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Blackstairs Mountains Area
Place count in area: 14, OSI/LPS Maps: 68 
Highest place:
Mount Leinster, 794.4m
Maximum height for area: 794.4 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 706.4 metres,
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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 place has been logged as visited by 129 members. Recently by: Pepe, David-Guenot, Barry28213, colmscully, johncromie, jackill, liz50, millsd1, Geo, carofurey, strangeweaver, walker26, peter1, Ulsterpooka, muddyboots
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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 417th highest summit in Ireland. Knockroe is the third highest point in county Carlow.

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Easy path to follow.
Short Summary created by YoungJohn,  3 Nov 2011
My car was parked at the 9 stones. While decending from the clouds covering Mt. leinster I saw the ciarn on the top of Knockroe and couldn't resist. I followed the wide 'path' or cut away to its zenith. This took about 20 minutes. The path is clear so easy to find ones way even in the cloud which unfortunately decended just as I reached the mid sized cairn. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/376/comment/5135/
 
OMG - I forget to check the MV page! .. by Pepe   (Show all for Knockroe)
 
Cross this one off. .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Knockroe)
 
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)
 
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