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Suggested Walks Starting on the detail map above. Hopefully useful.
Important Note: Walks presented here are members shared tracks shown in the hope that they may be useful to you but with no guarantee. You need to determine whether any given track is appropriate for you and your party as per these conditions.
Place count in area: 15, OSI/LPS Maps: 70
Highest place: Brandon, 951.7m Maximum height for area: 951.7 metres, Maximum prominence for area: 934 metres,
Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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 08791 Place visited by 211 members. Recently by: PaulNolan, ilenia, Owenloughrey, gfmurphy101, tommyclarke, TommyV, MickC, Polarstern, Dean, IainT, rleahy, Martinpeak, thomas_g, gerrym, ericjones I have visited this place: 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 place in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/37/?PHPSESSID=c8prei90tq78nvipe97jl65em1