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The Big Gun Mountain An Gunna Mór A name in Irish
also Lackagarrin, Foilnabreachaun an extra name in English
(Ir. An Gunna Mór [TH], 'the big gun') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Best Hundred, Irish 900s Lists, Well-bedded grey sandstone Bedrock

Height: 939m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V84069 84500
Place visited by 411 members. Recently by: bergman, JimMc, denistreacy, Younghappy, amgall, Lauranna, Cmore_2, PaulNolan, pwbellarby, hawkeye.john62, Ulsterpooka, Owenloughrey, anekk11, ilenia, owen
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Longitude: -9.688792, Latitude: 52.000944 , Easting: 84069, Northing: 84500 Prominence: 74m,  Isolation: 0.3km
ITM: 484044 584559,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ThBgGn, 10 char: ThBgGn
Bedrock type: Well-bedded grey sandstone, (Lough Acoose Sandstone Formation)

This peak is at the S end of the arete connecting it to Cruach Mhór.   The Big Gun is the 10th highest place in Ireland.

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Here goes! .. by eugeneryan959   (Show all for The Big Gun)
 
Looking back along the ridge to The Big Gun and C .. by jackill   (Show all for The Big Gun)
 
jimgraham on The Big Gun, 2008
by jimgraham  5 May 2008
Walked this route west to east on 28-04-08, no one else up there on what turned out to be a nice day, fortunately. Was glad at times that no-one was watching my more cautious moments, on all fives and turning back to find a more acceptable route. There were times when I thought - what am I doing here? But overall was a good day, if heart stopping at times. Anyone thinking of walking this ridge should at least try to pick a dry and fairly still day! Spectacular ridge definitely, and as Dillon says "hard", but if you want to bag all the 900m tops no choice. Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/10/comment/3086/
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