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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 445th 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)
Cross this one off. .. by eamonoc   (Show all for Knockroe)
Short hike in the blackstairs .. by Kennyj   (Show all for Knockroe)
milo on Knockroe, 2002
by milo  2 Aug 2002
Stony slopes to the southern face can be particularly treacherous once fern growth is well advanced. If one's only experience of this area is in Spring be cautious on later visits. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/376/comment/55/
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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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