Cookies. This website uses cookies, which are small text files that the website puts on your computer to facilitate operation. Cookies help us provide a better service to you. They are used to track general user traffic information and to help the website function properly.

Click to hide this notice for 30 days.
Welcome to MountainViews
If you want to use the website often please enrol (quick and free) at top right.
Overview
Detail
Zoom: ??
For more map options click on any overview map area or any detail map feature.
Find Suggested Walks
Find hill, mountain, island, coastal feature.
Videos
(none available)
Recent Contributions
Get Notifications

Coastal Hills: 35 added for Kerry

Cuilcagh: Route from South

Loughsalt Mountain: A popular attraction for quite a long time

Cuilcagh: The Roof of the Border

Sumitteering Brandon Peak via Brandon on a hard day.

Great views and a great name for your first summit after surgery

An Cnoc Maol Mór: Easy summit overlooking Dingle

Too beautiful for words...

Only did it to log it - and it nearly did me!

An Bhinn Dubh: The Black Ben

OpenTopoMap layer...

Take the righteous path via the pilgrim's way

Conditions and Info
Use of MountainViews is governed by conditions and a privacy policy.
Read general information about the site.
Opinions in material here are not necessarily endorsed by MountainViews.
Hillwalking is a risk sport. Information in comments, walks or shared GPS tracks may not be accurate for example as regards safety or access permission. You are responsible for your safety and your permission to walk.
See the credits and list definitions.
Video display
Shehy/Knockboy Area
Rating graphic.
Knockboy South Top Mountain For origin of name, see Knockboy. Cork County, in Arderin List, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 532m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85 Grid Reference: W00592 60585
Place visited by 49 members. Recently by: Niamhq, bryanjbarry, Wilderness, Grumbler, muddyboots, hivisibility, Deise-Man, ciarraioch, FrankMc1964, 3K_Fters, ilenia, Juanita, PeakPaul, melohara, Lauranna
I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.441399, Latitude: 51.789288 , Easting: 100592, Northing: 60585 Prominence: 37m,  Isolation: 1.5km
ITM: 500563 560649,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc532, 10 char: KnckbySthT
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

Previously Curramore in MV.   Knockboy South Top is the 437th highest place in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/389/
COMMENTS for Knockboy South Top 1 of 1  
Follow this place's comments
This summit is more like just a piece of high gro .. by john_desmond   (Show all for Knockboy South Top)
 
Come Sei Bella! .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Knockboy South Top)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockboy South Top in area Shehy/Knockboy, Ireland
Picture: Bantry framed by the Valley
 
Getting Back to Priest's Leap Gap
by CaptainVertigo  18 Sep 2015
Contouring back to Priest's Leap Gap from Knockboy South Top requires some concentration as the terrain, as you approach the gap, is hazardous. I found it difficult to stop turning around to have another look at Bantry Bay framed by the lovely valley. This is heady stuff. Several hours earlier, as I arrived at the gap from the south I saw a zany red van parked precariously by the side of the road with an elevated roof and padded tinfoil insulating the windows. When my day's work was done, I stood in the eye of the gap ,and the little red van sailed by. The occupants were a most beautiful young couple. They beamed with happiness. I felt momentarily like an interloper between the chiming of the exquisite scenery and the radiance of the archetypal pair. I was very glad for them. Of course everything passes. Not just the young couple but the valley and the mountains themselves. How can things that have ever existed cease to exist? If things exist at all must they not continue to exist in some dimension that is beyond us? A good day in the mountains allows the walker to dwell on such dilemmas Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/389/comment/18319/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
The View from There .. by CaptainVertigo   (Show all for Knockboy South Top)
 
Round of Inchinagoum 2 .. by three5four0   (Show all for Knockboy South Top)
 
(End of comment section for Knockboy South Top.)

OSi logo OSNI/LPS logo
Some mapping:
Open Street Map
(Various variations used.)
British summit data courtesy:
Database of British & Irish Hills
(Creative Commons Licence)
MountainViews.ie, a Hill-walking Website for the island of Ireland. 1100+ Visitors per day, 2100 Summiteers, 1300 Contributors.