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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 384 members. Recently by: wjnunan, GillSte, IainT, Philhanson, Kaiser, rleahy, ShayGlynn, ericjones, Martinpeak, jcincork, eugeneryan959, maike, conormcbandon, t.jay, tommccarthy
I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)

Longitude: -9.68882, Latitude: 52.000934 , Easting: 84069, Northing: 84500 Prominence: 74m,   Isolation: 0.3km
ITM: 484042 584558,   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)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain The Big Gun in area MacGillycuddy
Picture: crux between big gun and cruach mhor
KPCFC on The Big Gun, 2005
by KPCFC  6 Dec 2005
i traversed the ridge 2/10/05 starting near brandons cottage at 5:30 and finishing at the climbers inn in glencar about 8:30, a big day, over 15 summits, now i have a torn cartilage to show for it (coming down caher). the toughest section is between cruach mhor and big gun, it was wet from the mist/cloud and i was horrifiied to discover my newish boots slipped easy, so i came off the ridge and managed to traverse on the loch side about 50 feet from the top,then climbed back to the top of big gun, it wasn't straightforward but a better option (for me) than dropping down to the lake. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/10/comment/2077/
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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)
Looking back along the ridge to The Big Gun and C .. by jackill   (Show all for The Big Gun)
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