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Achill/Corraun Area   Achill Subarea
Maximum height for area: 688 metres,   Summits in area: 16,   Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 22, 30 For all tops   Highest summit: Croaghaun, 688m
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Knockmore Hill An Cnoc Mór A name in Irish
(Ir. An Cnoc Mór [PDT], 'the big hill') Mayo County, in Binnion List, Psammitic & semi-pelitic schists Bedrock

Height: 337m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 30 Grid Reference: L69023 99360 This summit has been logged as climbed by 20 members. Recently by: frankmc04, jlk, Oileanach, Garmin, chalky, garrettd, paulocon, eamonoc, Cobhclimber, turfymccloud, maxim, shaunkelly, peterturner, sandman, Harry Goodman
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Longitude: -9.99466, Latitude: 53.927106 , Easting: 69023, Northing: 299360 Prominence: 259m,   Isolation: 3.9km
ITM: 469001 799371,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc337, 10 char: Knockmo337
Bedrock type: Psammitic & semi-pelitic schists, (Sraheens Lough Formation)

For a walk to the summit of Knockmore, see Siúlóidí Acla, walk J.   Knockmore is the 1071th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockmore in area Achill/Corraun, Ireland
Picture: Unspoiled heathery Knockmore
 
wicklore on Knockmore, 2009
by wicklore  23 Mar 2009
It is easy to be drawn to the higher and more exciting mountains of Achill Island, but there are plenty of lesser hills that are guaranteed to be quieter and fulfilling in their own way (excluding Minaun). Knockmore was both extremely quiet and indeed fulfilling as I approached it along the long broad spur to the south. I started at a small water treatment building at L688 971 A. It was easy to pick my way over the short heather northwards eventually reaching a pile of stones on a large rock at L692 980 B. This is near the 281m spot height marked on Map 30, and is a good place to stop and take in the expansive views developing in all directions. Some height is lost as you continue north into the col before the final climb up to the summit area. However this walk of about 1km is delighful and there are many curious shaped peat hags-some like mushrooms! There is no evidence of human activity, including absolutely no quad tracks! At the summit area of Knockmore someone has made a little cairn with a long stone sticking out of it skywards. However this is almost surrounded by higher peat hags about 30 feet away in nearly every direction, so clearly the highest point is on one of these hags. I chose L690 993 C as the highest point but really there are a number of equal candidate spots. For me the main attribute of Knockmore is its quite pristine landscape and remote feeling. I have a feeling that it is rarely visited, and I didnt even see any of the blow-away papers, wrappers or bottles that one sees on most other hills. I returned by a similar route but took the time to look for wildlife (one large mountain hare 'haring' it across the bog, and plenty of frogspawn!) In total this walk was about two hours return which makes it more of a committment than some of the other smaller hills. But well worth it if you have the time to spare, and more of a reward than climbing Minaun to the north east. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/915/comment/3678/
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A worthwhile climb .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Knockmore)
 
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