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Central Gully
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Central Gully

 

Page Type: Route

Location: Cairngorms, Scotland, Europe

Object Title: Central Gully

Route Type: Snow climb

Time Required: Half a day

Difficulty: I

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Created/Edited: Nov 12, 2003 / Nov 12, 2003

Object ID: 159366

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Approach


See Goat track Gully. The climb is located on fluted buttress, the buttress which contains several prominent vertical ribs seperated by snow gullies. 3 gullies fan out from a similar start point on the left of Fluted Buttress. Central Gully is the left hand of these, the central line is taken by the Runnel (Grade II) and the right hand by Crotchet Gully (Grade I/II).

Head up steep snow to the base of the gully

Route Description


Climb the gully in 4 pitches of steep snow (45-50 degrees). Rock belays are possible.

Essential Gear


1 or 2 ice tools, crampons, a helmet, a rope, a range of nuts, hexes and slings.

Miscellaneous Info


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