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Boggeragh Mountains Area
Maximum height for area: 642.7 metres,   Summits in area: 11,   Maximum prominence for area: 439 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 79, 80 For all tops   Highest summit: Musheramore, 642.7m
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Knockcraugh Hill Cork County, in no lists, Purple mudstone and sandstone Bedrock

Height: 434m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 79 Grid Reference: W39882 85757 This summit has been logged as climbed by 10 members. Recently by: eamonoc, sandman, Cobhclimber, Fergalh, hivisibility, petercrowley, thomas_g, pocarbuile, jackill, john_desmond
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Longitude: -8.876506, Latitude: 52.021113 , Easting: 139882, Northing: 85757 Prominence: 29m,   Isolation: 2.4km
ITM: 539843 585819,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckcr, 10 char: Knckcrgh
Bedrock type: Purple mudstone and sandstone, (Ballytrasna Formation)

Knockcraugh is the 786th highest summit in Ireland.

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Easy Access.
Short Summary created by sandman, jackill,  7 Sep 2015
The route to the summit and finding of the summit is now very easy thanks to the construction of a Windfarm access via the road located at W3886383768 A turning right at W3943885201 B and left again . Summit adjacent to T3. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/676/comment/5435/
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockcraugh in area Boggeragh Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Its a jungle out there!
jackill on Knockcraugh, 2009
by jackill  25 Oct 2009
Knockcraugh Hill has left its mark on me, or rather several!
Approach this hill from the main road beyond Nad turning off at W43042 86051 C.
You will be on a paved road for a kilometer and after that a gravel covered forest track.You can follow this track down the other side of the hill to W40198 82769 D but the surface is truly terrible.
I started at a forest entrance W40556 85813 E and followed a good forest road to W402270 F 86067, went left up a ride to W39898 86028 G and left again up a ride to the summit. These rides are awful , full of soft ground, bog , briars and thigh high grasses that seem to tangle your feet with every step. The summit (if you can find it for sure) seems to be in a dense clump of conifers.
Looking at the map now perhaps there is an easier ascent along the track to the west?
The photo shows I hope the density of vegetation at the summit .
On the plus side it only takes an hour to bag , but its been a long time since I've been so wet, dirty and sore. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/676/comment/4225/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockcraugh in area Boggeragh Mountains, Ireland
Picture: New views on the way back to the car
West End Boys
by thomas_g  6 Apr 2012
Expecting a horrid experience I was pleasantly surprised by the route from the west.
There is a small road at W38850 83800 H which turns into a rough forestry track, it's drivable in a normal car up to about W394 852 I where there is space for about 2 cars to park. The road continues if you got something a bit more robust to a small boggy track at W39806 85448 J. This track brings you within 75m of the summit, then you need to dodge through some trees to reach the co-ordinates and there is nothing to mark your achievement, but it's a 20 min bag if you must. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/676/comment/6754/
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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockcraugh in area Boggeragh Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Summit Area.
Windfarms Make Life Easy.
by sandman  7 Sep 2015
This summit now has become very easy to access due to the construction of a windfarm access is via road at W3886383768 which has now been upgraded and no problem to drive up to the windfarm roads at W3943885201 in actual fact i drove to within 20 meters of the summit which has now been leveled and is now home to Turbine 3 . No problem finding the summit now folks. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/676/comment/18297/
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