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Breifne Area   Iron Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 14, OSI/LPS Maps: 26, 27, 27A 
Highest place:
Cuilcagh, 665m
Maximum height for area: 665 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 570 metres,
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Knockacullion Mountain Cnoc an Chuilinn A name in Irish
also Knockabell an extra name in English
Hill of the Holly Leitrim County, in Arderin List, Black shale, silty shale, ironstone beds Bedrock

Height: 562m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 26 Grid Reference: H03059 17791 This place has been logged as visited by 48 members. Recently by: markmjcampion, PeakPaul, ciaranr, sglennon, bryanmccabe, melohara, supersullivan, Lauranna, Cobhclimber, Hilldweller, roscorrocket, ckilm, mountainmike, simoburn, chalky
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Longitude: -7.953986, Latitude: 54.109333 , Easting: 203059, Northing: 317791 Prominence: 57m,  Isolation: 2km
ITM: 603008 817808,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckcl, 10 char: Knckcln
Bedrock type: Black shale, silty shale, ironstone beds, (Bencroy Shale Formation)

Previously Knockabell in MV.   Knockacullion is the third highest mountain in the Breifne area and the 364th highest in Ireland. Knockacullion is the second most southerly summit and also the second most westerly in the Breifne area. Knockacullion is the third highest point in county Leitrim.

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Climbed February 20th 06. Accessed from Slieve An .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Knockacullion)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockacullion in area Breifne, Ireland
Picture: Knockacullion seen from Slieve Anierin
 
gerrym on Knockacullion, 2006
by gerrym  10 Jun 2006
Knockacullion, in keeping with most of the hills in the area, has a dull summit area but more than makes up for this with the impressive cliffs stretching along the SE of the hill. Walking along the tops of the cliffs and those of Slieve Anierin is a fantastic experience for over 3 km. I approached the hill from Bencroy (a natural route which shows three hills in thier best light), descending to the col over quite a wet area, past a pool of water and making for a long low ridge with a rocky side lifting it above the ground below. This ridge can be followed to the summit area and then the line of cliffs can be followed towards Slieve Anierin, as contour around the hill Lough Nabellbeg comes into view, nestled perfectly below the start of the cliffs to Slieve Anierin and glistening in the sunlight very invitingly. There are cracking views S & E over the lowlands with numerous loughs. There is a slight drop down to the col before the ascent of Slieve Anierin. On the return from S Anierin I dropped down steeply at this col to the base of the cliffs and walked along the bottom back towards Bencroy. There has been a very substancial landslide in the not too distant past - can be clearly seen in the photo and has swept all before it for a considerable distance - are some more minor slides further along. A really nice hill which plays it part perfectly in the round of this walk. No one else up top on this trip. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/337/comment/2392/
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See comment on Bencroy on how to get to start. Fr .. by walker_hollick   (Show all for Knockacullion)
 
Climbed from Bencroy. Best route is to get onto t .. by Jaak   (Show all for Knockacullion)
 
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