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Donegal North Area   E: Fanad Subarea
Place count in area: 9, OSI/LPS Maps: 2 
Highest place:
Knockalla, 363m
Maximum height for area: 363 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 328 metres,

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Knockalla Hill Cnoc Colbha A name in Irish, also The Devil's Backbone an extra name in English (Ir. Cnoc Colbha [OSI], 'hill of the ledge or edge') Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Binnion List, Whitish quartzite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 363m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 2 Grid Reference: C23592 34284
Place visited by 39 members. Recently by: pmeldrum, cairns-pj, Q35on, Fergalh, trostanite, NICKY, Aidy, Lucky1, sperrinlad, Ulsterpooka, kmoore, MichaelE, jimbloomer, sandman, nobutada
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Longitude: -7.630717, Latitude: 55.155148 , Easting: 223592, Northing: 434284 Prominence: 328m,  Isolation: 4.1km
ITM: 623536 934265,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc363, 10 char: Knockalla
Bedrock type: Whitish quartzite with pebble beds, (Slieve Tooey Quartzite Formation)

Knockalla has twin summits of the same height. It is also known as the Devil's Backbone.   Cnoc Colbha is the highest hill in the Donegal North area and the 1032th highest in Ireland. Cnoc Colbha is the second most southerly summit and also the second most easterly in the Donegal North area.

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Fanad-tastic Ridge Walk .. by gerrym   (Show all for Knockalla (Cnoc Colbha))
 
The Traverse of the Devils Back Bone .. by three5four0   (Show all for Knockalla (Cnoc Colbha))
 
There are 2 good ways to enjoy the Knockalla moun .. by glasgowjim   (Show all for Knockalla (Cnoc Colbha))
 
Colbha is Irish for a ledge or shelf, and in this .. by pdtempan   (Show all for Knockalla (Cnoc Colbha))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockalla (<i>Cnoc Colbha</i>) in area Donegal North, Ireland
Picture: The loughs in the centre of the ridge.
 
Try To Walk The Whole Ridge
by Aidy  19 Apr 2017
I started at C247 336 C and followed the good quality track up to the loughs in the centre of the ridge, then headed south west to the summit. The views there are stunning, taking in the sea channels on either side of the Fanad Peninsula, and across to the Rosguill Peninsula and beyond too. After visiting the summit, it is worth walking to the other high point on the north east end of the ridge for the views over the two loughs on the ridge itself, and also new views over to Inishowen, and down on the nearby beach at Portsalon. Even after this extension to the walk, there will be time to take in other nearby hills. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/884/comment/18891/
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A nice gentle walk - one way up is to go up the l .. by zayrah   (Show all for Knockalla (Cnoc Colbha))
 
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