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Tenmile Canyon aka Officer's Gulch
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Chimney T 
Crown of Thorns T 
Fish Out of Water 
Holy Grail S 
Plumb, The T 
Right of Round the Corner T 
Round the Corner T 
Shroud, The T 
Sneaky 1 T 
Spectre T 
Three Tiers T 
Tony's Nightmare T 
Tres Amigos T 
Unnamed Gully T 
Upper Tiers T 
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Unnamed Gully 

WI2-3

   
Type:  Trad, Ice, 2 pitches
Consensus: WI2-3 [details]
FA: unknown
Season: winter
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Submitted By: Leo Paik on Jan 1, 2002

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Tim leading the unnamed gully in great conditions....

Description 

This is the pitch of ice way up in the left branch of the big Y Couloir in Officer's Gulch. It's a beautiful little bit of easy ice. Pick a low avalanche risk day.

Walk west from the parking area about a mile on a footpath into the big basin. Below Three Tiers find a switchback east and up. Follow this until you are in the drainage below Round the Corner, unnamed curtain, and unnamed gully. Hike up the drainage, hopefully on a stamped-down path. At the Y perhaps a 1000 feet up, go left. Find yourself below this pretty bit of blue.

This is probably WI 2-3+ for a good pitch. Sometimes upper pitches apparently fill in. Enjoy.

Protection 

Ice screws.

Approach 

Probably an hour. Expect 1000' of gain.


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Gordon gettin' off the couch.
Gordon gettin' off the couch.
BETA PHOTO
Mike Donaldson on the 2nd tier of ice.
BETA PHOTO: Mike Donaldson on the 2nd tier of ice.

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