Cratlieve 429m hill, Mourne Mountains Slieve Croob Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Cratlieve Hill Crotshliabh A name in Irish
also Legananny Mountain an extra name in English
(prob. Ir. Crotshliabh [PDT], 'hump-mountain') Down County, in Carn List, Granite, granodiorite Bedrock

Height: 429m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 20 Grid Reference: J29627 44603
Place visited by 50 members. Recently by: McQuaid89, MichaelG55, LorraineG60, melohara, Wilderness, whoRya, Ulsterpooka, eamonoc, DrMonkfish, simoburn, Fergalh, eflanaga, Garmin, FEARGALS, raygray
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Longitude: -6.007996, Latitude: 54.333669 , Easting: 329627, Northing: 344603 Prominence: 84m,  Isolation: 2.4km
ITM: 729548 844603,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crtlv, 10 char: Cratlieve
Bedrock type: Granite, granodiorite, (Newry Granodiorite Complex)

Also known as Legananny Mountain.   Cratlieve is the 807th highest place in Ireland. Cratlieve is the second most northerly summit in the Mourne Mountains area.

Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/697/?PHPSESSID=i3t8lq0un5j2a7p8s7dm1bf393
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An easy climb to Mournes spread. .. by group   (Show all for Cratlieve)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Cratlieve in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Picture: summit view south to Mournes
 
Beware the Dragon
by gerrym  30 Aug 2010
Starting point is the attractive amenity site at foot of Slieve Croob (301453 A) with plenty of parking. This is already at a considerable height of 350m, making tops in the area an easy enough task.

Walk south along road and then turn right and uphill, passing sheep, horses and the call of roosters! Turn left at brow of hill onto a gravel lane (298451 C) with expansive northern views for company, as the track climbs Slieve Gullion comes into focus. At the gates head left for the hillside. Walking is easy and a number of rocky outcrops provide targets.

A small pool of water had an enormous looking dragonfly darting about on the way to the summit in a short 20 minutes. This has a number of stones which may or may not have some significance? What is not in doubt is the views which all knit together perfectly. East to S Croob, Irish Sea and Isle of Man, south to the seriously impressive Mournes, Slieve Foye and Cooley Hills with Slieve Gullion, North and west to the expanse of Lough Neagh, the Sperrins, Antrim and Belfast Hills and Belfast itself!

The hill was alive with birds, butterflies and flies of all shapes and sizes on this warm August day. Added to the wonderful views it gave a great feeling of being alive, especially after not having been out in the hills for a few weeks - it was good to be back. Return was by the same short route. Of course it only made sense to head for the top of Slieve Croob too!! Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/697/comment/6069/
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It seems that the track mentioned by csd has rece .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Cratlieve)
 
Cratlieve is less than 20 minutes from the car pa .. by csd   (Show all for Cratlieve)
 
Don't miss the dolmen !! .. by David-Guenot   (Show all for Cratlieve)
 
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