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GearhaneMountainAn Géarán A name in Irish (Ir. An Géarán [OSI], 'the fang')KerryCounty, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Rhythmically bedded sandstone Bedrock
Height:803mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70Grid Reference: Q46825 08791This summit has been logged as climbed by 202 members. Recently by: IainT, rleahy, Martinpeak, thomas_g, gerrym, ericjones, eryri, Colin Murphy, Wilderness, Peter Walker, DenisMc, PeteBog, frankmc04, PeakPaul, mickeysla I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
The name refers to the peak's pointed profile when seen from the S. Note its relationship with its higher neighbour, Brandon Peak, which is Barr an Ghéaráin, 'top of the fang' in Irish.
Gearhane is the 38th highest summit in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/37/