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Moss Ghyl 


Type:  Ice, 1 pitch, 100'
Original: WI3-4 [details]
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Submitted By: Dharma Bum on Aug 25, 2008

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not quite fat, but still climbable


Another great moderate climb just left of Arm & Hammer/Tendonitis. The first section is easy climbing that leads to a large ledge. Above the ledge is a steeper headwall that leads to a tree belay. The route is very wide.


Head up the gully to the left of the base of Tendonitis and climb the left facing wall of ice on the right hand side.


2 rap anchors along the route so double ropes are not required.

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Rock Climbing Photo: MG is right above the climber's head.  Don M. says...
MG is right above the climber's head. Don M. says...
Rock Climbing Photo: Having fun on Moss Ghyll.
Having fun on Moss Ghyll.
Rock Climbing Photo: Moss Ghyl climbs the nice flow in the corner and c...
Moss Ghyl climbs the nice flow in the corner and c...

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By Gunkiemike
Jan 1, 2012

The route is "very wide"?? I think you were lost. MG is about the narrowest line at NFOP.
By Greg Kuchyt
From: Richmond, VT
Jan 2, 2012

Gunkiemike, I think he means the second step after the snowfield. That section is pretty wide.
By Eriks Rozners
From: Binghamton, NY
Feb 10, 2012
rating: WI3+

I would not call the first step easy climbing. The headwall can be steep and bulged out making it a tricky crux for the grade. Also, I think the correct spelling is Moss Ghyll.

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