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Knockbrinnea (E) Mountain Cnoc Broinne (Thoir) 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: 847m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V81021 85738
Place visited by 199 members. Recently by: imcmahonlfc, PaulNolan, bryanjbarry, Pazapas, Podgemus, Lauranna, marchiggins, IainT, jacek22m, patphelan, johnballinger, Ulsterpooka, ericjones, conormcbandon, Farley58
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Longitude: -9.733523, Latitude: 52.011421 , Easting: 81021, Northing: 85738 Prominence: 22m,  Isolation: 0.3km
ITM: 481001 585797,   GPS IDs, 6 char: KnckbE, 10 char: KnckbrnE
Bedrock type: Well-bedded grey sandstone, (Lough Acoose Sandstone Formation)

Knockbrinnea is a shoulder of Beenkeragh overlooking the Hag's Glen.   Knockbrinnea (E) is the 22nd highest place in Ireland.

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Smaller Twin .. by group   (Show all for Knockbrinnea (E))
 
From the summit of Beenkeeragh IV80125 85246  .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Knockbrinnea (E))
 
Climbed Knockbrinnea east and west as part of a d .. by Dan   (Show all for Knockbrinnea (E))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockbrinnea (E) in area MacGillycuddy
Picture: Knockbrinnea on the right of the Hag's Glen, with Carrauntoohil looming behind
 
murphysw on Knockbrinnea (E), 2005
by murphysw  28 Jul 2005
On our way down from Beenkeragh we went around the shoulder of Knockbrinnea (W) without summiting it (due to tiredness probably!) but we did get to its lower eastern summit to get our bearings. The views here are stunning. Your fellow hikers look like dust mites on the path down in the Hag's Glen path and you get a great panorama of the Reek's Ridge too. A great plus for this mountain is its wilderness factor. After the veritable M50 that is Carrauntoohil we didn't meet a single soul on Knockbrinnea. The downside is that its side is heavily boulder strewn and you are always careful not to wrench an ankle. We rejoined the Hag's Glen from a gully beside the Hag's Tooth. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/22/comment/1840/
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Looking down into the Hags glen along the Beenker .. by sbender   (Show all for Knockbrinnea (E))
 
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