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Knockbrinnea (W) Mountain Cnoc Broinne (Thiar) A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Broinne [TH], 'hill of the breast') Kerry County, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Well-bedded grey sandstone Bedrock

Height: 854m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V80778 85818
Place visited by 220 members. Recently by: bergman, nioclas, JimMc, amgall, PaulNolan, bryanjbarry, Pazapas, Podgemus, Lauranna, sharonporter, Dean, marchiggins, IainT, jacek22m, patphelan
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Longitude: -9.737131, Latitude: 52.012051 , Easting: 80778, Northing: 85818 Prominence: 29m,  Isolation: 0.3km
ITM: 480755 585873,   GPS IDs, 6 char: KnckbW, 10 char: KnckbrnW
Bedrock type: Well-bedded grey sandstone, (Lough Acoose Sandstone Formation)

Knockbrinnea is a shoulder of Beenkeragh overlooking the Hag's Glen.   Knockbrinnea (W) is the 16th highest place in Ireland.

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Dan on Knockbrinnea (W), 2004
by Dan  1 Sep 2004
Climbed Knockbrinnea east and west as part of a day long hike taking in Beenkeragh, Carrauntoohil and Caher. Left our campsite beside Lough Callee and started the climb from near the outlet of Lough Gouragh. Its quite a steep and long climb to the top from here. It doesn’t present any major obstacles, its just a bit of an endurance test really, being a long and steady climb. The view back toward Stoompenaduff and Carrauntoohil is great though and on the other side a great view out toward Dingle Bay. Once you’ve reached this summit most of the hard work climbing Beenkeragh has already been done. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/16/comment/1158/
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Taken from the summit of Carrauntoohil this photo .. by jackill   (Show all for Knockbrinnea (W))
 
Knockbrinnea .. by jlk   (Show all for Knockbrinnea (W))
 
From summit of its sister peak to the East IV 810 .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Knockbrinnea (W))
 
Knockbrinnea brings out the best in you. .. by jlk   (Show all for Knockbrinnea (W))
 
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