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The Inaccessible Pinnacle and Sgurr Mhic Choinnich
Introduction to Walk 2197

Photo from the walk - The Inaccessible Pinnacle and Sgurr Mhic Choinnich

County/Area - Highland

Author - Tony Maries

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 3800 feet / 1152 metres

Grade - very hard

This walk, starting from Glen Brittle, takes in the most difficult Munros in Scotland, the Inaccessible Pinnacle and Sgurr Mhic Choinnich. This route is not for those who lack experienced in the mountain environment.


 

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