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Central Gully 200m I***
Central Gully follows the line directly up the centre of the corrie. The start of the gully is enclosed and quite narrow, but higher up it opens into a wide and steep snowfield below the ridge linking both summits. It is quite normal for the gully to be heavily corniced, in which case the best line is to veer left and head for the summit cairn.
The gully takes reasonable snowfall to build up and shoukd be avoided late in spring or mild temperatures when there will be a significant avalanche hazard if there is still a large cornice over the top of the gully.
The direct descent is down either down the East or North-East ridges (the two ridges either side of the corrie).

A.E.Maylard, W.Brunskill, W.Douglas, J.Maclay Dec/1892.

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timday 23 Apr, 2021 Show βeta
βeta: Initial slopes soft in the sun, but then nice and firm in the shade all the way to the exit at the summit.
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βeta: Initial slopes soft in the sun, but then nice and firm in the shade all the way to the exit at the summit.

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