This has got to be one of the lowest mountains on the site - but still has amazing views from the summit. A quartzite cone (hence the name) standing some difference from its neighbours.Visible from Dublin City and a pleasant hike for a day it is a most recognizable shape. The summit is often windy but the views of the main mountain range,thesea and the city of Dublin are well worth it.
|Best months for climbing:||Jan, Feb, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec|
|Nearest major airport:||Dublin|
NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
There are 2 trip reports for Great Sugar Loaf.
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- Log #20398 - by Robert Bailey on Sep 27, 2006Easy walk/clamber for all ages; allow one hour for ascent and return Ensure you have a clear day as Sugarloaf can easily/quickly get enveloped in mist Great views of Powerscourt and Dublin City to...
- Log #16910 - by Erling Juul on May 13, 2002We flew in from Oslo saturday morning, rented a car at Dublin airport, visited Powerscourt and set out to climb Great Sugar Loaf Mountain which looks very nice from the garden in Powerscourt. We...