Lugnaquilla - 22nd Oct
Hike Wicklow's highest peak; Lugnaquilla
Baravore Car Park- Fraughan Rock Glen - Lugnaquilla - Cloghernagh - Arts Lough
Route takes approx 6hrs and covers around 16.5km. Total height gain approx. 900m
The group will meet at 0930am at Baravore car park in the Glenmalure Valley, we will start steadily and then begin our uphill ascent alongside the Fraughan Rock Glen. We continue on this Path towards the summit, a continuous steady climb until we reach our Summit, at 925m the highest in Co. Wicklow.
After summit photos the descent begins. We head towards Cloghernagh, and back towards Baravore and Arts Lough. A steeper descent into Arts Lough, skirting around the lake and back over the Fraughan Rock Glen rejoining the track back to Baravore Car Park.
What do you need to bring?
- Waterproof walking boots with good ankle support
- Waterproof Jacket & trousers (The Irish weather can be very unpredictable!)
- Comfortable clothes to walk in (no jeans)
- Warm layer
- Lunch & Snacks
- 1.5-2lts of water
- Comfortable rucksack
- Any medication needed e.g. Inhaler
If you have any questions regarding the hike or start point please don't hesitate to get in touch.
Meeting Location - Baravore Carpark
Travelling along the old Military Road from Laragh towards Glenmalure. You will travel down a steep section of road before arriving at the crossroads at Glenmalure Valley. Turn right here and drive 5 km to the end of the road. Baravore carpark is just where the road fords the Avonbeg River
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