|Tóin le Gaoith|
Tonelagee from Wicklow Gap road heading east
|Elevation||817 m (2,680 ft)|
|Prominence||202 m (663 ft)|
|Translation||back-side to the wind (Irish)|
|Location||County Wicklow, Republic of Ireland|
|Parent range||Wicklow Mountains|
|Topo map||OSi Discovery 56|
|Easiest route||From a car park at the top of nearby Glenmacnas Waterfall (on the Sally Gap side) where there are routes to the summit on either side of the lake and stream.|
The mountain lies just north of the high point of the Wicklow Gap in the centre of the Wicklow Mountains. Tonelagee is the third highest of the Wicklow Mountains and the 33rd highest peak in Ireland. From the summit the distinctive heart-shaped Lough Ouler is visible on the eastern side of the mountain. During a sunrise or on a clear day, towards the east one can see Snowdonia in Wales, at a distance of about 90 miles.
Access to the summit
- "Tóin le Gaoith". Placenames Database of Ireland. Dublin City University. Retrieved November 30, 2016.
- Mountain Views (retrieved 7 April 2007)
- Wicklow Mountains National Park Lough Ouler (retrieved 7 April 2007)
- "Tonelagee Mountain". mountainviews.ie. Retrieved November 30, 2016.
- Dillon, Paddy (2013). The Mountains of Ireland: A Guide to Walking the Summits. Cicerone Press Limited. pp. 35–36. ISBN 9781849659512. Retrieved 2016-12-08.
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