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Routes in Mt. Webster - Winter Ice &

"North Slabs" T WI2-3
Central Couloir T WI3 M1 Easy Snow
Gallery Route WI4 M5+
Greens Chasm T WI3 M1
Horseshoe Gully WI2-
Landslide Gully WI2-
Pilgrimage, The WI3
Shoestring Gully WI2
Tunnel Zone & Gallery Area Ramp WI2+ M2
Unknown WI4 M3
Type: Ice, Alpine, 250 ft, 2 pitches, Grade III
FA: Mark Whiton, 1978
Page Views: 520 total · 21/month
Shared By: Robert Hall on Feb 2, 2016
Admins: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey.LeCours, Robert Hall, Jonathan Steitzer

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Description

A long, steep approach to a narrowish-gully high on the far northern end of Mt Webster slabs. Best seen from the RR Tracks below Cinema Gully on Mt Willard.

Find the break in the trees below the gully and then make a pilgrimage by hiking, wading, or wallowing up the steep snow slope (1-2hrs, depending) to the base of the gully.

Climb and rap, or descend left (see COMMENT, below).

Location

On the far left end of Mt Webster.

Protection

Normal ice gear

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Owen Silitch
Brunswick, ME
 
Owen Silitch   Brunswick, ME
 
Soloed this route yesterday. My friend and I thought we'd try and hit the Webster trail at the top but that turned into 3+ hours of some of the most heinous bush whacking of my life. Definitely do not recommend doing this and instead just rap the route or down climb Dec 11, 2017
Ben Townsend  
 
Nice route if the snow conditions on the approach aren't too grueling. It's just one fairly long pitch. No need to rappel; there is an easy descent gully just to climber's left. Feb 2, 2016

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