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Knockmealdown Mountains Area
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Knocknafallia Mountain Cnoc na Faille A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc na Faille [LL], (?)'hill of the cliff') Waterford County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Medium grained pink-purple sandstone Bedrock

Height: 666.5m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: S09418 07495 This place has been logged as visited by 205 members. Recently by: conrad1179, DeltaP, Pepe, odonovansf, Dean, CaminoPat, ilenia, paddyobpc, Lauranna, DaveMc, theredyin, IainT, ericjones, lw24, Martinpeak
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Longitude: -7.862922, Latitude: 52.219628 , Easting: 209419, Northing: 107496 Prominence: 153m,  Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 609366 607550,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc667, 10 char: Kncknfl
Bedrock type: Medium grained pink-purple sandstone, (Knockmealdown Sandstone Formation)

‘Faill’ can be a cliff, but the map indicates no cliff nearby. It can also mean ‘negligence, omission.'   Knocknafallia is the third highest mountain in the Knockmealdown Mountains area and the 167th highest in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocknafallia in area Knockmealdown Mountains, Ireland
Picture: From the Mellary to Newcastle road
 
Oh summit where art thou?
Short Summary created by jackill,  29 Dec 2011
Park on the roadside at S112 083 A (Point 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 and west.
After 0.75 kms follow this track left and around the side of Knockmeal for about 1km.
The track turns left again and slightly downhill to the col with Knocknafallia. You will see a rough heather covered low bank, which I recommend walking to the east side of, skirting Knocknafallia and heading gently uphill towards Knocknagnauv. Follow this bank and though it disappears into the bog on some small sections eventually it becomes quite clear and the stonework appears.After you cross a very boggy,moss covered stream bed the heather will start to thin and you will notice a rough track heading uphill and south west. Follow this for a short distance until it levels out.
Turn southeast then and ascend to the long plateau of Knocknafallia . Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/158/comment/4918/
 
Knocknafallia has a broad ridge around 500m in le .. by simon3   (Show all for Knocknafallia)
 
Knocknafallia was the site for a proposed wind fa .. by simon3   (Show all for Knocknafallia)
 
Coming from Knockmeal, the col between the two mo .. by csd   (Show all for Knocknafallia)
 
Knocknafallia is a mountain without any definite .. by mneary34   (Show all for Knocknafallia)
 
From Knocknagauv we made our way to Knocknafallia .. by sinbadw   (Show all for Knocknafallia)
 
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