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Dunkerron Mountains Area , Cen: Knocknagantee Subarea
Feature count in area: 65, all in Kerry, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 83, 84, 85, EW-KNP, EW-R
Highest Place: Stumpa Dúloigh 784m

Starting Places (66) in area Dunkerron Mountains:
Ballaghasheen Coilte, Ballaghasheen Pass Viewpoint, Ballaghbeama Gap, Bohacullia, Bridia Valley End, Cahersavane Road, Cahersavane Schoolhouse, Cloon Lough NE, Cloon Lough SE, Coad Cemetery, Coad Road End, Com an Chiste, Coomaclarig Bridge, Coomnahorna River, Coomyanna Bridge, Dereenavurrig, Derreendarragh Church, Derrynane Quay, Dunkerron Mid, Eagles Lough Access Trailhead, Esknaloughoge Forest Trailhead, Fermoyle Farm, Foot Stick Ford Road, Gap of Dunloe Head of, Glashaknockbrassel Stream, Glasheenoultagh Stream, Gortaclohane Lane End, Gortaclohane Lane NE Branch, Gortagowan Wood, Gowlane School Ruin, Gowlanes Wood, Graces Landing, Inchimore West, Isknagahinney Lough E, Kenmare Bridge, Knockanamadane, Knockanaskill N, Knocknasullig, Knocknsallagh Bridge, Laghtacallow, Lissatinnig Bridge Boreen, Looscaunagh Lough W, Lough Barfinnihy CP, Lough Brin S, Lough Coomeen SE, Lough Dromtine NE, Lough Dromtine SE, Lough Fada N, Lough Iskanamacteery N, Lough Iskanamacteery NW, Lough Reagh N, Maghanlawaun Bridia Valley, Molls Gap, Ochtiabh Road, Poulacapple, River Owroe Source, River Sneem Fermoyle Loop, Rossacoosane Mid, Sahaleen Bridge, Scarriff Island, Shamrock Farmhouse B&B, Sneem, Tooreenboy Lough, Tooreennafersha Mid, Tooreennafersha South, Waterville Promenade

Summits & other features in area Dunkerron Mountains:
Knocknagantee Near West Top 628m
Cen: An Bheann Mhór: An Bheann Mhór 674.7m, An Bhinn Láir 514m, Coomcallee 648.9m, Beann na Stiocairí 673.1m, Coomnahorna 590m, Glanbeg 485.8m, Slievenashaska 578m, Slievenashaska South Top 565.4m
Cen: Knocknagantee: Knockmoyle 682.1m, Finnararagh 667m, Cnoc Breasail 591m, Knocknagantee 674.3m, Knocknagantee West Top 553m, Coomnacronia 636m, Coomura Mountain 666m
Cen: Mullaghanattin: An Cnoc Riabhach 534m, Beann 752m, Beann Far SW Top 636.2m, Beann NE Top 692m, Beann South Top 639m, Beann SW Top 657m, Sallagh 570m, Mullaghanattin 773m, Mullaghanattin East Top 594m, Sallagh South-West Top 543m
E: Kenmare: Gortamullin 205m, Knockanaskill 356m, Letter South 362m
N: Knocknacusha: Knocknacusha 547m
NE: Knocknabreeda Ridge: Crossderry 489m, Knocknabreeda 569m, Mothaillín 506m
NE: Knocknagapple: Bascadh 595m, Bascadh West Top 569m, Boughil 631m, Cnoc na gCapall 639m, Knocklomena 641m
NE: Stumpa Dúloigh: Broaghnabinnia 745m, Knockaunanattin 569m, Knockaunanattin West Top 466.1m, Stumpa Dúloigh 784m, Stumpa Dúloigh SE Top 780m, Stumpa Dúloigh SW Top 663m
SW: Caherdaniel: Farraniaragh Mountain 468m, Eagle Hill 155m, Reenearagh 162m, Beenarourke 304m, Knocknasullig 117m, Cahernageeha Mountain 498.7m
SW: Coad ( Castle Cove ): Beenrour 418m, Eagles Hill 549m, Mullaghbeg 509m
SW: Coomduff: Coomduff 244m
SW: Deenish: Deenish Island (2) 144m
SW: Esknaloughoge: Esknaloughoge 416m, Esknaloughoge North Top 420m
SW: Scarriff: Scarriff Island 252m
SW: Sneem: An Bheann Mhór 309.3m, Dereenavurrig Hill 261m, Knockanamadane 270m, Knocknafreaghane 316.5m, Knocknagullion 413m
SW: Staigue: Staigue Top 459m, Staigue NE Top 435m

Note: this list of places may include island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Knocknagantee West Top, 553m Mountain Cnoc na gCáinte (mullach thiar) A name in Irish,
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For origin of name, see Knocknagantee., Kerry County in Munster province, in Arderin Beg, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Cnoc na gCáinte (mullach thiar) is the 417th highest place in Ireland.
Grid Reference V64641 73398, OS 1:50k mapsheet 78&83
Place visited by: 32 members, recently by: markmjcampion, jackos, Krzysztof_K, chelman7, DeirdreM, Grumbler, Wilderness, Colin Murphy, muddyboots, annem, dodser, jlk, thomas_g, eamonoc, peter1
I visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member for this.)
Longitude: -9.967144, Latitude: 51.896834, Easting: 64641, Northing: 73398, Prominence: 15m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 464620 573460
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & siltstone, (St. Finans Sandstone Formation)

  Short or GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc553, 10 char: KnckngWstT

Gallery for Knocknagantee West Top (Cnoc na gCáinte (mullach thiar)) and surrounds
Summary for Knocknagantee West Top (Cnoc na gCáinte (mullach thiar)): Fine Arderin Beg with spectacular views.
Summary created by Colin Murphy 2022-09-05 18:11:14
   picture about Knocknagantee West Top (<em>Cnoc na gCáinte (mullach thiar)</em>)
Picture: Lough Adoolig & Lough Toomeenbog, seen from ridge on approach
Often done alongside Knocknagantee itself, but this Ardering Beg may be done in isolation. One starting point is Eagles L (V66918 71228), which is the start of a trail. It is next to farm buildings but the farmer has no issue with people parking, and there is room for several cars. Follow the well-established trail as it meanders up the mountain - it is steepish in parts. At A (V66292 72935), where the trail turns sharply right, leave trail and head NW directly up the grassy slope, ground firm and obstacle free. At B (V65862 73344) you should cross a much lesser trail - just wide enough for one person - and follow it directly west for about 1.5km, crossing one substantial rise before the top comes into view. The summit is an elevated grassy area bump about 100m long, with the high point at the eastern end, marked by a stone and toppled post. Allow 3 hours minimum up and down.
Member Comments for Knocknagantee West Top (Cnoc na gCáinte (mullach thiar))

   picture about Knocknagantee West Top (<em>Cnoc na gCáinte (mullach thiar)</em>)
Picture: Multiple choice views from summit.
Lots of high points
by Colin Murphy 5 Sep 2022
While the views here are incomparable on a good day, I found that the 100m-long, grassy summit area has one of those annoying traits whereby if you go to one end, the other end looks higher, and then when you go to the other end, where you were in the first place looks higher. I wandered up and down with GPS in hand and eventually spotted a solitary rock in the grass at the eastern end, and my GPS informed me that it was 1m higher than the other end. Anyway, it was worth all the wandering about, as the views from all sides are worth taking in. This is looking west over Lough Dhoire Lanna, but turn in any direction and you won't be disappointed. This is one to save for a clear day. Linkback:
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