Great Sugar Loaf Mountain dominates the skyline as you drive south from Dublin into Wicklow. This unique mountains stands apart from the rest of the upland and is instantly recognisable by its conical shape. The route starts in a car park on Red Lane under a concrete arch. The obvious track leads you up onto a shoulder where the track turns right with loose rock underfoot. A steep climb brings you to the summit. Return the same route.
Estimated time: 1hr
Total height climbed: 200m
Highest point: 500m
Terrain underfoot: Mountain track
Suitable for: families and adults.
Notes: not suitable for pushchairs. Dogs must be kept on leads at all times. Upper section is steep and needs care especially when descending.
How to get to start point: Red Lane car park