Maulin

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For the novelist, see Olivier Maulin.
Maulin
Málainn
Maulin.jpg
North face
Highest point
Elevation 570 m (1,870 ft) [1]
Prominence 70[1] m (230 ft)
Coordinates 53°09′22″N 6°13′50″W / 53.15611°N 6.23056°W / 53.15611; -6.23056Coordinates: 53°09′22″N 6°13′50″W / 53.15611°N 6.23056°W / 53.15611; -6.23056
Naming
Translation High or sloping ground (Irish)
Pronunciation Irish: [ˈmˠaːɫ̪ən̠ʲ ]
Geography
Maulin is located in island of Ireland
Maulin
Maulin
Location in Ireland
Location Wicklow, Republic of Ireland
Parent range Wicklow Mountains
OSI/OSNI grid O184130
Topo map OSi Discovery 56
Climbing
Easiest route Off Wicklow Way, from east

Maulin (Irish: Málainn, meaning "High or sloping ground") is a hill located in the northeastern section of the Wicklow Mountains, close to the border with County Dublin.

Access to the summit[edit]

The mountain can be found on a side trail off the main Wicklow Way. It is readily accessible via well-marked trails from Crone Wood carpark, located south-west of Enniskerry. The summit offers spectacular views of the northern part of the Wicklow hills, including The Great Sugar Loaf and Djouce Mountain.

The route to the summit is waymarked for the use of hillwalkers.

Knockree An Óige youth hostel is located just below the summit.

Much of the north face is forested with a Sitka spruce plantation, known as Crone Wood.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Maulin , mountainviews.ie