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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 123 members. Recently by: liz50, millsd1, Geo, carofurey, strangeweaver, walker26, peter1, Ulsterpooka, muddyboots, Wilderness, Kennyj, frankmc04, ckilm, GSheehy, SenanFoley
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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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Easy path to follow. .. by group   (Show all for Knockroe)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockroe in area Blackstairs Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Cross Knockroe, plus Blackstairs Mt
 
Cross this one off.
by eamonoc  13 Apr 2014
Friday 11/4/2014 Started from S 82428 47894 A, followed good track as far as S 82507 48808 B, then went steeply left uphill over many boulders and knee high heather until summit area was reached there is a cairn here plus the remains of a small stone shelter. Mt Leinster looms large to the north, great views in all directions. Headed towards large cross overlooking Sculloge gap nice view to Blackstairs Mt from here. Then rejoined upward route back down to car.Total time taken from car to car 1hr, a distance of approx 4.6km with an elevation gain of 340mts. A tough but rewarding climb. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/376/comment/15985/
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Short hike in the blackstairs .. by Kennyj   (Show all for Knockroe)
 
Stony slopes to the southern face can be particul .. by milo   (Show all for Knockroe)
 
I headed for Knockroe from Mount Leinster and the .. by mneary34   (Show all for Knockroe)
 
This is a picture of Knockroe taken from the Blac .. by Ballyhoura   (Show all for Knockroe)
 
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