; Crocknasleigh 163m hill, Donegal NW Rosguill Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Donegal NW Area   Rosguill Subarea
Place count in area: 73, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 10, 11, 12, 2, 6 
Highest place:
Errigal, 751m
Maximum height for area: 751 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres,

Places in area Donegal NW:
An Cnoc Mór 349mAn Mhaoil Mhór (Owey Island) 102mBallystrang 292mBrown Mountain 224mCark Mountain 364mCnoc Colbha 363mCnoc na Naomh 155.9mCraigcannon 357mCroaghegly 245mCroaghmore 278mCulliagh SE Top 369mEdenacarnan 192mGregory Hill 336mKnockbrin 259mLoughaskerry 252mLoughsalt Mountain 469mMeenavally 219mMoyle Hill 148mSliabh an tSratha Greadaithe 285mTroscshliabh 175m
Aranmore:   Cnoc an Iolair (mullach thiar) (Aranmore) 227m
Derryveagh Mountains:   An Cnoc Fada 485mAn Cnoc Fada 529mAn Cnoc Fada (mullach thoir thuaidh) 502mAn Cnoc Fada (mullach thoir) 454mAn Cnoc Glas 489mAn Dubhais 651.5mAn Dubhais (mullach thoir theas) 553.9mAn Eachla Bheag 563.9mAn Eachla Bheag (mullach theas) 602.3mAn Eachla Mhór 581.2mAn Eadarna Mhór 416mAn Earagail 751mAn Grogán Mór 457mAn Mhucais 667.1mArd Loch na mBreac Beadaí 472.5mCnoc Bhealach Gaoithe 480mCnoc na bhFaircheach 517mCnoc na bhFaircheach (mullach thoir theas) 470mCnoc na Searrach 495mCnoc Uí Mhaolruanaidh 430mCró an Locháin 486mCró Bheithe 315mCrockawama 238mCruach Leac Chonaill 266mCruach na Sagart 480mMac Uchta 555mMám an Leaca 480mNa Beanna Gorma 578mNa Leargacha 470.6mSagart na Dubhaise 506.4mSaggartnadooish East Top 478.9mSliabh Dhroim na Luifearnaí 596mSliabh Sneachta 678m
Derryveagh Mtns:   An Dubhais (mullach thiar theas) 528mSliabh Dhroim na Luifearnaí (mullach thoir thuaidh) 585m
Fanad:   Cashelmore 149mCnoc na Boirne 227mCnoc na dTeannála 152mDroim an Bhothaigh 153m
Glendowan Mountains:   Binswilly 337mCionn Bheatha 384mCnoc an Stualaire 418mFarscallop 420.6mGartan Mountain 357mLeahanmore 442mMaol na nDamh 539m
Gweedore:   Carn Traonach 425mCnoc Fola 314mTaobh an Leithid 429m
Horn Head:   Croaghnamaddy 252m
Rosguill:   Cnoc na Sleá 163mGáinne Mór 207m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Crocknasleigh Hill Cnoc na Sleá A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc na Sleá [An tOrdú Logainmneacha (Ceantair Ghaeltachta)
2008], 'hill of the spear')
Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Binnion List, Xenolithic facies Bedrock

Height: 163m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 2 Grid Reference: C12366 42936
Place visited by 34 members. Recently by: dregish, Q35on, ucampbell, finkey86, fingalscave, Seamus-hills, Fergalh, Aidy, nesa1206, IainT, wicklore, David-Guenot, kenmoore, sandman, chalky
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Longitude: -7.806435, Latitude: 55.233267 , Easting: 212366, Northing: 442936 Prominence: 159m,  Isolation: 3.1km
ITM: 612312 942915,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crc163, 10 char: Crcknslgh
Bedrock type: Xenolithic facies, (Fanad Granite)

Cnoc na Sleá is the modern Irish form. Arguably the Classical Irish form Cnoc na Sleighe is more faithful to the pronunciation.   Cnoc na Sleá is the 1448th highest place in Ireland. Cnoc na Sleá is the second most northerly summit in the Donegal NW area.

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short hill with long views .. by group   (Show all for Cnoc na Sleá)
 
Climbed Crocknasleigh today for the first time in .. by slemish   (Show all for Cnoc na Sleá)
 
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Picture: View from the northern side, down on Boyeeghter Bay.
 
Not To Be Judged On Size
by Aidy  19 Apr 2017
A small hill, but as it can form part of an extended walk, has some very steep sides, and has some of the best views in the country, it cannot be judged by size alone. I started at the car park at the southern end of Tra na Rossan strand which I then walked along to reach the southern slopes of the hill. Its a short but steep ascent from the beach, and I was well rewarded with amazing views in every direction. I continued over the hill but had to retreat and probe for a way down as the northern side is extremely steep in places. There were great views down over Boyeeghter Bay and the "Murder Hole" beach, and it was this that tempted me on. I found a route down to the gap between Crocnasleigh and Gortnalughuge Hill and I ascended this second hill to the old coastguard lookout post. There was another extremely steep drop from there to the western end of Melmore Lough - I would hesitate to recommend this route to anybody unless they were extremely confident. It was worth it for me as I lingered at the Murder Hole for a great sunset. Luckily, I met another photographer there too who gave me lift back to the car park afterwards, avoiding a road walk back in the dark. A brilliant hill, and even better if done as part of an exploration of the area. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1047/comment/18892/
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Sunset At The Murder Hole .. by Aidy   (Show all for Cnoc na Sleá)
 
Golden Glaze .. by gerrym   (Show all for Cnoc na Sleá)
 
Melmore Head Loop Walk .. by ucampbell   (Show all for Cnoc na Sleá)
 
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