Knockanaffrin South Top 628m mountain, Comeragh Mountains Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Knockanaffrin South Top Mountain Cnoc an Afrainn ó dheas barr A name in Irish
Waterford County, in no lists, Green thick-bedded conglomerate Bedrock

Height: 628m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 75 Grid Reference: S29057 14261
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Longitude: -7.574997, Latitude: 52.279745 , Easting: 229058, Northing: 114262 Prominence: 13.2m,  Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 629000 614314,   GPS IDs, 6 char: KnckSt, 10 char: KncknfSthT
Bedrock type: Green thick-bedded conglomerate, (Treanearla Formation)

Knockanaffrin South Top is the 243rd highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockanaffrin South Top in area Comeragh Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Gully leading to the main ridge
 
Steep Ascent
by peter1  18 Feb 2018
There is ample parking at the trailhead, where a number of circular walks start and finish. Approaching the Knockanaffrin ridge from the East, provides a number of options once Coumduala Lough is reached. A steep ascent using the grass ramp, left of the lake, towards the minor ridge, where turning right, leaves the walker very close to the summit ridge. Another possibility would be an ascent of the obvious gully (see photo). I'm glad I didn't attempt this on my own as there are a number of very steep steps, mixed grass and rock, near the top. To the right of the gully, the ground is very steep with short cliffs while further right, the ground eases again and an ascent looks easy enough. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1395/comment/19855/
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Towards the Next Ridge Walk .. by davsheen   (Show all for Knockanaffrin South Top)
 
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