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Caha Mountains Area , N: Coomnadiha Subarea
Feature count in area: 57, by county: Cork: 32, Kerry: 36, of which 11 are in both Cork and Kerry, OSI/LPS Maps: 83, 84, 85, 88
Highest Place: Hungry Hill 682m

Starting Places (51) in area Caha Mountains:
Ardgroom, Barley Lake North, Bere Island Pier, Caha Pass, Canshanavoe South, Carriganine, Cashelkeelty Stone Circles Carpark, Castletownbere Lifeboat Harbour, Clashduff River Farm, Coolieragh Harbour Road, Coomadayallig Lake Road N, Coomadayallig Lake Road S, Cooryeen Lane, Cummer Lough East Road, Derreenataggart Stone Circle Road, Dromoghty Lough North, Dunboy Wood, Esk Boreen, Eyeries, Fehanah Lane, Garinish Island Pier, Glantrasna Bridge, Glenbeg Lough N, Glengarriff, Glengarriff Nature Reserve CP, Gleninchaquin Waterfall, Gowlaun Lough, Healy Pass, Healy Pass Hairpin, Ilnacullin Car Park, Kenmare Bridge, Knockacullin Lane, Leahill Bog, Leitrim Beg Standing Stone, Lough Inchiquin SE, Magannagan Stream, Molly Gallivan's Visitor Centre, Nora's Cottage, Old Lansdowne School, Owgarriff River Lane, Peg's Shop, Pooleen Wood Car Park, Red Trout Lake, Reenroe Bridge, River Drimminboy Track, Rossmackowen Bridge, Rossmackowen Cemetery, Shronebirrane Farm, Shronebirrane Road, Toberbanaha, Turner's Rock Tunnel

Summits & other features in area Caha Mountains:
Cen: Hungry Hill: Coombane 510m, Derryclancy 554m, Hungry Hill 682m
Cen: Knockowen: Cushnaficulla 594m, Glenkeel Top 417m, Knockastumpa 398m, Knockeirky 577m, Knockeirky South Top 523m, Knockowen 658m, Stookeennalackareha 412m
E: Glengarriff: Derrynafulla SW 375m, Gowlbeg Mountain 362m, Nareera 530m, Nareera North Top 503m, Nareera South-West Top 505m, Shrone Hill 283m, Sugarloaf Mountain 574m, Sugarloaf Mountain Far West Top 560m, Sugarloaf Mountain West Top 565m
N: Coomnadiha: Baurearagh Mountain 489m, Caha Far SE Top 555m, Caha SE Top 585m, Coomnadiha 644m, Coomnalack Top 435m, Cummeenbaun 510m, Droppa 522m, Killane Mountain 537m, Killane Mountain South-West Top 533m, Knockagarrane 414m, Knockreagh 500m
N: Knockeirka: Barraduff Mountain 400m, Killaha Mountain 400m, Knockeirka 426m
N: Knocknagorraveela: Derrysallagh 410m, Feorus East 474m, Knocknagorraveela 507m, Knocknagorraveela NE Top 464m
N: Lauragh: Knockanoughanish 386m, Knockatee 330m
S: Castletownbere: Disert 205m, Knockanallig (Bear Island) 267m
W: Ardgroom: Derryvour Hill 160m
W: Eskatarriff: Coomacloghane 599m, Eskatarriff 600.5m, Eskatarriff East Top 532.7m, Knocknaveacal North Top 509.1m, Knocknaveacal South Top 507.2m, Lackabane 603m, Tooreenbaha 408.7m, Tooreennamna 524m, Tooth Mountain 592m
W: Knocknagree: Knocknagree 586m, Knocknagree East Top 461m, Knocknagree SE Top 442m, Lackawee 572m, Maulin 621m, Maulin North Top 579m

Note: this list of places may include island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Knockreagh, 500m Mountain An Cnoc Riabhach A name in Irish,
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(Ir. An Cnoc Riabhach [OSI], 'the grey/brindled hill'), Kerry County in Munster province, in Arderin Lists, Knockreagh is the 570th highest place in Ireland.
Grid Reference V82696 61356, OS 1:50k mapsheet 84
Place visited by: 62 members, recently by: Ianhhill, maoris, Superterence, osullivanm, mountainmike, Taisce, chelman7, annem, learykid, wicklore, eoghancarton, daitho9, muddyboots, hivisibility, Fergalh
I visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member for this.)
Longitude: -9.700917, Latitude: 51.792722, Easting: 82696, Northing: 61356, Prominence: 65m,  Isolation: 1.4km
ITM: 482670 561417
Bedrock type: Purple & green sandstone & siltstone, (Caha Mountain Formation)

  Short or GPS IDs, 6 char: Knckrg, 10 char: Knockreagh

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Summary for Knockreagh (An Cnoc Riabhach): Easy and Hard Roads
Summary created by Onzy 2015-07-21 09:04:56
Knockreagh is the northern outlier of the summits which circle Grantrasna.

From the west, on the R571, there is a gated farm track at CrGanine (V80519 60522) with room to park one car without blocking the entrance. From here the track leads almost to the summit and an out-and-back from here should take less than 90 minutes. Knockreagh could also be approached from parking deep within Glantrasna itself, at GlTrasna Bge (V82637 59648), although this involves some steep overgrown ground, particularly at the lower reaches.

A more complete route is to take in the summit as part of a circuit of the entire valley. Parking at either point allows access to a round taking in Knockreagh, Coomnadiha, Caha (not MV-listed), Droppa and Cummenbaun. In either case an amount of road-walking will be necessary. The entire circuit should take around 6 hours.
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Member Comments for Knockreagh (An Cnoc Riabhach)
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            MountainViews.ie picture about Knockreagh (<em>An Cnoc Riabhach</em>)
Picture: Knockreagh's view to Kilmakilloge Harbour.
simon3 on Knockreagh
by simon3 28 Mar 2006
In many ways the most interesting places in the Caha Mountains are to be found at the edges where glacial action has cut deep valleys and steep cliffs. On the northern side of the Cahas, the valley of Glenrastel is best known, however its smaller cousin Glentrasna is worth a visit. Knockreagh is the northern outlier of the summits circling Glentrasna.

One obvious way to reach it is by leaving the R571 road (Tuosist to Lauragh) at CrGanine (V805 605). Walk up the track which goes at least as far as is marked on the 1:50k map. The track deteriorates badly towards the end, nevertheless the time I visited there were distinct tractor tracks almost to the end.
The summit is a great vantage point for views SW along the north Beara coast.
Two isolated peaks stick up out of the low plain before the inlet of Kilmakilloge Harbour. They are visible in the photo as the nearer dark lump (Knockanoughanish) and, just visible, the top on the skyline at the right (Knockatee). Though both under 400m these distinctive summits are very obvious from many parts of the Glentrasna circuit. Beyond stretches the coastline, not so visible on the murky day this picture was taken. To the left the rising ground leads to the delights of Tooth Mountain (590m) and Coomacloghane (599m). Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/456/comment/2235/
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Picture: Cummeenadillure Lough
colin murphy on Knockreagh
by colin murphy 24 Aug 2009
En route to Knockreagh from Coomnadiha one happens upon this spectacular view of Cummeenadillure Lough (point A (V833 607)) Also spotted a couple of herds of wild goats nearby. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/456/comment/4040/
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Picture: Knockatee
eric on Knockreagh
by eric 21 Mar 2006
Some photos to add of the mountains, valleys & harbours mentioned in Simon's comment on Knockreagh Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/456/comment/2237/
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            MountainViews.ie picture about Knockreagh (<em>An Cnoc Riabhach</em>)
Picture: Knockgarrane above Lough Napeasta.
simon3 on Knockreagh
by simon3 28 Mar 2006
Around 350m north of the summit of Knockreagh there's a sharp drop to Lough Napeasta seen as the nearer lake in the picture. Further away two of the Clonee lakes (Upper on the right, middle to the left) are visible as is the Uragh wood (between L. Napeasta and Upper Clonee Lough). This wood and surrounds are a Nature Reserve designated in 1982 and a distinctive habitat listed on Annex I of the E.U. Habitats Directive. It is famous for semi-natural oak and birch. Apparently the Kerry slug can be found and a colony of bats in a deserted house further east and up the valley (right in the picture).

Another way up Knockreagh that is mentioned (though I haven't tried it) starts on the Beara Way at
Trout L (V831 638) between the Middle and Upper Clonee Loughs. The Beara Way uses a track which stops north of Knockgarrane, the spur to the left of Lough Napeasta. From the end of the track ascend Knockgarrane. Although the mist and shadowless light softens the impact, note the extremely corrugated nature of terrain of Knockgarrane above the lake described by David Herman [Hillwalker South Kerry and West Cork] ".. the slabs rising from the shore look like a steeply rising ploughed field." He even has a sketch of them. Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/456/comment/2240/
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Picture: Killmakilloge
eric on Knockreagh
by eric 21 Mar 2006
Some photos to add of the mountains, valleys & harbours mentioned in Simon's comment on Knockreagh Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/456/comment/2238/
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