after a grueling 7 hour approach and finally arriving at the base of the gully we were greated by rock rain. making climbing a very, very dangerous proposition. advice: leave at 2am instead of 4am arrive before the sun hit the upper tier, or go when there is a change to colder weather or cloudy. the talus field on approach is absolutely retarded!
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