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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 place has been logged as visited by 213 members. Recently by: Podgemus, Lauranna, sharonporter, Dean, marchiggins, IainT, jacek22m, patphelan, Martinpeak, johnballinger, Ulsterpooka, tommccarthy, conormcbandon, Farley58, Wilderness
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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.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockbrinnea (W) in area MacGillycuddy
Picture: Summit cairn
 
Larger Twin
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy, march-fixer,  25 May 2015
This top is the larger of the two Knockbrinnea peaks. There are excellent views N to Castlemaine, NE to Killarney and SE into the Hag's Glen. It is best approached from the car-park at Lisleibane V82714 87304 A via Knockbrinnea (E).

An alternative starting point is Cronin's Carpark at V83600 87300 B B. Proceed along the track into the Hag's Glen until the bridge crosses the river at V826 864 C C. From here proceed directly up the slope to the west. Terrain is mostly grass at first and firm underfoot and initially slope is reasonably gentle, but becomes very steep after about 400M altitude and remains so pretty much to the summit, which is a large rocky area topped by a cairn. 1 hour 20 minuted from car to summit

The two tops are about 400m apart with a height difference of only 7m, with Knockbrinnea (W) being the higher. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/16/comment/4776/
 
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))
 
From summit of its sister peak to the East IV 810 .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Knockbrinnea (W))
 
Knockbrinnea brings out the best in you. .. by jlk   (Show all for Knockbrinnea (W))
 
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