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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, Purple cross-bedded sandstone Bedrock

Height: 792m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 71 Grid Reference: Q73317 08255 This summit has been logged as climbed by 125 members. Recently by: Dean, Bunsen7, Eirepur, IainT, Wilderness, eamonoc, ericjones, PeakPaul, markmjcampion, muddyboots, mickeysla, Krumel, tsheehy, bossyboots, chalky
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Longitude: -9.854097, Latitude: 52.211966 , Easting: 73317, Northing: 108255 Prominence: 17m,   Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 473294 608309,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Grh792, 10 char: Gearhan792
Bedrock type: Purple cross-bedded sandstone, (Cappagh Sandstone Formation)

Between Gearhane and the summit of Caherconree are two rock features known as Finn Mac Cool's Table and Finn Mac Cool's Chair.   Gearhane is the 49th highest summit in Ireland.

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Ascent from the Derrymore Valley .. by group   (Show all for Gearhane)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Gearhane in area Slieve Mish, Ireland
Picture: The Ridge to Gearhane
 
jackill on Gearhane, 2006
by jackill  20 Jan 2006
I took this photo on the ridge between Caherconree and Gearhane.
The sandstone conglomerate formations in the foreground are quite striking in appearance. Behind is the rocky summit area of Gearhane. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/47/comment/2153/
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It's a long, joint-mangling descent from Gearhane .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for Gearhane)
 
An excellent point to start for much of the south .. by simon3   (Show all for Gearhane)
 
Excellent views down to the bay and well worth ta .. by paul_a_newton   (Show all for Gearhane)
 
Simon's theory on the view westward .. by stargazer   (Show all for Gearhane)
 
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