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Inishowen Area   NW: Urris Subarea
Place count in area: 27, OSI/LPS Maps: 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 
Highest place:
Slieve Snaght, 614.6m
Maximum height for area: 614.6 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 600 metres,

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Raghtin More Mountain Reachtain Mhór A name in Irish, also Slieve Keeroge an extra name in English (Ir. Reachtain Mhór [OSI], 'big [obscure element]') Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Arderin List, Whitish quartzite with pebble beds Bedrock

Height: 502m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 2&3 Grid Reference: C33890 45576
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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 [The Heritage of Inishowen, Mabel R. Colhoun]. It is known as Raghtin on the Buncrana side and as Coing (meaning 'roof beam') on the Urris side. Another alternative name, Slieve Keeroge, is recorded at logainm.ie and, with a slightly different spelling, Slieve Keerogue, on the 1st edition 6" map.   Raghtin More is the third highest mountain in the Inishowen area and the 566th highest in Ireland.

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The smallest Inishowen Arderin .. by group   (Show all for Raghtin More (Reachtain Mhór))
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Raghtin More (<i>Reachtain Mhór</i>) in area Inishowen, Ireland
Picture: Raghtin More puts its head above the parapet
 
eflanaga on Raghtin More, 2006
by eflanaga  26 Feb 2006
The third and final leg of my attempt to bag the Innishowen 500’s (See Slieve Main & Slieve Snaght for earlier legs). This part of the walk began at the Urrismenagh Viewpoint carpark (C317443 starA). A track (meeting up with that described by Eoin below) runs from the edge of the carpark. I followed it up to below Crockmain. The track itself is much more convoluted than the map suggests. From the end of the track a bearing of 52 degrees NW takes you up a short ascent over a heather clad hill to a cairn. From here Crockmain can be reached maintaining the same bearing. Raghtin More peeps out above and behind. Rather than continuing straight, though, veer left to an obvious ridge/saddle. I turned right here and made for Crockmain summit. You could carry on towards Raghtin More if you didn't wish to climb Crockmain. The ascent to this minor top, sometimes rocky, is relatively easy. From Crockmain summit (C335449 starD) there is a short drop of some 40 metres before an ascent of about 82m to the rocky summit of Raghtin More. With light beginning to fail and my camera on the blink, thus having to forego the wonderful views described by Eoin & Gerrym, I thought it best to beat a fairly hasty retreat, on a direct bearing of 224 degrees SW, across the western slope of Crockmain, rejoining the track described earlier. An enjoyable walk in the cool of the late afternoon which made the morning’s purgatorial trek seem almost worthwhile and all topped off with a beautiful sunset witnessed as I approached the Viewpoint carpark. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/451/comment/2201/
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The best route for a medium walk is from Mamore G .. by eoin   (Show all for Raghtin More (Reachtain Mhór))
 
Started at Butlers Glen (358468 C) which has .. by gerrym   (Show all for Raghtin More (Reachtain Mhór))
 
It was a beautiful spring morning as a parked in .. by Glashedy007   (Show all for Raghtin More (Reachtain Mhór))
 
The Raghtins are well worth a visit, excellent vi .. by retepcooper   (Show all for Raghtin More (Reachtain Mhór))
 
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