The Inaccessible Pinnacle – Part 2

5 09 2013

Part 1 of this report left you hanging above the scary Inaccessible Pinnacle (or In Pinn) just before I had to tackle it. I’d put my rock boots on and had a little rest – now the time had come to head down the steep slope to tackle my rock climb of around 150 feet up the steep, very narrow and exposed east ridge…

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The Inaccessible Pinnacle

4 09 2013

Sun 25 Aug 2013

The moment every non-scrambling, height-averse, cowardly Munroist dreads had arrived… I’d made contact with our Skye Guide, Jonah, we’d arrived on the island and The Inaccessible Pinnacle (fondly nicknamed ‘The In Pinn’) was scheduled for the next day. A very gloomy Mountain Coward hit the pub that night. I was saying I was going to ‘meet my doom’ to the hoteliers of our regular watering hole, the Sconser Lodge… Read the rest of this entry »