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Knockanaffrin Mountain Cnoc an Aifrinn A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc an Aifrinn [OSI], 'hill of the mass') Waterford County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Green thick-bedded conglomerate Bedrock

Height: 755m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 75 Grid Reference: S28560 15290 This place has been logged as visited by 304 members. Recently by: PaulNolan, oakesave, DeltaP, john_k52, Reeks2011, Juanita, millsd1, Dean, ilenia, johncromie, Hadleigh, IainT, Kiwitrekker, DaveMc, wwwalker
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Longitude: -7.58229, Latitude: 52.288968 , Easting: 228560, Northing: 115290 Prominence: 289m,  Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 628497 615337,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Kncknf, 10 char: Kncknfrn
Bedrock type: Green thick-bedded conglomerate, (Treanearla Formation)

Knockanaffrin is the third highest mountain in the Comeragh Mountains area and the 75th highest in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockanaffrin in area Comeragh Mountains, Ireland
Picture: From the Comeragh plateau
 
Take your time, and savour
Short Summary created by jackill,  14 Jan 2012
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 gapS301 133 B.
Do not cross the stile here but turn NW keeping the fence, and an increasing vertical drop, to your right. There is a fence to be crossed just below the outcrop of rocks before the summit.
An excellent ridge walk, especially if you continue on to Knocksheegowna. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/74/comment/4834/
 
Forget the wellies .. by geohappy   (Show all for Knockanaffrin)
 
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View from the top of Knockanaffrin - with point 6 .. by jackill   (Show all for Knockanaffrin)
 
Because last Easter Week was so warm, sunny and d .. by deswalk   (Show all for Knockanaffrin)
 
The actual summit is a jutting outcrop of the con .. by simon3   (Show all for Knockanaffrin)
 
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