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Routes in 05W - Easy Gully Area

Easy Gully T WI2-
Grand Confusion T WI3
Grand Illusion T WI4+
Poster Child T WI4 M4+
Elevation: 2,656 ft
GPS: 44.557, -72.798 Google Map · Climbing Map
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Shared By: Luc-514 on Oct 17, 2014
Admins: Luc-514, Kris Fiore

Description

From Left to Right:

Easy Gully, WI1-2: Obvious easy snow gully far left
Black Sunshine, WI3+/4: First flow right of Easy Gully, starts halfway up EG.
Dominatrix, II, M6 WI4+: Starts at the base of EG. Bottom is mixed.
French Tickler, M6 A0 WI4: Another rare former. Mixed start.
Scream Queen, M5 WI4+: Rarely in ice conditions, 30 feet right of Dominatrix.
Grand Illusion, WI4+: Starts right of the center buttress at bolts
Three Sheets, II, WI4
Grand Contusion, WI3+
Poster Child, WI4/4+ M4: Farthest right climb. 500 feet right and downhill from Grand Illusion. Short mixed section.

800+ Feet right of Easy Gully:
Grand Confusion, WI3+: From a text description it may sound like Grand Illiusion. This really isn't a part of Easy Gully, it's a 10-minute hike north of Easy Gully.

Getting There

Road distances: 1.2 miles from Jeffersonville closure, 1.8 miles from Stowe closure.

Follow the narrow snow gully behind the stone hut and move up and left before Grand Confusion.
or
Leave road 100 feet north of the high point, past a huge boulder 50 feet in the woods, and follow the slide path up.

From the hut expect 30 minutes to the base of the gully.

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Classic Climbing Routes at 05W - Easy Gully Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
WI3
Grand Confusion
Trad, Ice
WI2-
Easy Gully
Trad, Ice 2 pitches
WI4 M4+
Poster Child
Trad, Mixed, Ice 2 pitches
WI4+
Grand Illusion
Trad, Ice
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Grand Confusion WI3 Trad, Ice
Easy Gully WI2- Trad, Ice 2 pitches
Poster Child WI4 M4+ Trad, Mixed, Ice 2 pitches
Grand Illusion WI4+ Trad, Ice
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Luc-514
Montreal, Quebec
Luc-514   Montreal, Quebec  
From Tfarr on NEIce
There's a spot for a .75 just above and left of the pin (about 3 feet left) under an up and right trending fold then pulling onto the ledge where there's some tat you can get a decent #2 above the tat and sling it long for the ledge until you gain the ice. Jan 11, 2016

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