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Brad SniderRoute Comment

Brad Snider

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If the gully is unsafe due to snow conditions, which is sometimes the case, or if you simply want a gentler alternative to this gully, the slopes to the north (left) of the gully and surrounding cliffs provide a nice option. These gentle slopes may be a little longer, but can be more practical in certain situations, especially for descent.
Posted Mar 18, 2005 11:36 pm

bigwillyRoute Comment

bigwilly

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Thanks for the comment, i've integrated it into the text.
Posted Mar 22, 2005 9:49 pm

kheatwolRoute Comment

kheatwol

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The west gully route usually does not hold much snow in winter. Avalanche danger should not usually be a major issue unless there is recent heavy snow, so bring avy gear as needed accordingly. Snowshoes or skis are all but required for this approach which can be alot easier in the winter.
Posted Jan 24, 2006 3:18 pm

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