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Knockmealdown Mountains Area
Place count in area: 17, OSI/LPS Maps: 74, 82 
Highest place:
Knockmealdown, 792.4m
Maximum height for area: 792.4 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 682.7 metres,

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Crohan West Mountain Cruachán A name in Irish
(Ir. Cruachán [OSI], 'little stack') Tipperary County, in Arderin List, Medium grained pink-purple sandstone Bedrock

Height: 521m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: S09673 10200
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Longitude: -7.859186, Latitude: 52.243935 , Easting: 209673, Northing: 110200 Prominence: 76m,  Isolation: 1.9km
ITM: 609616 610254,   GPS IDs, 6 char: CrhnWs, 10 char: CrhnWest
Bedrock type: Medium grained pink-purple sandstone, (Knockmealdown Sandstone Formation)

Crohan is also the name of a townland in the parish of Newcastle. According to Power, this place is mentioned in the life of St. Declan.   Crohan West is the 504th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Crohan West in area Knockmealdown Mountains, Ireland
Picture: From Knocksculloge
 
My favourite vantage point of the Knockmealdowns
Short Summary created by jackill,  29 Dec 2011
Park on the roadside at S112 083 A on the Mellary to Newcastle road just after you cross the border to Tipperary and an abandoned farmhouse. There is room here for 5-6 cars.
You will notice there are two tracks running side by side uphill , take the right hand one and follow it uphill due west.
After 0.75 kms follow this track left (at this turn note the other new wide track turning to the right)and around the side of Knockmeal for about 1km.
When the track turns left again and slightly downhill to the col with Knocknafallia you will reach a wall running up Knockmeal and to the northeast.
Follow this wall as it turns left (north ) near the summit cairn of Knockmeal, down to the col and up again to Crohan West
You can also turn right as noted above and follow a new track until it starts to descend to the east. Leave the track at this point and cross the bog directly to Crohan Wests summit. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/410/comment/5169/
 
Crohan West (Cruachán in Irish) can be a convenie .. by simon3   (Show all for Crohan West)
 
Very wet day down south so I decided to get a few .. by jackill   (Show all for Crohan West)
 
On 10th August 2005, in what turned out to be a g .. by mneary34   (Show all for Crohan West)
 
Used the Liam Lynch Monument as a starting point .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Crohan West)
 
Crohan West from the col between Knocknafallia a .. by jackill   (Show all for Crohan West)
 
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