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The Comeragh and Monavullagh Mountains are a glaciated mountain range situated in the south east of Ireland in County Tipperary and County Waterford. They are located between the town of Clonmel in County Tipperary and the village of Kilmacthomas in County Waterford.
The twelve mountains which form the Comeragh Mountains are very popular for mountain climbers and hikers. The highest peak is Fauscoum at 792 m (2,598 ft).
Hostel located in village of Rathgormack at foot of Knockanaffrin ridge also climbing wall and club located in Rathgormack.Hostel located in village of Fews/Kilmacthomas. Hanora's cottage guest house located near Ballymacarbry in Nire valley.From foot of mountain to summit about 1hr 45 min to 2 hr walk.
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Beware that fog and cloud can hang round the plateaux of mountain when neighbouring mountains are clear.Summit is covered by bog,ideal time to tackle summit is during a good freeze up as bog becomes solid and makes faster travel underfoot.Good dry spell during Summer also great time to explore.Summit surrounded by cliffs and coums.Great views to be had especially when air mass originates in north views can extend as far as Wicklow mountains to north east.Notable views of Waterford city suspension bridge,Waterford coast,Hook lighthouse, Saltee islands, Sievenamon,Galtee mountains, Knockmealdown mountains,Slieve Bloom and Blackstairs mountains, Clonmel, Dungarvan, Carrick on Suir,Waterford city.Much coniferous forest surrounding foothills also up to 2000 feet in places especially on northern slopes of Knockanaffrin Ridge.