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The Foxes Rock Hill Louth County, in Carn List, Undifferentiated, or layered gabbro 1-4 Bedrock

Height: 404m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 36 Grid Reference: J14019 13862 This summit has been logged as climbed by 144 members. Recently by: MichaelG55, geohappy, DelStewart, stevebullers, bryanmccabe, stang, hivisibility, bryanjbarry, sandman1, nioclas, liz50, chalky, scapania, maike, thomas_g
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Longitude: -6.259406, Latitude: 54.061289 , Easting: 314019, Northing: 313862 Prominence: 47m,   Isolation: 1.1km
ITM: 713947 813862,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ThFxsR, 10 char: ThFxsRck
Bedrock type: Undifferentiated, or layered gabbro 1-4, (Layered Gabbro)

The Foxes Rock is the 921st highest summit in Ireland.

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I climbed The Foxes Rock along with The Ravens Ro .. by dr_banuska   (Show all for The Foxes Rock)
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain The Foxes Rock in area Cooley/Gullion, Ireland
Picture: Foxes Rock cairn
eflanaga on The Foxes Rock, 2007
by eflanaga  10 Nov 2007
Leaving Carrickrawor (see for previous stage of walk), I took a bearing of 89 degrees, eventually finding a track and crossing a Spot Height, before a long but easy descent to Windy Gap. Taking the obvious track at Windy Gap I made my way up and around, leaving the broad track for a narrower one in order to make for Spot Ht 392. There is a style of sorts just a few metres down this narrow track but someone has completely demolished the fence immediately to its left. It takes some strange kind of mentality to do that I guess. There is a clear route rising into the impressive rocky hillside and it was helpful to find that by sticking to the track I was brought around the back of the Spot Height and contoured around the hill directly to the Foxes Rock summit. There is a small cairn on the rocky summit area. Great views across Carlingford Lough into the Mournes and back towards Warrenpoint & Newry. Light was beginning to fade so I didn’t delay here, heading directly for Ravens Rock. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/808/comment/2900/
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I parked near the Windy Gap at J13162 13624  .. by csd   (Show all for The Foxes Rock)
I tackled Foxes Rock and Ravens Rock on a warm Sa .. by pdtempan   (Show all for The Foxes Rock)
Small top on an interesting ridge .. by paulocon   (Show all for The Foxes Rock)
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