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Inishowen Area   NW: Urris Subarea
Place count in area: 27, OSI/LPS Maps: 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 
Highest place:
Slieve Snaght, 614.6m
Maximum height for area: 614.6 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 600 metres,

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Crockmain Hill An Cnoc Mín A name in Irish poss. Ir. An Cnoc Mín [PDT], ‘the smooth hill’ Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Carn List, Whitish quartzite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 460m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 3 Grid Reference: C33456 44979
Place visited by 75 members. Recently by: annem, padstowe, eamonoc, srr45, Kilcoobin, mgkelly, Cathal-Kelly, LorraineG60, ilenia, Lauranna, Fergalh, pslat, MichaelG55, jimbloomer, jmcunningham
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Longitude: -7.47473, Latitude: 55.250632 , Easting: 233456, Northing: 444979 Prominence: 45m,  Isolation: 0.7km
ITM: 633398 944956,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crc460, 10 char: Crockmain
Bedrock type: Whitish quartzite with pebble beds, (Slieve Tooey Quartzite Formation)

Notes for Slieve Main (also on Inishowen) at logainm.ie indicate that this is from Ir. An Sliabh Mín, not *Sliabh Meáin, as one might expect. It therefore seems likely that this name also includes the adjective mín, 'smooth'.   Crockmain is the 693rd highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Crockmain (<i>An Cnoc Mín</i>) in area Inishowen, Ireland
Picture: Crockmain from Raghtin More
 
An uninspiring summit with great views
Short Summary created by liz50  21 Mar 2017
The easiest approach is to park at Urrismenagh viewpoint carpark C317 443 starA and follow the track to its highest point before heading north over heather to the summit.
Alternatively from Mamore Gap car park C323 423 starB walk downhill in a SE direction to a gravel track and follow it to the head of the valley before veering off to the NW to reach the summit.
From the North East park at Butlers Glen C358 468 starC with off road parking and walk up through the Glen to the end of the track before ascending in a westerly direction.
From the summit of Crockmain it is approx 750m to the NE to the arderin Raghtin More Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/581/comment/5340/
 
Climbed on a bright November afternoon, having al .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Crockmain (An Cnoc Mín))
 
Approach from Butlers Glen and Raghtin More to th .. by gerrym   (Show all for Crockmain (An Cnoc Mín))
 
A Great Viewpoint .. by Aidy   (Show all for Crockmain (An Cnoc Mín))
 
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