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.
Detail Map Features
Find Suggested Walks
Find hill, mountain, island, coastal feature.
Videos


Recent Contributions
Get Notifications

Ffrwd Ergyr SW Top: Long tusocky grass treverse around lakes to summit

Y Glog [Draws Drum]: Tusocky grass to cross and than onto ridge

Cefn Chwarelmelyn: Long trek to summit near lakes

Cefn Croes: The steep and difficult ascent from the valley

Bryn Llychese [Banc Nant-rhys]: Short trek to summit from track

Banc Dolwen: Short trek to summit from track

Cefn Croes: Long trek and a river crfossing to get to summit

Y Glog SW Top: Short climb to summit from track

Gummer's How: Great views of the lake

Gummer's How: Short trek to summit

Grassgarth Heights: Short trek to summit

Black Combe South Top: False summit marked by cairn

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
North Mayo Area   S: Bangor Erris Hills Subarea
Place count in area: 19, OSI/LPS Maps: 22, 23 
Highest place:
Maumakeogh, 379m
Maximum height for area: 379 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 294 metres,

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
Rating graphic.
Knocklettercuss Hill Leitir Cois A name in Irish
(Ir. Leitir Cois [amended from OSNB], 'wet hillside of the
river-bank')
Mayo County in Connacht Province, in Binnion List, Banded, graded and X-bedded quartzites. Bedrock

Height: 370m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 23 Grid Reference: F87595 19817
Place visited by 29 members. Recently by: Lauranna, eamonoc, Oileanach, Fergalh, hivisibility, Ulsterpooka, tsheehy, Krumel, rowanofravara, scapania, Garmin, GSheehy, frankmc04, trekker, barrymayo
I have visited this place: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.719648, Latitude: 54.115169 , Easting: 87595, Northing: 319817 Prominence: 212m,  Isolation: 2.4km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 487569 819823,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc370, 10 char: Knckltrcs
Bedrock type: Banded, graded and X-bedded quartzites., (Bangor/Corslieve Formation)

The Ordnance Survey Name Book gives Leitir Cos as the derivation of this name, which it interprets as 'spewy hillside of the foot'. Leitir Cos appears to be an error for Leitir Cois.   Knocklettercuss is the second highest hill in the North Mayo area and the 1017th highest in Ireland.

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/878/
COMMENTS for Knocklettercuss (Leitir Cois) 1 of 1  
Follow this place's comments
Set out to reach the summit of Knocklettercuss us .. by Big-Foot   (Show all for Knocklettercuss (Leitir Cois))
 
Slieve Doom .. by Geansai   (Show all for Knocklettercuss (Leitir Cois))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knocklettercuss (<i>Leitir Cois</i>) in area North Mayo, Ireland
 
Nice circular route
by PaulRevere  13 Jul 2013
Climbed 13.7.13 with Mrs and three kids. Parked at gaa pitch and headed along bangor trail. Similar to last comment turned up the slopes to top. Steep climb but very flat at top. Went down other side to Briska and back into Bangor. 4 and half hours. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/878/comment/15039/
Your Score: Very useful <<  >>Average
 
(End of comment section for Knocklettercuss (Leitir Cois).)

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. 2100 Summiteers, 1400 Contributors, Monthly Newsletter since 2007