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The Big Gun Mountain An Gunna Mór A name in Irish
also Lackagarrin, Foilnabreachaun an extra name in English
(Ir. An Gunna Mór [TH], 'the big gun') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish 900s Lists, Well-bedded grey sandstone Bedrock

Height: 939m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V84069 84500 This summit has been logged as climbed by 386 members. Recently by: Helenha, oldpragmatist, wjnunan, GillSte, IainT, Philhanson, Kaiser, rleahy, ShayGlynn, ericjones, Martinpeak, jcincork, eugeneryan959, maike, conormcbandon
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.688792, Latitude: 52.000944 , Easting: 84069, Northing: 84500 Prominence: 74m,   Isolation: 0.3km
ITM: 484044 584559,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ThBgGn, 10 char: ThBgGn
Bedrock type: Well-bedded grey sandstone, (Lough Acoose Sandstone Formation)

This peak is at the S end of the arete connecting it to Cruach Mhór.   The Big Gun is the 10th highest summit in Ireland.

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Did this from West to East - apparently it's not .. by Conor74   (Show all for The Big Gun)
 
Did the ridge from Cruach Mhor around to the Devi .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for The Big Gun)
 
i traversed the ridge 2/10/05 starting near brand .. by KPCFC   (Show all for The Big Gun)
 
Climb the mountains and get their good tidings .. by jackill   (Show all for The Big Gun)
 
Cruach Mhor to Big Gun - Bring a Change of Underw .. by ciarraioch   (Show all for The Big Gun)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain The Big Gun in area MacGillycuddy
 
jackill on The Big Gun, 2004
by jackill  29 Aug 2004
Looking back along the ridge to The Big Gun and Cruach Mhor with its Grotto. Pat is on the path which is fairly well defined along the top of the ridge - after this one he's is threatening to take up golf.
The path keeps generally to the south side of the ridge which is steep rather than the sheer drop down to Loch Coimin Paist that greets you on the north side of the ridge. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/10/comment/1146/
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