|Peak-bagging in Ireland|
Peak-bagging is a popular challenge undertaken by hill walkers in Ireland. The most devoted of these 'peak-baggers' will plan their walking routes exclusively with the aim of maximising the number of peaks they can 'tick off' from a chosen hill list.
Popular Irish hill lists for peak-baggers include:
Ireland's Major Geographical High Points
(The Gribbon list)
The official list of most notable geographical high points in Ireland. The full list of 186 Gribbon locations represents the highest points in 254 named areas and a further 89 unnamed areas. Each location on the full list meets the criteria of at least one of the 8 themed Gribbon sub-lists. Strictly speaking, High Point bagging (Gribboneering) is different from peak-bagging as some Gribbon locations are on slopes rather than summits.
The list of 269 summits in
Ireland with a height of at least 600m above sea level and prominence of at
Irish section of the HEWITTs
The list of 212 summits in Ireland with a height of at least 2,000 feet above sea level and prominence of at least 30m. (HEWITT is an acronym for Hills in England, Wales & Ireland higher than Two Thousand feet.)
Irish section of the Marilyns
The list of 455 summits in Ireland of any height but with prominence of at least 150m.