Carrick Mountain facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCarrick Mountain
Carrick from the SW
|Elevation||381 m (1,250 ft)|
|Language of name||Irish|
|Parent range||Wicklow Mountains|
|Topo map||OSi Discovery 56|
|Easiest route||Glenealy village, from southeast|
The mountain rises directly above the village of Glenealy on the R752, midway between Rathnew and Rathdrum. The mountain is, bar a few large rocky knolls, completely covered in forest.
Access to the summit
There is a network of forest roads on the hill, with long straights, steeps slopes, and hair-pin bends; the forest roads, with their sand and gravel surfaces, ascend to within 100 m of the summit. It is a popular location for car rallying (official and unofficial).
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