The Big Gun

The Big Gun is a 3,080 ft / 939 m mountain peak in the MacGillycuddy's Reeks in Kerry, Ireland. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 2nd highest mountain in Kerry and the 10th highest mountain in Ireland. The nearest peaks are Cruach Mhór, Cnoc na Péiste, Maolán Bui, Feabrahy, Cnoc an Chuilinn, and Drishana. The Big Gun belongs to the Irish Munros peak list. See the The Big Gun map, 3D fly around, and the The Big Gun photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

The Big Gun SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by marktaggart

4 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Jun 21, 2014. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs.

Others who’ve summited The Big Gun

  • Mcallmar
  • marktaggart
  • Bisquitine

Routes Used trails & approaches

50% Lisleibane car park - Cruach Mhór

50% Cnoc na Péiste - Maolán Buí - Cnoc an Chuillinn - Cnoc na Toinne - Carrauntoohil - ZigZags - Lisleibane car park


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Alternate Names

An Gunna Mor, Lackagarrin


3,080 ft / 939 m


229 ft / 70 m

Height Rank

#9 in Munster

#10 in Ireland


MacGillycuddy's Reeks


Munster, Ireland

Peak Lists

Summited by

  • Mcallmar
  • marktaggart
  • donal
  • Bisquitine

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Nearest peaks see on map »