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noun as in detritus

noun as in rubble

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The route down Lone Peak is steep, starting with dinner-plate talus, then scree, then steep trails.

Szafruga also traversed exposed sections of rock and scree fields across unmarked terrain in order to shorten the routes between mountains—terrain that requires some experience in mountaineering.

It took me about eight hours and five or six rappels before I reached the scree slope.

I’ve worn the Quest year-round on routes that involved climbing slick and muddy switchbacks, in peak summer temperatures as well as in pouring rain, and high in the mountains, slogging up scree slopes and over glaciated alpine terrain.

The swallow tail of the heel and extension of the back helped absorb shock as I quickly scooted down steep scree fields.

On examining the other side there was no trace of moraine; there was scree in places, but a great deal of the tuff was uncovered.

Outside the lower end of each large transverse glen there is a scree of sedimentary matter.

There is capital scree here, and a very rapid descent into Mosedale may be made by it.

It has a copious scree at the foot, and more than half-way up it divides into three.

It usually happens to be a scree-gully, but the fundamental idea is straightness.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scree, such as: rubble, deposit, fragments, grains, leavings, and sediment.

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