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Nagles Mountains Area
Maximum height for area: 426.5 metres,   Summits in area: 9,   Maximum prominence for area: 293 metres, OSI/LPS Maps: 80, 81 For all tops   Highest summit: Knocknaskagh, 426.5m
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Knocknaskagh Hill Cnoc na Sceach A name in Irish
Cork County, in Carn List, Purple mudstone and sandstone Bedrock

Height: 426.5m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 80 Grid Reference: W70337 95060 This summit has been logged as climbed by 40 members. Recently by: tommccarthy, revs, conormcbandon, caiomhin, eamonoc, Cobhclimber, nattyguest, Andy13460, Dbosonnet, chalky, raygreene, madfrankie, Bron, acorn, bohstom
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -8.433654, Latitude: 52.107158 , Easting: 170338, Northing: 95060 Prominence: 293m,   Isolation: 1.1km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 570294 595117,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc427, 10 char: Kncknskgh
Bedrock type: Purple mudstone and sandstone, (Ballytrasna Formation)

Knocknaskagh is the highest hill in the Nagles Mountains area and the 816th highest in Ireland.

Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/702/
COMMENTS for Knocknaskagh 1 of 1
Spruce yourself up .. by group   (Show all for Knocknaskagh)
 
Knocknaskagh was the first stop on a long Sunday .. by jackill   (Show all for Knocknaskagh)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocknaskagh in area Nagles Mountains, Ireland
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MatthewBranch on Knocknaskagh, 2008
by MatthewBranch  12 Aug 2008
No.2 of 400m+ summits for me since I starting walking in Ireland. I wasn't aware of the parking area SE of the summit and began my walk at 8am from the Bloomfield Crossroads. I intended to join the Blackwater Way at the start and then map my way in a Southerly direction to the summit. Unfortunately, I lost the path for the Blackwater after only 15min of walking - perhaps just a badly maintained section of the trail which had become overgrown with all the recent growth lately. So I resolved to take the forest tracks and then road to quickfoot it toward Castleblagh to begin a more trodden path to the top. I took a standard easterly approach up the forest tracks to the summit and was met by wonderful views the the N and NE. Although I prefer the views from Seefin peak on the Ballyhoura's, this was particularly nice for the colours of the plants all around. Purples and yellows, which when the sun DID decide to show its face, shone in a beautiful, contrasting medley of colours. The wind was quickly in though, and with the threat of rain I began the decent in the direction of Knocknaskagh N Top. Since this was a 407m peak, I thought I'd make it my no.3 as I made my way back to the car. Relatively uneventful, I made the fatal mistake of following a faint path northwards of that peak along the treeline in the hopes of joining up with a marked forest track. It soon petered out into nothing and I took the decision to turn NW toward the path I knew was there just beyond a line of forest. Big mistake. It took a good 30min of forcing my way through undergrowth and brambles to finally meet up with the trail and continue again north. There are no straight routes northward toward Bloomfield Crossroads from this point, however, and the next hour and a half was made up of a frustrating east and west cutbacking, in a painfully slow progress toward the car. Arrived at the car at 1:30, tired but happy. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/702/comment/3267/
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This is my second hillwalk with Bishopstown Hillw .. by jel   (Show all for Knocknaskagh)
 
Deja Vu .. by thomas_g   (Show all for Knocknaskagh)
 
Bahh!! .. by hivisibility   (Show all for Knocknaskagh)
 
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