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Knockmealdown Mountains Area
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Knocknanask Hill Cnoc na nEasc A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc na nEasc [OSI], 'hill of the quagmires') Waterford County, in Carn List, Medium grained pink-purple sandstone Bedrock

Height: 486m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 74 Grid Reference: S11655 07212 This summit has been logged as climbed by 34 members. Recently by: t.jay, frankmc04, PeakPaul, jasonmc, Cobhclimber, hivisibility, pavelbodi, chalky, eamonoc, madfrankie, GSheehy, comsean, thomasgaffney, thomas_g, Fergalh
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Longitude: -7.830258, Latitude: 52.216892 , Easting: 211655, Northing: 107212 Prominence: 131m,   Isolation: 1.3km
ITM: 611599 607250,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc486, 10 char: Kncknnsk
Bedrock type: Medium grained pink-purple sandstone, (Knockmealdown Sandstone Formation)

The word easc has a number of meanings according to Dinneen, including a marsh or quagmire; a narrow glen between rocks; a stream.   Knocknanask is the 604th highest summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocknanask in area Knockmealdown Mountains, Ireland
Picture: As seen from Knocksculloge
 
Rough track before rough ground
Short Summary created by jackill,  23 Mar 2015
Park on the side of the Mellary to Newcastle road just after you cross the border to Tipperary and past a now roofless constabulary barracks. There is room here for 5-6 cars.
Cross the road, down an embankment, over a rusty gate and follow the track toward. Knocknasculloge.
At a right angle corner on the track , near a forest edge S11780 07951 A , cross a wire fence.
Walk uphill about 100 meters to the summit over very rough ground. The summit is covered with old turf cutting banks. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/496/comment/5255/
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocknanask in area Knockmealdown Mountains, Ireland
Picture: The Eastern Knockmealdowns from Knocknanask
jackill on Knocknanask, 2007
by jackill  10 Jul 2007
With the introduction of the 400 meter list new opportunities presented themselves in the four peaks at the far eastern end of the Knockmealdowns. I parked the car at S11184 08337 B and headed over a rusty gate and followed the track to Knocknasculloge. I retraced my steps back as far as S11780 07951 and climed the 100 meters to the summit over very rough ground. The summit is covered with old turf cutting banks.
The view back towards the higher peaks and over to the Comeraghs and Slievenamon is worth the little effort needed to climb Knocknanask .
I am sure my photo taken on a damp Sunday does not do it justice.
From left to right Knocknafallia, Knocknagnauv, Knockmeal, and Crohan West Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/496/comment/2767/
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