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Climb the Inaccessible Pinnacle in Cuillin on the Isle of Skye, Scotland


Join Paul, an AMI/MIA-certified mountain guide, for this fun, exciting and scenic 1-day ascent of the Inaccessible Pinnacle on Cuillin Ridge via the East Ridge route. Make a 68 meter ascent up to the top and enjoy stunning views of the surroundings.


1 Day

May - Sep




* Enjoy the stunning scenery of the Isle of Skye.

* Conquer the toughest munro in all of Scotland.

* Learn new and hone existing rock climbing skills along the way.


Considered the toughest of Scotland’s 282 munros to summit, Inaccessible Pinnacle is the perfect challenge for scrambling and climbing enthusiasts.

While the ascent is not technically too difficult, in fact no prior rock climbing experience is required, wind and rain can make the climb much harder than its ‘moderate’ rating.

However, over the course of our day together, we will conquer the most iconic munro on the Isle of Skye’s famed Cuillin Ridge and enjoy the excellent views from the top as well as along the way.

After meeting up and getting to the trailhead, our adventure begins with a 2.5 hour hiking approach up the Sgurr Dearg ridge before we reach the base of the pinnacle.

We will be taking the East Ridge route up Inaccessible Pinnacle, which involves an ascent of 68 meters. There are plenty of excellent hand and footholds the entire way up the pinnacle however, meaning all you have to do is put one hand and foot in front of the other.

Once we’ve reached the top, all the effort will have been well-worth it. The views out over the rest of Cuillin Ridge and Isle of Skye are incredible. The experience will surely leave you longing to come back for more munro climbing in the future.

So what are you waiting for? Book now for this fun and exciting 1-day rock climbing ascent of Inaccessible Pinnacle on the Isle of Skye’s Cuillin Ridge!

If you like the look of this trip then I think you will also enjoy my 4-day traverse of the entire Cuillin Ridge!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Equipment you will need to bring


Water bottle




About the guide

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Summer Mountaineering Instructor

Summer Mountaineering Instructor and Winter Mountain Leader.

I am the owner at Rock n Ridge and have spent over 20 years enjoying the mountains of the UK & Europe. I hold the Mountain Instructors Award (MIA) which is the highest ‘summer’ outdoor qualification in the UK, and the Winter Mountain Leader qualification. I also have qualifications in Mountain Biking, Canoeing & is a Pilates instructor.

I am passionate about my work and find that I can easily build rapport with people. I decided to set up Rock n Ridge in 2017 for my love and passion of the outdoors, as well as the fun and enjoyment of sharing that love with others.





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What people are saying about this trip



All went realy well and we were well looked after at all times

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