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Gully #1

The most interesting and accessible of the Gulf Of Slides lines.

Ski Touring Difficult

497 m
0 m
272 m
0-1 hrs
Low Point
1.2 km
High Point
1.5 km
Gully #1 Map

Gully #1, or Main Gully is the widest of the 3 gullies, it is also the most interesting. Being more of an open face at the top than a gully, it historically gets less windloaded than other routes in the area. The best way to approach is by ascending from the bottom, which may require crampons. The upper section of Main Gully is split into multiple skinny slides. These merge into one main gully above an ice bulge, which you can hop or skirt to skiers right. The bottom is roomy and low angle, with a few bushes here an there. Unlike other slides, Main Gully has a cut exit trail to GOS Trail.



Serious gradient of 30-38 degrees where a real risk of slipping exists.

Medium Exposure (E2)

2 out of 4

As well as the slope itself, there are some obstacles (such as rock outcrops) which could aggravate injury.


3 out of 4

Little chance of being seen or helped in case of an accident.

Best time to visit

between January and April


  • Face
  • Alpine
  • Cliffs
  • Tree Skiing
  • Single Descent
  • Ski Mountaineering

Equipment required

  • Skins
  • Ice axe
  • Crampons