/ St Sunday Crag - something for after Pinnacle Ridge?
I've scrambled up Pinnacle Ridge before, onto St Sunday Crag. Just wondering if anyone could recommend another equally good scramble that we could add to the day to make it a bit more hands-on?
I was thinking West Chockstone Gully but I've not done/seen that before.
Would it be possible to abseil down (for speed as much as anything) West Chockstone Gully after ascending it, before moving on to climb Pinnacle Ridge? I don't mind leaving some tat behind.
Alternatively there's Portcullis Ridge on Black Buttress in Sleet Cove, a 60m-odd VDiff. I remember that being a nice (if obscure) route, though for me I'd class it as climbing rather than scrambling, and go suitably equipped.
I've often thought Pinnacle and Portcullis would make a good day out together
Definiately need this to be a scrambling day rather than climbing so have ruled out Portcullis Ridge.
Quite like Jons suggestion above, just measuring the map distances now :)
Think it will be a good day out as we have a few options should it turn into an epic!
The other option for us (and looking at it maybe the better option) may be to go to Greenhow End from Patterdale/Deepdale Park first, then up onto Fairfield, over St Sunday before traversing down from St Sunday Crag (I know there's a path off the top that traverses across from East to West) to the start of Pinnacle Ridge. Then head back down to Patterdale via Black Crag.
Fingers crossed for the weather.
Cheers for the help guys, looks like a good day is planned :)
> Would it be possible to abseil down (for speed as much as anything) West Chockstone Gully after ascending it, before moving on to climb Pinnacle Ridge? I don't mind leaving some tat behind.
You may not but littering the hills with your tat just for your convience is surely not a good thing?
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