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Inishowen Area , NW: Urris Subarea
Feature count in area: 27, by county: Donegal: 27, Derry: 1, of which 1 is in both Derry and Donegal, OSI/LPS Maps: 2, 3, 4, 6, 7
Highest Place: Slieve Snaght 614.6m

Starting Places (43) in area Inishowen:
Adderville Upper, Barnes Bend, Bunacrick, Butlers Bridge, Carnaghan Presbyterian Church, Castruse Upper, Craignacoolagh, Craignamuck, Croaghglengad West, Crockavishane South, Diarmuid and Gráinne's Bed, Doherty's Dún, Dunree Bay Carpark, EEl Hole, Effishmore Upper, Evishbreedy Bridge, Five Fingers Strand, Gap of Mamore Grotto, Gap of Mamore Road, Gap of Mamore Viewpoint, Glack, Glasmullan, Golan Bridge Track, Goorey Hill, Grania's Gap, Gransha Árd, Green Hill, Leamacrossan Hill East, Lisfannon Beach, Lough Shivnagh, Lough Turk North, Magilligan Point View, Meenabroagh, Meenyollan River, Moor House, Mullagh, Pincher's Corner, Rashenny, Roosky Upper, Rowantree Hill, St Michael's Church, Stroove Beach, Tullagh Beach

Summits & other features in area Inishowen:
Cen: Slieve Snaght: Damph 420m, Slieve Main 514m, Slieve Snaght 614.6m
N: Malin: Croaghglengad 259m, Crockalough 282m, Soldiers hill 174m
NE: North East Inishowen: Crockavishane 322m, Crocknasmug 327.5m, Grinlieve 371m
NW: Urris: Binnion 250m, Bulbin 494m, Coolcross Hill 291m, Croaghcarragh 400m, Crockmain 460m, Dunaff Hill 230m, Mamore Hill 423m, Raghtin More 502m, Slievekeeragh 389m, Urris Hills 417m
S: Iskaheen: Crockglass 397m, Eskaheen Mountain 418m, Greenan Mountain 241m, Holywell Hill 260m, Inch Top 222m, Leamacrossan Hill 392m, Mouldy Hill 312m, Scalp Mountain 484m

Note: this list of places may include island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Crockmain, 460m Hill An Cnoc Mín A name in Irish,
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poss. Ir. An Cnoc Mín [PDT], ‘the smooth hill’, Donegal County in Ulster province, in Carn Lists, Crockmain is the 697th highest place in Ireland.
Grid Reference C33456 44979, OS 1:50k mapsheet 3
Place visited by: 79 members, recently by: a3642278, CusackMargaret, johncusack, Meenat, annem, padstowe, eamonoc, srr45, Kilcoobin, mgkelly, Cathal-Kelly, LorraineG60, ilenia, Lauranna, Fergalh
I visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member for this.)
Longitude: -7.47473, Latitude: 55.250632, Easting: 233456, Northing: 444979, Prominence: 45m,  Isolation: 0.7km
ITM: 633398 944956
Bedrock type: Whitish quartzite with pebble beds, (Slieve Tooey Quartzite Formation)
Notes on name: 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'.
  Short or GPS IDs, 6 char: Crc460, 10 char: Crockmain

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Summary for Crockmain (An Cnoc Mín): An uninspiring summit with great views
Summary created by liz50 2017-03-21 20:48:08
            MountainViews.ie picture about Crockmain (<em>An Cnoc Mín</em>)
Picture: Crockmain from Raghtin More
The easiest approach is to park at Urrismenagh viewpoint carpark A (C317 443) and follow the track to its highest point before heading north over heather to the summit.
Alternatively from Mamore Gap car park B (C323 423) 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 C (C358 468) 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
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Member Comments for Crockmain (An Cnoc Mín)

            MountainViews.ie picture about Crockmain (<em>An Cnoc Mín</em>)
Picture: Dunaff Head from Crockmain
eflanaga on Crockmain
by eflanaga 8 Nov 2007
Climbed on a bright November afternoon, having already bagged Sliabh Main & Sliabh Snaght in the morning, there were only a few hours of daylight left by the time I reached the car park at Mamore Viewpoint IA (C317 443), in order to try to bag Crockmain and the two Raghtins. Turned out I didn't have enough time to take in the smaller of the Raghtin tops. Leaving the car park I followed the rough track running east up and over Spot Ht 206 ID (C324 442) eventually taking northern turn and ascending onto western flank of Crockmain. Made my way across the flank at a height of approximately 360m until roughly level with summit area before ascending sharply to the top. Raghtin Mor beckoned a short distance NNW. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/581/comment/2892/
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            MountainViews.ie picture about Crockmain (<em>An Cnoc Mín</em>)
Picture: Crockmain and the cracking line of hills beyond
gerrym on Crockmain
by gerrym 30 May 2008
Approach from Butlers Glen and Raghtin More to the N. From the higher top of Raghtin More this hill does not look out of place amongst the rugged line of hills heading S to Lough Swilly. There is an easy drop down to a col with some pools of water and a short climb to the cairn at the top of Crockmain. There are fantastic views in all directions, except N which is blocked by Raghtin More. The view S is by far the most captivating over a number of sharp tops backed by the blue waters of Lough Swilly.
There is a long drop down continuing in a southerly direction on good ground, with the odd wild orchid adding colour. The view to Mamore Hill is very impressive and a daunting looking climb. The col brings a track which povides alternative and easier access from the carpark on the road to Mamore Gap. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/581/comment/3133/
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            MountainViews.ie picture about Crockmain (<em>An Cnoc Mín</em>)
Picture: Dunaff Head from near the summit.
A Great Viewpoint
by Aidy 28 Mar 2017
The final summit of a day spent walking from Mamore Gap over Croaghcarragh and Urris Hills, back to the gap, then up to Mamore Hill and this peak. I had planned to continue to Raghtin More, but the weather was changing, and I decided to save it for another day. The decision was made easier by the fact that I was surprisingly tired by such low summits, but there had been some steep slopes, and several minor summits with a lot more up and down than I expected. Its nice to have a reason to come back to this little group of hills however as I thought they made for great walking and stunning views. I took a slightly different route back, for variety, following a track on the south west of the hill out to the road on the northern side of Mamore Gap. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/581/comment/18870/
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