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Knockchree Hill Cnoc Croidh A name in Irish
(poss. Ir. Cnoc Croidh [MÓM], 'hill of the cattle') Down County, in Binnion List, Microgabbro Bedrock

Height: 306m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J27107 17088 This summit has been logged as climbed by 41 members. Recently by: whoRya, David-Guenot, Wilderness, bryanjbarry, DelStewart, Ulsterpooka, jimmyread, rowanofravara, eamonoc, garrettd, Fergalh, Garmin, FEARGALS, raygray, Trailtrekker
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Longitude: -6.058351, Latitude: 54.08727 , Easting: 327107, Northing: 317088 Prominence: 181m,   Isolation: 4.8km
ITM: 727028 817095,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckch, 10 char: Knockchree
Bedrock type: Microgabbro, (Microgabbro)

Knockchree is the 1137th highest summit in Ireland. Knockchree is the most southerly summit in the Mourne Mountains area.

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Isolated hill offers fine views .. by group   (Show all for Knockchree)
 
three5four0 on Knockchree, 2009
by three5four0  23 Aug 2009
Caught the the Mourne Rambler Bus from Newcastle to Attical, then followed the Tullyframe Road till the junction with the Ballymageough Road. Turned left and followed the Ballymageough to 278182, turned right here and follow a lane (passed an old farm house) through a gate into Mourne Wood. Continue straight ahead through a track junction, turning left at 275181 C, at the end of the forestry track go through a gate at 273172 and follow a path up through the grass to the summit of Knockchree.

The view of the Mournes arcing round Knockchree is superb, more surprising is why there has been no photo of this view in any of the outdoor magazines. Return is by way of the ascent, though you can follow the forestry tracks down to the Newry road & Kilkeel, either via the Golf club or Huey's Bridge to the Ballymageough Road Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/952/comment/4031/
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Stunning views for minimal effort .. by csd   (Show all for Knockchree)
 
KNOCKCREE -No Place Like Home .. by Biker   (Show all for Knockchree)
 
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