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Caha Mountains Area   Cen: Knockowen Subarea
Place count in area: 57, OSI/LPS Maps: 83, 84, 85, 88 
Highest place:
Hungry Hill, 682m
Maximum height for area: 682 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 400 metres,

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Knockowen Mountain Cnoc Eoghain A name in Irish (Ir. Cnoc Eoghain [OSI], 'hill of Eoghan') Cork/ Kerry County in Munster Province, 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 150 members. Recently by: CaminoPat, PrzemekPanczyk, nolo, SeanPurcell, gernee, annem, eoghancarton, paddyman, No1Grumbler, bandre, tfm9, Turlo143, GerSomers, eamonoc, daitho9
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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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On my second trip to Ireland in 1990 I walked fro .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Knockowen (Cnoc Eoghain))
 
South face .. by Onzy   (Show all for Knockowen (Cnoc Eoghain))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockowen (<i>Cnoc Eoghain</i>) in area Caha Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Glanmore Lough
 
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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 A 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. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/175/comment/20159/
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Knockowen’s north-west face is very impressive. .. by simon3   (Show all for Knockowen (Cnoc Eoghain))
 
Eagles as seen from the Cnoc Eoghain ridge .. by ciarraioch   (Show all for Knockowen (Cnoc Eoghain))
 
Beara Walk October .. by davsheen   (Show all for Knockowen (Cnoc Eoghain))
 
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