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couloir

Synonyms and Antonyms of couloir

a narrow opening between hillsides or mountains that can be used for passage

  • at one point the steep, ice-encrusted walls of the couloir are no more than 50 feet apart
Synonyms of couloir

canyon (also cañon), col, defile, flume, gap, gill [British], gorge, gulch, gulf, kloof [South African], linn [chiefly Scottish], notch, pass, ravine, saddle

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