The Pinnacle Hut are has two rock types:
Agglomerate pinnacles containing sport routes nearest the hut and columnar rhyolite walls higher up the hill with mostly trad crack and corner climbing.
For information see:
Follow the Pinnacles Hut track from the Sharplin Falls car park. This takes 2-3 hours to get o the Pinnacles Hut. The Pinnacles are 10 minutes walk uphill from the hut and 20 minutes plus to the upper walls.
The Pinnacles Hut is a serviced hut and currently costs $15 / night (3 hut tickets) Bring sleeping bag, food and stove. Hut has water, bunks with mattresses, wood burner and emergency radio.
Clean up after yourself.
Use the toilet privided.
DO NOT SKIP PAYING HUT FEES!
Hut tickets can be bought locally at Staveley or Mount Somers stores, from DOC offices or from Bivouac / Macpac in Christchurch.
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