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Gearhane Mountain An Géarán A name in Irish
(Ir. An Géarán [OSI], 'the fang') Kerry County, in Arderin Beg, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred Lists, Rhythmically bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 803m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 70 Grid Reference: Q46825 08791 This 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
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Longitude: -10.241621, Latitude: 52.210057 , Easting: 46825, Northing: 108791 Prominence: 25.9m,   Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 446808 608845,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Grhn, 10 char: Gearhane
Bedrock type: Rhythmically bedded sandstone, (Ballymore Sandstone Formation)

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.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Gearhane in area Brandon Group, Ireland
Picture: From the ridge to the north
Narrow ridge-shaped peak
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy, Onzy, aidand,  16 May 2016
Gearhane is usually climbed as part of a ridge walk including Mount Brandon and Brandon Peak. Save this top-class walk for a fine day. The walk can be done in either direction. Two cars are required to avoid a long road walk at the end. From Cloghane village take the side road near the church. Drive to the end at a place called Mullagh a Bheal ('mullock') Q470068 A. Park near the old farmhouse and then climb in a northerly direction to the summit. There is a narrow stretch over to Brandon Peak, then follow the ridge onto Mount Brandon. Descend to Faha, near Cloghane. In good weather the route is straightforward. However there are serious cliffs, so in poor visibility this is a testing route for any navigator. Allow 5 to 6 hours.

Video short summary to Gearhand & Brandon Peak here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fs2xayREu2s&feature=youtu.be Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/37/comment/4797/
The picture shows entire Brandon Ridge with Brand .. by jackill   (Show all for Gearhane)
I agree with Milo - and what a nice conclusion it .. by csd   (Show all for Gearhane)
Coming down off the Brandon ridge at Folach na Ma .. by liam   (Show all for Gearhane)
Kerry scenery to be a big star in Star Wars .. by Colin Murphy   (Show all for Gearhane)
Best done as a conclusion to the Brandon circuit. .. by milo   (Show all for Gearhane)
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