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Knockbrinnea (W) Mountain Cnoc Broinne (Thiar) A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Broinne [TH], 'hill of the breast') Kerry County, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Well-bedded grey sandstone Bedrock

Height: 854m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V80778 85818 This summit has been logged as climbed by 209 members. Recently by: marchiggins, IainT, jacek22m, patphelan, Martinpeak, johnballinger, Ulsterpooka, tommccarthy, conormcbandon, Farley58, Wilderness, PeteBog, PeakPaul, DenisMc, Lucky1
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.737131, Latitude: 52.012051 , Easting: 80778, Northing: 85818 Prominence: 29m,   Isolation: 0.3km
ITM: 480755 585873,   GPS IDs, 6 char: KnckbW, 10 char: KnckbrnW
Bedrock type: Well-bedded grey sandstone, (Lough Acoose Sandstone Formation)

Knockbrinnea is a shoulder of Beenkeragh overlooking the Hag's Glen.   Knockbrinnea (W) is the 16th highest summit in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/16/
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Larger Twin .. by group   (Show all for Knockbrinnea (W))
 
Climbed Knockbrinnea east and west as part of a d .. by Dan   (Show all for Knockbrinnea (W))
 
Taken from the summit of Carrauntoohil this photo .. by jackill   (Show all for Knockbrinnea (W))
 
Knockbrinnea .. by jlk   (Show all for Knockbrinnea (W))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockbrinnea (W) in area MacGillycuddy
Picture: Knockbrinnea West Top from Knockbrinnea East Top
 
eflanaga on Knockbrinnea (W), 2006
by eflanaga  18 Jul 2006
From summit of its sister peak to the East IV 81020 85737 E there is a short walk over rocky ground passing the side of a small spot height (unless you can be bothered going over its top) to the West Top summit IV 80778 85815 F. Here again there are wonderful views north across the plains, ENE towards Lough Leane, Purple Mountain, Tomies Mountain and the Reeks Ridge as it wends its way around towards Carrauntoohill. The Northern aspect of Carrauntoohill is clearly seen from this point showing the sheer nature of the drop on the northern and eastern sides of the mountain into the beautiful Hags Glen. There appeared to be a large group of walkers on the top of Carrauntoohill at this time. From the top of Knockbrinnea I set my sights on the col between Beenkeeragh (climbed earlier) and Stuaic (Stumpa) Bharr na h-Abhann the next stage of the walk. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/16/comment/2434/
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Knockbrinnea brings out the best in you. .. by jlk   (Show all for Knockbrinnea (W))
 
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