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Knocknagowan Mountain Cnoc na nGamhann A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc na nGamhann [OSNB], 'hill of the calves') Kerry County, in Arderin List, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 574m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 79 Grid Reference: W18607 85020 This summit has been logged as climbed by 33 members. Recently by: ciarraioch, tommccarthy, Wildrover, eamonoc, melohara, Onzy, muddyboots, Fergalh, simoburn, chalky, Cobhclimber, ahendroff, osullivanm, Conor74, simon3
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Longitude: -9.186153, Latitude: 52.011752 , Easting: 118607, Northing: 85020 Prominence: 37m,   Isolation: 2km
ITM: 518574 585079,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc574, 10 char: Knckngwn
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

This southern outlier of Caherbarnagh overlooks the upper reaches of the Clydagh Valley.   Knocknagowan is the 352nd highest summit in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/320/
COMMENTS for Knocknagowan 1 of 1
Do it once cause it scares you
Short Summary created by simon3, jackill,  27 Dec 2012
Start at the track to Shrone at W145 840 A where there is room to park 4-5 cars. Follow the track for approx 600 mtrs and turn off it onto a track that is not marked on the map , it looks like the farmer has constructed it in the last few years. This track allows you to gain some height (100 mtrs approx.) before you strike out across open mountain(or should that be bog). The summit of Knocknabro East is gained by a hard slog over rutted ground with very wet conditions underfoot. From the summit head for Knocknagowan.This is a 3km trudge across bog, full of holes, covered in knee-high heather and energy sapping long coarse grasses.
Descend to the track to the south which you can follow back to the start. This track may also be a slightly easier way to reach this summit. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/320/comment/5080/
 
I reached Knocknagowan after a tough walk across .. by jackill   (Show all for Knocknagowan)
 
Climbed this on the way to Caherbranagh. It make .. by SDillmore   (Show all for Knocknagowan)
 
Boggy even in fine weather .. by thomas_g   (Show all for Knocknagowan)
 
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