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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 place has been logged as visited by 126 members. Recently by: ilenia, Dean, Bunsen7, Eirepur, IainT, Wilderness, eamonoc, ericjones, PeakPaul, markmjcampion, muddyboots, mickeysla, Krumel, tsheehy, bossyboots
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Longitude: -9.854034, Latitude: 52.2115 , Easting: 73317, Northing: 108255 Prominence: 17m,  Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 473297 608257,   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 third highest mountain in the Slieve Mish area and the 47th highest in Ireland.

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Ascent from the Derrymore Valley .. by group   (Show all for Gearhane)
 
I took this photo on the ridge between Caherconre .. by jackill   (Show all for Gearhane)
 
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)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Gearhane in area Slieve Mish, Ireland
Picture: View from Bartregaum along the Gearhane ridge
 
Simon's theory on the view westward
by stargazer  15 Aug 2010
In response to Simon's query regarding photos of Gearhane/Brandon Group from Gearhane/Slieve Mish I took this photo on a smashing August Sunday. Whilst it does not give the actual view Westward from Gearhane/SM it gives the view over Gearhane ridge and towards the Brandon Group. If I am not mistaken you can spot Brandon to the right, Brandon Peak and Gearhane/BG in the distance. From this perspective I would say that a similar view should be possible from Gearhane/SM. I will stand corrected on this of course! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/47/comment/6016/
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