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Skye (inn pinn)

Skye (inn pinn)


Postby stomper » Mon Oct 03, 2011 1:18 pm

Route description: Sgurr Dearg and the In Pinn

Munros included on this walk: Inaccessible Pinnacle

Date walked: 03/10/2011

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The group ready for the challenge of the great inn pinn
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the viw looking west
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looking up at about roughly half way up to the summit
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on top of inn pinn well just about
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the rest of the party just arriving
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and the last of em
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the only sunset i got all week if you want to call it that
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now to get down (the exiting part)
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getting ready to be lowerd (ooooh sorry havn't got the gutts to absail on my owan)
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half way down and safety ahhhhhhhhhhhh
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and this was the inn pnn at end of may when i first did it. What a difference the weather makes sometimes
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Re: Skye (inn pinn)

Postby HighlandSC » Mon Oct 03, 2011 1:42 pm

Excellent. Great pics on the Inn Pinn, really show the scale of it well :)
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Re: Skye (inn pinn)

Postby littlemrs29 » Mon Oct 03, 2011 1:55 pm

Awesome pictures! Very impressive.

A challenge I look forward to (maybe) in the distant future
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Re: Skye (inn pinn)

Postby Alan S » Mon Oct 03, 2011 3:13 pm

Excellent stomper, well done
Always good to see reports for this in good weather, Just wish i had weather like yours :D
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Re: Skye (inn pinn)

Postby ChrisW » Mon Oct 03, 2011 3:17 pm

Great pics stomper, it looks such a nice day you must have breathed across the lens on that last pic :lol:
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Re: Skye (inn pinn)

Postby Mountainlove » Mon Oct 03, 2011 3:42 pm

Cant wait to do that! Enjoyed teh pictures!!!
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Re: Skye (inn pinn)

Postby stomper » Mon Oct 03, 2011 4:30 pm

Thanks guys when i first did the inn pinn in may i was sh***ng myself i thought i couldn't do this, i evern went without food for 24hrs i was that nervios about doing this. It turned out that because i had alot of help from my guide Graham Paterson (SKY HI) which i fully 100% recommend if anybody is looking for a guide for Skye is to use him as he was 1st class i managed to get to the top. I found getting to the top more difficult than getting lowerd down it, OOOOPS i nearly said absailing :lol: . I then decided that i was wanting to do it again but only in good weather and did i get it i sure did. No more 24 huner strike yes a little nervious but again because of Graham i got up once more
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Re: Skye (inn pinn)

Postby stomper » Mon Oct 03, 2011 4:35 pm

alan s wrote:Excellent stomper, well done
Always good to see reports for this in good weather, Just wish i had weather like yours :D


Well you can do what i did and take a chance as i needed to go back and do the last 4 and the only real good day we had was on a thursday so we went and did Sgurr Aladair, Sgurr mhic Choinnich, & the inn pin. you just need to look at the forcast and pick the right day for it
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Re: Skye (inn pinn)

Postby pollyh33 » Mon Oct 03, 2011 5:16 pm

Cracking photos Stomper.

I'm so jealous!!!! I would love to do it!!!

Fabbie :D
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Re: Skye (inn pinn)

Postby mrssanta » Mon Oct 03, 2011 6:22 pm

Welll done!! fab pictures as well
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Re: Skye (inn pinn)

Postby lomondwalkers » Tue Oct 04, 2011 12:26 pm

Great photos 8) Although they terrifiy the hell outta me!!! Well done facing your fears about doing it, I hope I can do the same when my time comes!! Maybe i'll attempt it in the mist and can't see the drops :lol:
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Re: Skye (inn pinn)

Postby spiderwebb » Tue Oct 04, 2011 3:33 pm

I'm with the last post ! Never had much head for heights, people use to ask how the hell I got on with potholing which I did for 20 years....answer was simple its pretty much in the dark save for the headlamp ! And I've abseiled/SRT'd bigger than the In Pinn, 200 foot the biggest.

Given the SRT skills picked up in caving I even thought about using those to get up the Inn Pin if some good folk would let me use their rope to ascend. Always felt happy climbing a rope rather than climbing but with a rope in case !

So that will be the plan, ascend by a rope using SRT and at night.....simples !
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Re: Skye (inn pinn)

Postby stomper » Tue Oct 04, 2011 6:11 pm

lomondwalkers wrote:Great photos 8) Although they terrifiy the hell outta me!!! Well done facing your fears about doing it, I hope I can do the same when my time comes!! Maybe i'll attempt it in the mist and can't see the drops :lol:


Thats the way i did it when you do it in the mist you will feal you would like to do it when its clear. To tell you the truth if you get the right guide for it you shouldn't have a problem. At least when its clear you do get some cracking views and out comes the camera
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Re: Skye (inn pinn)

Postby soulminer » Tue Oct 04, 2011 7:34 pm

Glad you enjoyed the experience of the Inn Pinn :lol: Nice to see Mr Patterson guiding you up, we know him as 'The Magpie' :lol: :lol: He took us up in a hail storm :)
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Re: Skye (inn pinn)

Postby stomper » Tue Oct 04, 2011 9:08 pm

soulminer wrote:Glad you enjoyed the experience of the Inn Pinn :lol: Nice to see Mr Patterson guiding you up, we know him as 'The Magpie' :lol: :lol: He took us up in a hail storm :)


i'll mention that when i see him again in a few weeks and i'll send him your regards
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