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Ascending the Knockbrinneas from the north.

Knockbrinnea West Top: Larger Twin

Knockaunanattin West Top: Views, loughs and a navigational aid.

Knockaunanattin West Top: First step to Stumpa Duloigh

Knockaunanattin West Top: Impressive defile start leads to airy ridgeline.

Long Island: No sign of the Great Gatsby

Carran NE Top: Approach via wind farm tracks

Walk on tracks above Glendalough

Lobawn Loop - Clockwise avoids any steep ascent! Easy stream crossing.

Knockree: Reasonably clear path to summit

Circumnavigation of Tawny Rower

Little Sugar Loaf: Windy at the top

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Nagles Mountains Area   NW: Knocknaskagh Subarea
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,

Places in area Nagles Mountains:
E: Tallow:   Knockroe 177m
N: Fermoy Hills:   Ballydorgan 177mCorrin 220m
NW: Knocknaskagh:   Corran 407.5mKnocknaskagh 426.5mKnocknaskagh North Top 406.3mSeefin 424m
S: Dungourney:   Garrylaurence Hill 236mKnockakeo 238m

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 Munster Province, in Carn List, Purple mudstone and sandstone Bedrock

Height: 426.5m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 80 Grid Reference: W70337 95060
Place visited by 78 members. Recently by: Petecal423, childminder05, Colin Murphy, Leatra, Carolyn105, dregish, TippHiker, markmjcampion, Musheraman, MisterMoe, ConMack23, wicklore, mlmoroneybb, chelman7, conorb
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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 820th highest in Ireland.

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Spruce yourself up .. by group   (Show all for Knocknaskagh (Cnoc na Sceach))
 
No.2 of 400m+ summits for me since I starting wal .. by MatthewBranch   (Show all for Knocknaskagh (Cnoc na Sceach))
 
Knocknaskagh was the first stop on a long Sunday .. by jackill   (Show all for Knocknaskagh (Cnoc na Sceach))
 
Start of a blitz of climbs for gribboneer-of-the .. by paddyobpc   (Show all for Knocknaskagh (Cnoc na Sceach))
 
A Tale of Two Carparks
by Pepe  2 Mar 2019
Please note - as mentioned by Paddyobpc in another comment (on page 2) - the location labelled A and referred to as "Castleblagh Forestry Entrance" on the map indeed bears no relation to the main forestry entrance outside Ballyhooley. Uncannilly, both entrances referred to in the Knocknaskagh posts have room for about five cars each (as mentioned by others - for both) which only makes it more confusing. To cut a long story short I got there, eventually, but was too whacked battling through trees trying to find my way to even consider the north top - for another day hopefully. The venture was worth it though to see a red squirrel dart across the forest trail about ten yards in front of me. The most bushy-tailed, most gorgeous fiery red you could imagine. That made the day.
To compound the confusion regarding location, the official forestry entrance has a board map, but if you look at it closely you will see that the "You Are Here" arrow points, not to "here", but to "there"! This is because the arrow is pointing, not at the main entrance where you are but to a lesser entrance a kilometre or two back the road towards Ballyhooly - you couldn't make it up. You need your whits about you to tackle this one. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/702/comment/20429/
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This is my second hillwalk with Bishopstown Hillw .. by jel   (Show all for Knocknaskagh (Cnoc na Sceach))
 
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