Talus

Definition

A sloping mass of rocky fragments often at the base of a cliff or hillside. The term talus and scree can be used interchangeably however talus is usually considered to have a larger rock size than scree which often means there is less movement (but not always). The larger size associated with talus prevents the ability to safely ‘slide’ down the slope in a similar manner as that is possible with Scree. An unstable Talus slope can be dangerous resulting in falls or injuries, so take care.

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