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Knockastakeen Mountain Cnoc an Stáicín A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc an Stáicín [OSI], 'hill of the little stack') Tipperary County, in Arderin List, Conglomerate & purple sandstone Bedrock

Height: 583m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: R91521 25818 This summit has been logged as climbed by 123 members. Recently by: TommyV, lw24, javono, Wilderness, Martinpeak, roscorrocket, tommccarthy, bryanmccabe, t.jay, eoghancarton, PeakPaul, ciarraioch, jasonmc, eamonoc, noah
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Longitude: -8.125249, Latitude: 52.384313 , Easting: 191521, Northing: 125818 Prominence: 78m,   Isolation: 1.8km
ITM: 591473 625870,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc583, 10 char: Knckstkn
Bedrock type: Conglomerate & purple sandstone, (Slievenamuck Conglomerate Formation)

Ir. stáca can be a stack of hay or corn. The name appears to refer to the hill's shape.   Knockastakeen is the 330th highest summit in Ireland.

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feb24..08 :::Drove up from Rossadrehid Village an .. by hillwalker59   (Show all for Knockastakeen)
 
Quite a challenge when approaching it from Cush a .. by Dave Slattery   (Show all for Knockastakeen)
 
kkuss on Knockastakeen, 2005
by kkuss  29 Aug 2005
Climbed Knockastakeen on Sat 26/08/05. Surprisingly stiff climb considering it looks quite gentle from the base. Lovely views from the summit and was quite enjoying it until swarms of midges descended upon us and drove us down to Lough Muskry for some short-lived relief. After a peaceful 5 mins at the lake they sniffed us out and drove us back to civilisation. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/307/comment/1921/
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