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Knockalongy Mountain Cnoc na Loinge A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc na Loinge [logainm.ie], 'hill of the encampment') Sligo County, in Arderin List, Schist, aluminous schist, pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 544m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 25 Grid Reference: G50428 27513 This place has been logged as visited by 62 members. Recently by: Cobhclimber, DeltaP, TommyV, 40Shades, davsheen, PeakPaul, melohara, shaunkelly, Onzy, Lauranna, benbulbinjoe, walker26, eugeneryan959, Garmin, paddyhillsbagger
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Longitude: -8.760235, Latitude: 54.194193 , Easting: 150428, Northing: 327513 Prominence: 490m,  Isolation: 0.9km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 550388 827518,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckln, 10 char: Kncklngy
Bedrock type: Schist, aluminous schist, pebble beds, (Meelick Member)

Ir. long usually means a boat, but in the absence of any story to explain this, the sense 'encampment' seems more plausible.   Knockalongy is the highest mountain in the Ox Mountains area and the 432nd highest in Ireland.

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My route from Annatoran summit IG 47497 24486&nbs .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Knockalongy)
 
Climbed this from the north-east side last Monday .. by davema   (Show all for Knockalongy)
 
Dan on Knockalongy, 2004
by Dan  13 Aug 2004
Climbed this from the north side above Lough Aghree. This is the steepest and most rocky part of the mountain, so it would be the most interesting route to ascend. From the south shore of the lake I headed up this face in a south east direction. Watch out for peregrine falcons on the way up, I've heard that they live in some of the cliffs and i'm pretty sure I spotted one or two. When you get to the top of this steep section its about a 2km walk in a south west direction to the trig pillar on top of Knockalongy. A pair of gaiters is definitely worth having as the plateau is very wet and I sank up to my knee in muck on more than one occasion.Theres a nice view out over Mayo from here and also an alternative and lesser seen view of Sligo and Donegal Bay to that from Benbulben Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/366/comment/1083/
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At G518 287 H there is a very steep gully wh .. by Dan   (Show all for Knockalongy)
 
Praeger [The Way that I Went] said "The Ox Mounta .. by simon3   (Show all for Knockalongy)
 
A dull top transformed by winter magic .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Knockalongy)
 
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