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Inaccessible Pinnacle, Guided 1-day ascent on the Cuillin Ridge, Isle of Skye


Join an AMI/MIC-certified guide for a challenging and fun day of climbing Cuillin Ridge's Inaccessible Pinnacle on Scotland's scenic Isle of Skye.


1 Day

May - Oct




* Climb the most prominent munro on Cuillin Ridge.

* Have the chance to enjoy stunning views out over the Isle of Skye

* Get the opportunity to climb another munro too.


Come to Scotland’s stunningly beautiful Isle of Skye and take on the Inaccessible Pinnacle on Cuillin Ridge!

The 12 munros (mountains) of Cuillin Ridge are the toughest peaks to climb in all of the UK and on our 1-day ascent we will head up, perhaps, the most challenging one of all.

Inaccessible Pinnacle is the most iconic of these munros on Cuillin Ridge rising to 986 meters above sea level.

After meeting up first thing in the morning, we will make our approach to the base of the pinnacle, generally by scrambling along the West Ridge of Sgùrr Dearg, via a steep hike up Coire na Banachdich or a rock climbing approach from Coire Lagan.

Once we have arrived at the base of the pinnacle, we will climb up its east ridge, which allows us plenty of spots to stop and regroup in order to stay together as we climb.

After we’ve made it to the summit, we will take some time to enjoy the views (weather permitting) before making a steep but straightforward abseiling descent back down to the base.

Once we’re back down, the instructor will determine if there is enough time to perhaps tackle another nearby munro, such as Sgùrr na Banachdaich or Sgùrr MhicChoinnich. Otherwise, we will hike back down to the cars and head out.

So what are you waiting for? Book now for an incredibly exciting and challenging day of rock climbing to the peak of Inaccessible Pinnacle of the Isle of Skye’s Cuillin Ridge!

If you like the look of this trip then we think you will also enjoy our 4-day winter mountaineering trips in Scotland!

Price includes

- Guiding fee


What are some recommended accommodations near our adventure location?

We understand that finding the perfect place to stay is an essential part of your adventure experience. To help you with this, we’ve curated a list of three highly recommended hotels that offer comfort, convenience, and a touch of local charm. These accommodations are well-suited for adventurers looking to relax and rejuvenate after an exciting day of exploration
Sligachan Hotel Isle of Skye United Kingdom
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Hotel Eilean Iarmain Isle of Skye United Kingdom
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Duisdale House Hotel Isle of Skye United Kingdom
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About the guide

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At Synergy Guides we strive to provide rewarding adventures in the mountains. We listen to your ambitions and create a tailored mountain challenges for you and your group, always encouraging you to follow your dreams - whether it is climbing Skye´s Inaccessible Pinnacle, scaling a famous Scottish Ice Route or trekking in the Himalayas.

Our team is made up of professionally trained Mountaineering Instructors and British Mountain Guides, who are all active and enthusiastic about their own climbing and will enjoy sharing their passion with you. We don´t provide off-the-shelf mountaineering courses but always try to achieve a personal approach centered around you.





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What people are saying about Synergy



I can’t recommend this enough. Great service, great price and the on the ground team was top notch. Top marks all round.



I can’t recommend this enough. Great service, great price and the on the ground team was top notch. Top marks all round.

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