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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, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Well-bedded grey sandstone Bedrock

Height: 847m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V81021 85738 This summit has been logged as climbed by 190 members. Recently by: patphelan, johnballinger, Ulsterpooka, ericjones, conormcbandon, Farley58, t.jay, tommccarthy, Wilderness, bobthebuilder, PeakPaul, DenisMc, Lucky1, Wildrover, jcincork
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

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 summit in Ireland.

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Climbed Knockbrinnea east and west as part of a d .. by Dan   (Show all for Knockbrinnea (E))
 
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockbrinnea (E) in area MacGillycuddy
Picture: The Reeks in all their winter glory.
 
sbender on Knockbrinnea (E), 2009
by sbender  12 Sep 2009
Looking down into the Hags glen along the Beenkeragh ridge after a fantastic climb that started at V 820 855 F keeping the Hags Teeth to the left. The snow, which started at approx 400m, was very deep at places. So it was on with the crampons an got the ice ax out. It was a very hard climb under these circumstances. Temperature on the summit was around -10 with a gale blowing, so I won't even try to guess what the wind chill added to this. On the way down I visited Stumpa an tSiamh (I think its called Coomcallee on OSi 78) which was a hard scramble to get up on and descent off again. When I arrived back in Glenbeigh, I heard there was a person gone missing that day on the other side of the ridge!!! Makes you think....and plan carefully Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/22/comment/4087/
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