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Raghtin More Mountain Reachtain Mhór A name in Irish
(Ir. Reachtain Mhór [OSI], 'big [obscure element]') Donegal County, in Arderin List, Whitish quartzite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 502m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 2&3 Grid Reference: C33890 45576 This place has been logged as visited by 94 members. Recently by: Ulsterpooka, liz50, ckilm, Geo, millsd1, johncromie, Terry-Parker, Cobhclimber, Welder, lucia, pearnett, eoghancarton, FiachDubh, Onzy, shaunkelly
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Longitude: -7.467835, Latitude: 55.255965 , Easting: 233890, Northing: 445576 Prominence: 407m,  Isolation: 0.7km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 633832 945553,   GPS IDs, 6 char: RghtMr, 10 char: RghtnMore
Bedrock type: Whitish quartzite with pebble beds, (Slieve Tooey Quartzite Formation)

This mountain has a megalithic cairn and circles at the summit (Colhoun). It is known as Raghtin on the Buncrana side and as Coing (meaning 'roof beam') on the Urris side.   Raghtin More is the third highest mountain in the Inishowen area and the 564th highest in Ireland.

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The smallest Inishowen Arderin .. by group   (Show all for Raghtin More)
 
The third and final leg of my attempt to bag the .. by eflanaga   (Show all for Raghtin More)
 
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Started at Butlers Glen (358468) which has off ro .. by gerrym   (Show all for Raghtin More)
 
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retepcooper on Raghtin More, 2002
by retepcooper  19 Nov 2002
The Raghtins are well worth a visit, excellent views and a good one for the lungs. Regularly run up Butlers Glen onto these summits, can also be accessed from Mamore Gap. Views across Urris hills to Muckish, Errigal, Fanad Head, Tory Island and Inishowen can be breathtaking; good photo opportunities! Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/451/comment/225/
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