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Knocknagorraveela Mountain Cnoc na gCorrmhíolta A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc na gCorrmhíolta [OSI], 'hill of the midges') Kerry County, in Arderin List, Purple & green sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 507m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 85 Grid Reference: V87174 62520
Place visited by 41 members. Recently by: Lauranna, ilenia, melohara, Onzy, PeakPaul, IainT, Martinpeak, CaptainVertigo, muddyboots, marcheur92, trekker, ciarraioch, shaunkelly, simoburn, chalky
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Longitude: -9.636408, Latitude: 51.804127 , Easting: 87174, Northing: 62520 Prominence: 152m,  Isolation: 1.2km
ITM: 487148 562584,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc508, 10 char: Knckngrvl
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

Alternatively this name may derive from Cnoc na Garbhghaile [T6000], 'hill of the rough wind'.   Knocknagorraveela is the 547th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocknagorraveela in area Caha Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Clonee Lough with Knockagarrane on the left
 
Access (from) all areas
Short Summary created by simon3, thomas_g,  18 Nov 2013
From a summit baggers perspective, it's most likely you'll be approaching from the Beara Way via Derrysallagh and/or Knocknagorraveela NE. The approach from Knocknagorraveela NE is straightforward, but care needs to be taken if you are taking the direct route from Derrysallagh as the area around the river in the valley between the tops has some nasty hidden holes.
Another place to start is at the forest entrance at V846626 A in the Clonee Valley. This glacial valley is well worth a visit in its own right having dramatic sides and big lakes. Leave the road and head into the valley to the W of Knocknagorraveela. If you go through 854629 B your track should be on uncultivated ground west of any fields. The river can be crossed somewhere to the NW of the summit for example at 866632 C.
Distant views from the summit (the location of which is somewhat unclear) are good, but the level nature of the summit area restricts the view somewhat. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/441/comment/5200/
 
Potentially there are a lot of access points for .. by simon3   (Show all for Knocknagorraveela)
 
There are only a few things that actually improve .. by simon3   (Show all for Knocknagorraveela)
 
The ridge SW from this summit has very rough grou .. by simon3   (Show all for Knocknagorraveela)
 
No pictures, due to a dull 29th December. No epon .. by milo   (Show all for Knocknagorraveela)
 
The long, narrow summit of Knocknagorraveela offe .. by colin murphy   (Show all for Knocknagorraveela)
 
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