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Blackstairs Mountains Area
Maximum height for area: 794.4 metres,   Summits in area: 14,   Maximum prominence for area: 706.4 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 68 For all tops   Highest summit: Mount Leinster, 794.4m
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Knockroe Mountain Cnoc Rua A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Rua [PNCC*], 'red hill') Carlow County, in Arderin List, Pale, fine to coarse-grained granite Bedrock

Height: 540m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 68 Grid Reference: S81950 49638 This summit has been logged as climbed by 124 members. Recently by: jackill, liz50, millsd1, Geo, carofurey, strangeweaver, walker26, peter1, Ulsterpooka, muddyboots, Wilderness, Kennyj, frankmc04, ckilm, GSheehy
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -6.7915, Latitude: 52.592247 , Easting: 281950, Northing: 149638 Prominence: 95m,   Isolation: 3km
ITM: 681881 649682,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckr, 10 char: Knockroe
Bedrock type: Pale, fine to coarse-grained granite, (Blackstones Type 2 Equigranular Granite)

Knockroe is the 443rd highest summit in Ireland. Knockroe is the third highest point in county Carlow.

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The Aughnabirsky River provides pleasant companio .. by csd   (Show all for Knockroe)
 
We parked at the forest entrance on the R702 at 8 .. by csd   (Show all for Knockroe)
 
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Picture: Summit of Knockroe with Mount Leinster in background
 
Easy climb for the kids...
by tmsr  4 Jul 2012
Having climbed Mount Leinster, we crossed over from the Nine Stones and waled up to summit of Knockroe. It was very boggy underfoot, not helped in places by evidence of hoof prints - tarmac on Mount Leinster access road was marked with horse dung, so must be stables somewhere nearby!
Quite busy today - even spotted a couple with a toddler taking on the first slope which is very easily accessed from the 9 Stones viewing point. Other kids were using that crest to fly their kites, but no handgliding in the area today.
The cairn at summit is easily reached in about 25 mins ( with kids) and soft ground allows for a bog run on descent. Views are excellent and gives a great perspective across to Mount Leinster. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/376/comment/14705/
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