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Cave and Gully

WI3, Ice, 150 ft,  Avg: 2.5 from 4 votes
FA: Peter Carst and John Van Houghton '96
Montana > Hyalite Canyon > Mummy Area
Access Issue: Potential road closures in winter. Details

Description

Short steep pillar moving onto low angle ice. It then continues up the gully through snow or potentially 5.5 rock to a secondary bulge just below small trees.

Location

This climb is found to the right of The Matrix, but branches right instead of following the main line. Start on the same pillar as The Matrix.

Protection

Screws to tree rappel (slings should be available).

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Start for Cave & Gully and The Matrix.  C&G continues up and right from this point, Matrix up the left pillar.
[Hide Photo] Start for Cave & Gully and The Matrix. C&G continues up and right from this point, Matrix up the left pillar.
Cave and Gully: January 2012
[Hide Photo] Cave and Gully: January 2012

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Kyle Tarry
Portland, OR
 
[Hide Comment] Due to long-meandering nature of route, cannot TR full route on a 70m rope. Sep 14, 2018