Knocknaskagh 426.5m hill, Nagles Mountains Ireland at MountainViews.ie
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Nagles Mountains Area
Place count in area: 9, OSI/LPS Maps: 80, 81 
Highest place:
Knocknaskagh, 426.5m
Maximum height for area: 426.5 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 293 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Knocknaskagh Hill Cnoc na Sceach A name in Irish
The hill of the white thorn bushes, Translation of Cnoc na Sceach Cork County, in Carn List, Purple mudstone and sandstone Bedrock

Height: 426.5m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 80 Grid Reference: W70337 95060
Place visited by 58 members. Recently by: markwallace, magnumpig, ilenia, Daingean, Pepe, TommyV, Fergalh, Toolio, Juanita, CaminoPat, Dbosonnet, jasonmc, johnballinger, corkrats, DeltaP
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Longitude: -8.433654, Latitude: 52.107158 , Easting: 170338, Northing: 95060 Prominence: 293m,  Isolation: 1.1km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 570294 595117,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc427, 10 char: Kncknskgh
Bedrock type: Purple mudstone and sandstone, (Ballytrasna Formation)

Information derived from "Irish Place Names" by P.W Joyce, originally published in 1870   Knocknaskagh is the highest hill in the Nagles Mountains area and the 817th highest in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/702/
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Spruce yourself up .. by group   (Show all for Knocknaskagh)
 
No.2 of 400m+ summits for me since I starting wal .. by MatthewBranch   (Show all for Knocknaskagh)
 
Knocknaskagh was the first stop on a long Sunday .. by jackill   (Show all for Knocknaskagh)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocknaskagh in area Nagles Mountains, Ireland
Picture: Highest point of the Nagles
 
Start of a blitz of climbs for gribboneer-of-the-year
by paddyobpc  25 Jan 2017
In December of 2016 we heard about gribboneer-of-the-year http://www.highpointireland.com/gribboneer-of-the-year.html and with a good few Gribbons already done as part of the The County High Point Challenge we decided to look at the 186 Gribbons (http://www.highpointireland.com/the-gribbon-list.html) and focus on some of the more local ones to try and be in with a chance in the competition. Knocknaskagh (#Knocknaskagh427m) was one not too far away from us and even though we had never climbed this one before we now set out to have it climbed 4 times (the maximum allowed for gribboneer-of-the-year) before the end of December. We followed the route described by Jackill on here. Please note the location labelled A on the map and referred to as“Castleblagh forestry entrance” does not have any markings or signs and shouldn’t be mixed up with the main forestry entrance just outside Ballyhooly. Dillon(dillonkdy) and myself went to the summit on Dec 9th, 16th, 24th and 30th. It is a short walk considering it is the highest point in the Nagles, just 3.5Km up and back our fastest time of the 4 was just under 45 mins with 144m height climbed. For more pictures and details check out Dillon’s website at https://dillons32chpchallenge.github.io/progress/index.html Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/702/comment/18830/
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A Tale of Two Carparks .. by Pepe   (Show all for Knocknaskagh)
 
This is my second hillwalk with Bishopstown Hillw .. by jel   (Show all for Knocknaskagh)
 
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