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Knockaphuca Hill Cnoc an Phúca A name in Irish
(prob. Ir. Cnoc an Phúca [PDT], 'hill of the pooka or sprite') Cork County, in Binnion List, Purple mudstone and siltstone Bedrock

Height: 237m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 88 Grid Reference: V82370 30750 This summit has been logged as climbed by 6 members. Recently by: chalky, garrettd, Conor74, sandman, sub3000, peterturner
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.695334, Latitude: 51.517731 , Easting: 82370, Northing: 30750 Prominence: 172m,   Isolation: 3.5km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 482345 530821,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckph, 10 char: Knckphc
Bedrock type: Purple mudstone and siltstone, (Castlehaven Formation)

Knockaphuca is the 1308th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockaphuca in area Mizen/Sheeps Head, Ireland
Picture: Cross at the top.
 
Solar Powered
by sandman  9 Oct 2012
"Yes Folks" on the 6/10/12 when i climbed Knockaphuca hill my log analysis on the website reads - The total number of mountain areas listed is 60 of which there are 0 areas you haven't recorded any ascents and climbed all of 27.Yes no more bright blue.
The hill can be reached by parking in an old quarry at V81659 30356 A exiting the quarry turn left for app 100 meters and turn right at V81603 30458 B heading up the ridge for point V81893 30753 C where you will find a very faint track marked with some white plastic and some stone markers which will lead you to the summit at V82370 30750 D situated between a solared powered cross and a trig. The existing cross was erected and illuminated in December 2011 by the Goleen GAA club replacing a wooden cross which stood from 1950 to 1968. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1014/comment/14836/
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Keep off the grass!
by garrettd  12 Aug 2014
For a small mountain, the going can be decidedly tricky on the lower reaches.I started at V815307 E and made my way across the strips of rock outcrop to a narrow ravine that separates this ground from the mountain proper. In summer, the ravine has chest-high grass with pools of soft muck underneath and out of sight. The best approach is to keep on a bearing directly at the peak to pick up something of a land bridge across the ooze and follow the rock ribs up the side of the mountain, avoiding the deep grass where possible. Even allowing for the, at times hard going, a return trip should take no more than 1 hour. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/1014/comment/17609/
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