The Ravens Rock 457m hill, Cooley/Gullion Cooley Mountains Ireland at
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Cooley/Gullion Area   Cooley Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 23, OSI/LPS Maps: 28, 29, 35, 36 
Highest place:
Slieve Foye, 589m
Maximum height for area: 589 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 494 metres,

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The Ravens Rock Hill Speilg an Fhiaigh A name in Irish
(Ir. Speilg an Fhiaigh [†], 'the rock of the raven') Louth County, in Carn List, Undifferentiated, or layered gabbro 1-4 Bedrock

Height: 457m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 36 Grid Reference: J14880 13192
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Longitude: -6.246576, Latitude: 54.055119 , Easting: 314880, Northing: 313192 Prominence: 62m,  Isolation: 1km
ITM: 714803 813196,   GPS IDs, 6 char: ThRvns, 10 char: ThRvnsRck
Bedrock type: Undifferentiated, or layered gabbro 1-4, (Layered Gabbro)

This peak gives its name to the townland of Spellickanee. However, it is located in Glenmore townland, while Spellickanee is a little to the south.   The Ravens Rock is the 707th highest place in Ireland.

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Crispy Morning Rock Hopping .. by Pepe   (Show all for The Ravens Rock) Picture about mountain The Ravens Rock in area Cooley/Gullion, Ireland
Picture: Looking back towards The Foxes Rock with Clermont Carn behind, Slieve Gullion just visible beyond
dr_banuska on The Ravens Rock, 2010
by dr_banuska  25 Feb 2010
I climbed The Ravens Rock en route to Slieve Foye via The Foxes Rock, see that entry for start of route from the parking facility in the Windy Gap. Initially I followed the same wireless fence downhill again from the small cairn atop The Foxes Rock, before it died out - watch out for bits of wire underfoot. Navigation was pretty straightforward though I made sure not to wander too far to my left (really E towards the sea), afraid of ending up on the broad ridge of Carlingford Mtn and bypassing TRR. The terrain continued to be strewn with boulders, a geologist's dream, and I remember at least one enormous one here. I passed at least one pretty little mountain lake as mentioned by Simon, partially frozen with the recent cold weather. The map only shows one here but looking back at my photos there may have been two.

As I ascended the views continued to open out over the Mournes and south Down coast to the north, while Slieve Gullion appeared behind Clermont Carn to the west and Dundalk could be seen to the south. As with other hills in this area you can clearly make out the huge Crowne Plaza hotel and the nearby wind turbine at Dundalk IT. It wasn't until I reached the small summit cairn that the entirety of Carlingford Mtn appeared, with Slieve Foye at its southeastern extremity, sprinkled with snow, and Barnavave beyond. I must admit it struck me that Foye itself didn't seem as imposing when seen from this aspect, and the remainder of the trek looked like a doddle from here! Still, there was a pretty view down to the small lakes in the valley between TRR and Carlingford Mtn, and the next target would provide a decent enough workout as it turned out. Trackback:
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Ravens Rock has a fine view of the 1.5k ridge run .. by simon3   (Show all for The Ravens Rock)
(Continued from Foxes Rock) There were noticeably .. by pdtempan   (Show all for The Ravens Rock)
With light fading as I left Foxes Rock, I pushed .. by eflanaga   (Show all for The Ravens Rock)
Ravens Rock summit cairn - Apologies for the poor .. by eflanaga   (Show all for The Ravens Rock)
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