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Donegal NW Area
Maximum height for area: 751 metres,   Summits in area: 73,   Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 10, 11, 12, 2, 6 For all tops   Highest summit: Errigal, 751m

Summits in area Donegal NW:
Ballystrang 292mBrown Mountain 224mCark Mountain 364mCraigcannon 357mCroaghegly 245mCroaghmore 278mCrockmore 349mCrocknaneeve 155.9mCulliagh SE Top 369mEdenacarnan 192mGregory Hill 336mKnockalla 363mKnockbrin 259mLoughaskerry 252mLoughsalt Mountain 469mMeenavally 219mMoyle Hill 148mMoylemore (Owey Island) 102mSliabh an tSratha Greadaithe 285mToome 175m
Aranmore:   Cnoc an Iolair (Mullach Thiar) 227m
Derryveagh Mountains:   Aghla Beg 563.9mAghla Beg (South) 602.3mAghla More 581.2mAn Cnoc Fada 485mAn Cnoc Glas 489mAn Eadarna Mhór 416mAn Grogán Mór 457mArdloughnabrackbaddy 472.5mBingorms 578mCnoc Bhealach Gaoithe 480mCnoc na Searrach 495mCró an Locháin 486mCró Bheithe 315mCrockawama 238mCrockfadda 529mCrockfadda E Top 454mCrockfadda North-East Top 502mCrockmulroney 430mCrocknafarragh 517mCrocknafarragh SE Top 470mCruach Leac Chonaill 266mCruach na Sagart 480mDooish 651.5mDooish South-East Top 553.9mDrumnalifferny Mountain 596mErrigal 751mMackoght 555mMaumlack 480mMuckish 667.1mNa Leargacha 470.6mSaggartnadooish 506.4mSaggartnadooish E Top 478.9mSlieve Snaght 678m
Derryveagh Mtns:   Dooish South-West Top 528mDrumnalifferny North-East Top 585m
Fanad:   Ballynabrocky Hill 152mCashelmore 149mCnoc na Boirne 227mDrumavohy Hill 153m
Glendowan Mountains:   Binswilly 337mCnoc an Stualaire 418mFarscallop 420.6mGartan Mountain 357mKinnaveagh 384mLeahanmore 442mMoylenanav 539m
Gweedore:   Carn Traonach 425mCnoc Fola 314mTaobh an Leithid 429m
Horn Head:   Croaghnamaddy 252m
Rosguill:   Cnoc na Sleá 163mGáinne Mór 207m
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Crocknaneeve Hill Donegal County, in Binnion List, Whitish quarztite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 155.9m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 1 Grid Reference: B87827 32040 This summit has been logged as climbed by 6 members. Recently by: jackill, Garmin, chalky, Harry Goodman, wicklore, David-Guenot
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Longitude: -8.191643, Latitude: 55.135404 , Easting: 187827, Northing: 432040 Prominence: 109m,   Isolation: 4.5km
ITM: 587779 932022,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crcknn, 10 char: Crcknnv
Bedrock type: Whitish quarztite with pebble beds, (Ards Quartzite Formation)

Crocknaneeve is the 1451th highest summit in Ireland.

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Small hill, big views .. by group   (Show all for Crocknaneeve)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Crocknaneeve in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: Beautiful sunset with Bloody Foreland in silhoutte
Road was blocked by a frustrated resident
by wicklore  13 Apr 2014
June 2012. Having earlier climbed Bloody Foreland I decided on a last minute jaunt up Crocknaneeve. As the light was fading I took advantage of a minor road/ potholed track to reach a point just below the summit. I left the car at B87820 32438 and walked the short couple of hundred metres up to the summit. The summit area is heather and bog, and has a large cross and an altar. The cross can be powered up and illuminated by dozens of bulbs attached to it, at special religious events I presume. The views from this hill are fabulous, especially at sunset. To the south the whole range from Errigal to the Aghla’s was glowing a beautiful pink as its quartzite caught the last of the suns rays. To the west the setting sun cast Bloody Foreland into silhouette while the sky and sea glowed orange and pink. This is definitely a hill to walk at sunset!

Be warned – when I drove back down I decided to complete the loop of the minor road. I had started on the minor road no problem at B 87888 33001. However when I came down at the other end of the road at B87447 32700 I found a car parked in the middle of the little road, blocking my way. The main road was about 30 feet away. I waited patiently but no one appeared. I knocked on the nearby house and had a difficult conversation with the resident. She told me that this end of the road is not public and that I would have to go back the way I came. I asked her about the large Stations of the Cross points that were situated along the road and asked was it not a public road as clearly it’s well-used for this purpose. She said no, it’s not public, and that she parks her car there to keep people from going up this way. The road is marked as a yellow minor road on the map and would have the appearance of being public. However I had no choice. The main road was literally 10 metres away but I had to turn tail and drive the potholed and difficult 2km back to where I had started. Clearly there are local issues here and this blow-in wasn’t going to get involved! Perhaps this issue will resolve itself to the satisfaction of everyone at some point, but until then avoid trying to head up at B87447 32700, and use the other end of the looped road for access instead. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1343/comment/15998/
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Nice stroll with rewarding views .. by David-Guenot   (Show all for Crocknaneeve)
Fantastic views from this small hill .. by wicklore   (Show all for Crocknaneeve)
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