The Inaccessible Pinnacle - despite the weather.
by EACHANN AN DOIRE » Fri May 20, 2011 4:46 pm
Munros included on this walk: Inaccessible Pinnacle
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The weather was pretty much as forecast – crap! For the umpteenth time this year I could tell I was on what would be a phantasmagorical walk/ climb on a clear day. Great walking, great views (at least at lower levels) great scrambling. Graeme was good company on the way up and I could tell he was checking us all out. An excellent guide; we all arrived at the foot of the pinnacle feeling confident and ready to go. Goodness knows why people, in the right circumstances, go ahead and do something which scares them half to death! Something their fear should make them quit! I don’t know how I did it but I did. Very scary, very exciting, very enjoyable. For the most part we were too apprehensive before the climb and too elated after it to get any decent photos. By the time we got back to the cars we were caught in the worst downpour I have ever seen in my life!
There are loads of good pictures of the In Pin on “Google Images” My own are below.
An utterly fabulous day out – it’s now Friday and I still feel a bit elated! I fully intend to do it again on a clear day.
(I’d recommend Graeme and Sky-Hi and also the Skye-Walkers hostel in Portnalong.)
by soulminer » Fri May 20, 2011 9:14 pm
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by walk aboot » Fri May 20, 2011 9:21 pm
Looks like the no-view weather might have been a bit of a blessing (not being able to look down ).
Read your other report too
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by gammy leg walker » Tue May 24, 2011 9:13 pm
by EACHANN AN DOIRE » Tue May 24, 2011 9:39 pm
sarahatk wrote:I was also in your group, well the other 3 that went up first with the other guide. Am I in any of your hazy photos? We had four days of walking with Graham, he was great fun. Shame you didn't join us on the thursday, it was an equally interesting and exciting day!
Sorry - I'm afraid my batch of pics, although perhaps "atmospheric", were basically a bit poor! I've uploaded the best of what I got.
Graeme was great right enough - I'm hoping to go up again soon with him on a better day.