Northern Pinnacles** II
[approaching the northern pinnacles from the summit of Meall Dearg, 3 kb]No description has been contributed for this climb.

Ticklists: Britain's winter ridges, Scotland's Mountain Ridges by Dan Bailey, 3 star Scottish winter.

Photo: approaching the northern pinnacles from the summit of Meall Dearg © MrRiley
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This climb is in 32 logbooks, and on 13 wishlists.

Hidden - 27/Sep/15

libby.southgate - 14/Mar/15 with Katherina Massing, Will Hastie, Carol Goodall, Henry O'Brian, Marcus Peabody

Approached up steepish gully from east. Libby led a dubious pitch up to 2nd (?) pinnacle, otherwise straightforward. Great route on a beautiful day.
Carol Goodall - AltLd O/S - 14/Mar/15 with Libby Southgate, Marcus Peabody

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Feb/15

Hidden - 2015

Just a dump of powder but snow helpful at times, awkward slab near top.
Captain Solo - Solo rpt - 29/Dec/14

Hidden - AltLd - 01/Mar/14

Hidden - 19/Feb/14

Dougbart - 19/Feb/14 with Iain

3.5 hour wade in: breakable crust all the way. Plastered in rime ice - felt a lot harder than Grade II. Brilliant.
Finn Curry - 2nd - 16/Feb/14 with Paul Warnock

crustypunkuk - 2014

Hidden - 2014

mileshill540 - AltLd - 2014

keithlambley - Lead - 17/May/13 with Kate R

Hidden - 2013

georgemax - 2012

Sean Kelly - 2011

Trickier than expected, best combined with the ridge traverse.
Jasonic - 2011

Only partly in condition, quite serious with lots of loose rock as only partially frozen
Elsier - Lead - 20/Mar/10 with Chrissie, Michael

Only occasional patches of ice until quite high up, some loose rock.
ladislav - Solo O/S - 20/Mar/10

Hidden - Solo - 20/Feb/10

Steven Andrews - 2nd O/S - 10/Dec/08 with Rich Garside

richiegarside - Lead - Dec/08 with steven Andrews

Captain Solo - Solo - 15/Jan/08

brianrunner - Solo - 24/Mar/07 with martina

alpine like conditions.
NickBrown - AltLd O/S - 06/May/06 with Tim

ayuplass - Solo - Feb/06 with dave

Hidden - Jan/03

konacol - AltLd - 20/Jan/01 with Neil Reid, Robert McMurray

oscaig - 2nd - 2000

not full winter conditions
niall_mac - Solo - Feb/96

macmuseeuw - AltLd - 27/Dec/88 with Allan Hughes

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
iksander, CaelanB, Ronan O Keeffe, bedsforsleepypeople, Alex the Alex, vix, Sianny, dhjunkie, Dustin

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