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S Donegal/W Tyrone Area
Maximum height for area: 451 metres,   Summits in area: 12,   Maximum prominence for area: 266 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 11, 12, 17, 18, 6 For all tops   Highest summit: Croaghonagh, 451m
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Crockkinnagoe Hill Cnoc Chionn an Ghabha A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Cnoc Chionn an Ghabha [PDT], 'hill of Cionn Gabha or head
of the smith')
Donegal County, in Binnion List, Psammite & semipellite Bedrock

Height: 361m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 12 Grid Reference: H12500 72400 This summit has been logged as climbed by 12 members. Recently by: chalky, Garmin, Fergalh, Aidy, FEARGALS, mark-rdc, sandman, dr_banuska, three5four0, Jag, BogRunner, Harry Goodman
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Longitude: -7.807378, Latitude: 54.599674 , Easting: 212500, Northing: 372400 Prominence: 221m,   Isolation: 8.1km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 612446 872395,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crc361, 10 char: Crckng
Bedrock type: Psammite & semipellite, (Croaghgarrow Formation)

The name Cionn an Ghabha also occurs in Inishowen, Co. Donegal. Incorrectly spelt Crockinnagoe on the Ireland North map and OS Road Atlas.   Crockkinnagoe is the 1030th highest summit in Ireland.

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Unexpected Pleasure .. by Aidy   (Show all for Crockkinnagoe)
BogRunner on Crockkinnagoe, 2009
by BogRunner  12 Aug 2009
From Pettigo take the R233 to Lough Derg but almost immediately turn right, sign-posted 'Lettercran'. Stay on this road for around 4km then take the left hand fork in the road. Follow this road for around 3-4km and park in one of the forestry entrances where possible. Now on foot, head back down the way you came and you will come across a road with grass growing in the middle, on the right hand side. Take this and head uphill for about 1km, passing a house on your left and several abandoned farmsteads. Pass through a gate and an old quarry. You should now see the river running out of Seafin Lough near the peak of Crockkinnagoe. Turn around here for views back across west Tyrone and Lough Erne.
From here you need to strike out to the left (roughly south-west) towards the trig point, now clearly visible. The going is very wet and soft and walking poles would be helpful here. I ran across this top in fell running shoes, fine for grip but feet were soaking wet.
It is all worth it though, as when you get to the top the views are breath-taking, especially on a summer evening. To the south you see most of Lower Lough Erne and the surrounding area, to the west you have immediately in front of you Lough Derg and beyond that Donegal Bay, Slieve League and down to Ben Bulben. To the north you can make out Muckish and perhaps Errigal if you are luckier than me with the cloud cover. To the north east Bessy Bell is clearly visible as are the some of the more distant Sperrins. Down-hill is a breeze. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/885/comment/4011/
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New access track on Crockkinnagoe .. by three5four0   (Show all for Crockkinnagoe)
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