 501.2mLittle Sugar Loaf 342.4m
NE: Djouce:   Djouce 725.5mKnockree 342.1mMaulin 570mTonduff 642mTonduff East Top 593mWar Hill 684.8mWhite Hill 631.1m
NE: Fancy:   Ballinafunshoge 480mKanturk 527.4mKnocknacloghoge 532.4mLuggala 593.3mRobber's Pass Hill 508.9mScarr 640mScarr North-West Top 559.8mSleamaine 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 682.4mDuff Hill 720.8mGravale 719mMoanbane 703mMullaghcleevaun 846.7mMullaghcleevaun East Top 796mSilsean 698m
S: Aughrim Hills:   Cushbawn 400mKilleagh 249mMoneyteige North 427mPreban Hill 389m
S: Croaghanmoira:   Ballinacor Mountain 529.3mBallycurragh Hill 536mBallyteige 447mCarrickashane Mountain 508mCroaghanmoira 662.3mCroaghanmoira North Top 579.5mFananierin 426mSlieve Maan 547.8mSlieve Maan North Top 546.1m
S: Croghan Kinsella:   Annagh Hill 454mCroghan Kinsella 606mCroghan Kinsella East Top 562.1mSlievefoore 414m
S: Shillelagh Hills:   Lakeen 357mMonaughrim 206mSeskin 344mStookeen 420m
S: Tinahely Hills:   Ballycumber Hill 429.7mEagle Hill 296mMuskeagh Hill 398.2m
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 652.3mBenleagh 689mCamenabologue 758mCamenabologue SE Top 663mCloghernagh 800mCorrigasleggaun 794.6mLugnaquilla 924.7mSlievemaan 759.7m
W: Donard:   Brewel Hill 222mChurch Mountain 544mCorriebracks 531mLobawn 636mSlievecorragh 418mSugarloaf 552mTable Mountain 701.7mTable Mountain West Top 563m

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Slieveroe Hill , also Slieve Ruagh an extra EastWest name in English Kildare County in Leinster Province, in Binnion List, Chloritic, feldspathic greywacke Bedrock

Height: 332m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 56 Grid Reference: N95283 14137
Place visited by 48 members. Recently by: michaelseaver, hibby, Carolineswalsh, Ansarlodge, Dee68, SenanFoley, srr45, Beti13, march-fixer, ivanski72, blessobilly, oreills8, mountainmike, Colin Murphy, Grumbler
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Longitude: -6.575961, Latitude: 53.169464 , Easting: 295283, Northing: 214137 Prominence: 100m,  Isolation: 6.2km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 695211 714167,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slvr, 10 char: Slieveroe
Bedrock type: Chloritic, feldspathic greywacke, (Glen Ding Formation)

Slieveroe is the 1094th highest place in Ireland. Slieveroe is the second highest point in county Kildare.

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Picture: Get through that!
 
The Great Wall of Wicklow Gorse
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy  13 Aug 2019
Park at N953 137 starA, at the entrance to a small cul de sac. 100m along this on the left there is a gate, leading to a nettled track of sorts, although this is quite navigable. Cross a fence at the end into a sloping grassy field that takes you up to a wall of gorse. This is almost impenetrable. The gorse is 2m high and about 5m deep, and towards the end there is also a tangle of briars and a barbed wire fence to contend with. Bring a secateurs (really) or some cutting instrument, wear gloves and long sleeves. If you get through that, it is an easy stroll to a trig pillar in a grassy forest clearing. Car to summit takes about 15 minutes, depending on your dealings with the gorse wall. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1111/comment/15355/
 
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Picture: Summit of Slievroe
No secateurs required
by hibby  23 Mar 2024
I came prepared. Having read previous comments about the great impenetrable wall of gorse, I brought a secateurs and a pair of tough gardening gloves. Neither were needed.

We followed the route described in previous comments. The gate is in poor condition, so it's inadvisable to try to climb it as the bars may not bear your weight. Untie the rope and walk through.

Walking across the field, we came to the formerly impenetrable line of gorse, which is now much reduced. We stepped over the fence into the summit area, which is quite agreeable. The summit trig point stands in a square grassy area, bounded on three sides by trees. While the trees block the view of the lake from the summit itself, they create a feeling of seclusion as well as shelter from the wind.

Total distance car to car was 1 km, and it took us about 25 minutes in total. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1111/comment/24160/
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Picture: Blessington Lakes in all their splendour
 
Take the long view
by Colin Murphy  13 Aug 2019
Slieveroe may not be the most exciting of tops, (unless you call being torn to shreds by gorse exciting) but it does have one saving grace - it presents a wonderful view of the Blessington Lakes. Beyond that, it is purely for the baggers. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1111/comment/20622/
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Picture: Another mast another blast
Here we go
by eamonoc  13 Jan 2014
Before the revised Mtviews list I was able to look at OS Sheet 56 safely tucked away and fully ticked. Now its back to the (ticking) drawing board, Slieveroe overlooking Blessington on the western fringe of the Wicklow Mts seemed a likely place to start. I parked at N953 137 starA, at the entrance to a small cul de sac enough room here for one car The top of the hill is clearly visible from here. The access road to this point is a very narrow rough but driveable road. From the car I walked up the Cul de sac after about 100mts there is a derelict farmhouse for sale. Just opposite this on the left there is an old red gate which gave access to a rough field, I crossed this field to a wire fence, which was easliy crossed into another field, and headed uphill to the edge of a small forest and an area of gorse bushes, another fence had to be crossed here, which led to the summit trig point. Great views here over Blessington Lakes to Mulaghcleevaun. I met no one to ask about access. Total time taken from car to car 11mins 30 secs, and a distance of 800mts. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1111/comment/15778/
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