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Knockrower Mountain Cnoc Ramhar A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Cnoc Ramhar [PDT], 'fat hill') Kerry County, in Arderin List, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 554m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V93748 78454 This summit has been logged as climbed by 39 members. Recently by: eflanaga, hivisibility, melohara, eoghancarton, chalky, Colin Murphy, frankmc04, johnstna, Onzy, simoburn, omurchu, mcrtchly, kernowclimber, DenisMc, suiladoir
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Longitude: -9.546044, Latitude: 51.948564 , Easting: 93748, Northing: 78454 Prominence: 59m,   Isolation: 1.3km
ITM: 493721 578514,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckrw, 10 char: Knockrower
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

Named Péicín on the Discovery map, but this seems an error.   Knockrower is the 409th highest summit in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/354/
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Good approach from the west .. by group   (Show all for Knockrower)
 
Just a photo to put Knockrower in perspective. It .. by john_desmond   (Show all for Knockrower)
 
Rough Wild Wet .. by ciarraioch   (Show all for Knockrower)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockrower in area Mangerton, Ireland
Picture: The stiff, with inset, blood from the fatal blow, but what was the motive???
 
The mystery of the dead sheep
by Colin Murphy  24 Apr 2015
Trudging head down towards the summit, I literally almost fell over a dead sheep. What was strange was the fact that it seemed to have died in the last few hours and I couldn't figure out how. Rigor mortis had set in (as evidenced by the sheep's stiffly and horizontally protruding legs and there was a fresh pool of blood under its head (inset, for the less squeamish of you!). There were no signs of a predator attack and it looked like it had fallen from a height, except that where it fell was a fairly gentle grassy/rocky slope, ruling out that possibility. Having pondered the mystery for a couple of minutes, I decided it was as well I never pursued crime detection as a career. The unfortunate beast's demise will have to remain a mystery for ever, unless some sleuth out there can suggest a possible cause! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/354/comment/17946/
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I approached Knockrower from the South-East , ski .. by john_desmond   (Show all for Knockrower)
 
Knockrower offers plenty of choice of route from .. by dbloke   (Show all for Knockrower)
 
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