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Knockowen Mountain Cnoc Eoghain A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Eoghain [OSI], 'hill of Eoghan') Cork/ Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 658m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 84 Grid Reference: V80870 55393 This summit has been logged as climbed by 94 members. Recently by: Wilderness, tommccarthy, CaptainVertigo, PeakPaul, t.jay, juliewoods, bryanmccabe, melohara, joemountain, Eoin75, ckilm, peter1, liz50, JohnAshton, Wildrover
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Longitude: -9.725271, Latitude: 51.738842 , Easting: 80870, Northing: 55393 Prominence: 373m,   Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 480849 555464,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckwn, 10 char: Knockowen
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

This is the highest peak in the Cahas between the Healy Pass and the Tunnels Road. Knockowen is also the name of a townland in the parish of Tuosist.   Knockowen is the second highest mountain in the Caha Mountains area and the 180th highest in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockowen in area Caha Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Heading towards Knockowen from the Healy pass
 
A fine reward awaits you
Short Summary created by jackill,  9 Jul 2011
Park at V78640 53567 A, room for 3 cars. If the shop is closed parking is also possible at V78656 53463 B. There is a rough track leading east from the highest point of the pass.Pick your way upwards around easy, rock shelfs onto a level rocky ridge. As you leave this ridge look for a grassy slope on the side of Knockowen to ascend to the summit cairn on a low rock shelf. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/175/comment/4935/
 
As described by Paddy Dillon this makes an excell .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for Knockowen)
 
Peak-badger .. by bryanmccabe   (Show all for Knockowen)
 
The highest point of the central Caha ridge walk .. by milo   (Show all for Knockowen)
 
Paddy Dillon [The Mountains of Ireland] says “Kno .. by simon3   (Show all for Knockowen)
 
Knockowen’s north-west face is very impressive. .. by simon3   (Show all for Knockowen)
 
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