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Knocknadobar North Top Mountain For origin of name, see Knocknadobar. Kerry County, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 602m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 83 Grid Reference: V50088 85413 This summit has been logged as climbed by 67 members. Recently by: Wilderness, madeleineblue, Colin Murphy, madfrankie, mountainmike, IainT, aidand, owen, CaptainVertigo, tomodub, peter1, PeakPaul, melohara, trekker, fingalscave
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Longitude: -10.18364, Latitude: 52.001013 , Easting: 50088, Northing: 85413 Prominence: 17m,   Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 450071 585472,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc602, 10 char: KnckndNrth
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

The northern flanks of this hill descend steeply to a stretch of rugged and isolated coastline.   Knocknadobar North Top is the 281st highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocknadobar North Top in area Iveragh NW, Ireland
Picture: The summit and a 100km/hour gale!
 
Warning: An unpleasant encounter after a close shave.
by Colin Murphy  16 Nov 2016
Without going into details, two less experienced hillwalker friends lost us in the mist, high winds and pouring rain at the summit and we ended up having to descend Knocknadobar North Top ourselves, drive to the pier at Coonanna Harbour and direct them off the mountain as the darkness descended. Luckily they had head torches. It was quite scary for a good hour as we waited first to spot their torches and then watch their tortuously slow descent. We were very close to calling mountain rescue several times. Anyway, they finally made it safely down in the pitch dark and bucketing rain. And after all that, a local householder and landowner (he claimed) stopped them near the harbor as they crossed the ground beside his house. Instead of inquiring as to their safety, he became quite threatening and abusive and at first refused to let them pass his house. But so weary and emotionally worn out were they that they had to simply ignore him and cross his land. But beware, at least one resident of Coonanna Harbour will give you major grief if you even look in his direction. I would tend to avoid this route of descent altogether, in fact. Ireland of the welcomes! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/267/comment/18709/
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Knocknadobar N is easyily reached from Knocknadob .. by dbloke   (Show all for Knocknadobar North Top)
 
This top can easily be included in a circuit of .. by osullivanm   (Show all for Knocknadobar North Top)
 
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