Welcome to MountainViews
Find information for Irish hillwalking. Shared tracks, summit information, Challenge Walk Calendar etc.
If you want to use the website often please enrol (quick and free) at top right.
Conditions and Info
Use of MountainViews is governed by
conditions. General information about the site is
here. Opinions in material here are not necessarily endorsed by MountainViews.
Hillwalking is a risk sport. Information in comments, walks or shared GPS tracks may not be accurate for example as regards safety or access permission. You are responsible for your safety and your permission to walk see
conditions. Credits and list definitions are listed here
KnocklettercussHillLeitir Cois A name in Irish (Ir. Leitir Cois [amended from OSNB], 'wet hillside of the river-bank')MayoCounty, in Binnion List, Banded, graded and X-bedded quartzites. Bedrock
Height:370mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 23Grid Reference: F87595 19817This summit has been logged as climbed by 17 members. Recently by: frankmc04, trekker, barrymayo, simoburn, chalky, johnv41, millsd1, liz50, melohara, garrettd, PaulRevere, FilHil, Aongus, Younghappy, harry66 I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
The Ordnance Survey Name Book gives Leitir Cos as the derivation of this name, which it interprets as 'spewy hillside of the foot'. Leitir Cos appears to be an error for Leitir Cois.
Knocklettercuss is the 1008th highest summit in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/878/