05W - Easy Gully Area Climbing
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DescriptionFrom 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 ThereRoad 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.
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.
Classic Climbing Routes at 05W - Easy Gully Area
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