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Slieve Mish Area
Place count in area: 17, OSI/LPS Maps: 71 
Highest place:
Baurtregaum, 851m
Maximum height for area: 851 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 643 metres,

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Gearhane Mountain An Géarán A name in Irish
(Ir. An Géarán [OSI], 'the fang') Kerry County in Munster Province, 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
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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 49th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Gearhane in area Slieve Mish, Ireland
Picture: The high point of Gearhane
 
Ascent from the Derrymore Valley
Short Summary created by Colin Murphy  4 Jun 2013
Park at Q743 107 A, where the narrow road turns to the left, beside a nearby a house, and where there is just room for a couple of cars. Head up the track at the side of the house and you will reach a stile which leads onto the open mountain. Follow a faint path to the right of the gorge of the Derrymore River, until you reach Derrymore Lough high up in the glen. Turn NW for about 700m, the ground becoming increasingly steep as you near the summit, but mostly firm underfoot. It eventually eases up at about 760m ascent. The summit is a long narrow mound covered in grass and rocks, otherwise unmarked. Time to reach summit, approximately 2 hours. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/47/comment/4807/
 
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)
 
Simon's theory on the view westward .. by stargazer   (Show all for Gearhane)
 
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