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Carrignagower Mountain Carraig na nGabhar A name in Irish
(Ir. Carraig na nGabhar [PND], 'rock of the goats') Waterford County, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Green thick-bedded conglomerate Bedrock

Height: 767m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 75 Grid Reference: S31184 12094 This summit has been logged as climbed by 198 members. Recently by: theredyin, IainT, Lauranna, Kiwitrekker, Kennyj, Harry Goodman, lw24, Martinpeak, tommccarthy, brendevlin, gav, dmc, maike, eoghanm, t.jay
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Longitude: -7.544016, Latitude: 52.261345 , Easting: 231184, Northing: 112094 Prominence: 24m,   Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 631127 612280,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Crgngw, 10 char: Crgngwr
Bedrock type: Green thick-bedded conglomerate, (Treanearla Formation)

A nearby point is marked Carrignagower, height 2478 ft., on the 1924 6 map. Named Knocknalingady in Claude Wall's book Mountaineering in Ireland, from the nearby townland of Coolnalingady. Previously Knocknalingady in MV.   Carrignagower is the second highest mountain in the Comeragh Mountains area and the 65th highest in Ireland. Carrignagower is the third highest point in county Waterford.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Carrignagower in area Comeragh Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Looking towards Knockanaffrin and Slievenamon
The Comeraghs broad back
Short Summary created by jackill,  21 Aug 2014
Park in the Nire Valley car park(S 277 128 A)room for 20 cars, but note this fills up fast on weekends, walk up hill on a grassy then heatherly slope from the easten edge of the carpark following approximately a line of white wooden posts.
Walk through a small gate on a sheep fence and follow the track uphill, downhill then gently uphill again to the gap(S30001 13400 B).
Do not cross the stile here but turn south east and follow the fence towards Carrignagower until the ground gets steeper and rockier, leave the fence and follow the track which goes west the cuts back to the east again to the wire fence. This avoids a tricky scramble up a large rocky outcrop.
Follow the fence on an easy upward slope then a sandy plateau to the summit cairn.
The cairn is surrounded by football sized rocks. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/62/comment/4822/
After a short diversion to Lacknafrankee, I set o .. by jackill   (Show all for Carrignagower)
On the map this hill is given the moniker Carrign .. by sinbadw   (Show all for Carrignagower)
A photograph taken at The Gap looking up towards .. by John Finn   (Show all for Carrignagower)
Starting from the nire car park (Point A) we made .. by alan_shealy   (Show all for Carrignagower)
Did the circuit of the Nire valley as per Joss Ly .. by jackill   (Show all for Carrignagower)
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