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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
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Longitude: -9.733581, Latitude: 52.01142 , Easting: 81021, Northing: 85738 Prominence: 22m,   Isolation: 0.3km
ITM: 480997 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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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockbrinnea (E) in area MacGillycuddy
Picture: Summit with West top visible 400M away.
 
Smaller Twin
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy, march-fixer,  25 May 2015
A rocky twin top with Knockbrinnea (W), this nice vantage point provides fantastic views north and north east over a wide agricultural hinterland. It is an also excellent vantage point for views into the Hag's Glen. It is easily reached along a sloping ridge from the handy car-park at Lisleibane V82714 87307 A.

An alternative starting point is Cronin's Carpark at V83600 87300 B. Proceed along the track into the Hag's Glen until the bridge crosses the river at V826 864 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 15 minuted from car to summit. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/22/comment/4782/
 
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))
 
On our way down from Beenkeragh we went around th .. by murphysw   (Show all for Knockbrinnea (E))
 
Looking down into the Hags glen along the Beenker .. by sbender   (Show all for Knockbrinnea (E))
 
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