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Knockowen Mountain Cnoc Eoghain A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc Eoghain [OSI], 'hill of Eoghan') Cork/ Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 658m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 84 Grid Reference: V80870 55393
Place visited by 122 members. Recently by: DNicholson, Juanita, sharonburns, jamesmforrest, Ulsterpooka, hivisibility, Lauranna, TommyV, trekker, msammon, shaygo, strangeweaver, vincentez, JimMc, aidand
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Longitude: -9.725271, Latitude: 51.738842 , Easting: 80870, Northing: 55393 Prominence: 373m,  Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 480849 555464,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckwn, 10 char: Knockowen
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

This is the highest peak in the Cahas between the Healy Pass and the Tunnels Road. Knockowen is also the name of a townland in the parish of Tuosist.   Knockowen is the second highest mountain in the Caha Mountains area and the 181st highest in Ireland.

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A fine reward awaits you .. by group   (Show all for Knockowen)
 
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by TommyV  2 Nov 2018
This is one of the most scenic walks I've encountered so far. As Knockowen is in the middle of the Beara peninsula which itself is in the middle of the five peninsulas of the South West, the views include the entire South side of the Iveragh peninsula, all of the Sheeps Head peninsula, parts of the Mizen peninsula, and all of the Caha mountains.

This can be hiked by parking at the little shop at top of the Healy pass on the R574 at V78643 53564 C which takes off about 300 metres from the climb, so getting to 658 meters is not that difficult. Simply cross the road and start climbing heading North East. Highly recommended. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/175/comment/20159/
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As described by Paddy Dillon this makes an excell .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for Knockowen)
 
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The highest point of the central Caha ridge walk .. by milo   (Show all for Knockowen)
 
Paddy Dillon [The Mountains of Ireland] says “Kno .. by simon3   (Show all for Knockowen)
 
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