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#1154698 - 05/09/17 02:48 PM [TR] Colfax Beta photo - Cosley-Houston and Polish Route 5/7/2017
timmatsui Offline
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Registered: 06/18/01
Posts: 25
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Loc: seattle, wa, usa
Trip: Colfax Beta photo - Cosley-Houston and Polish Route

Date: 5/7/2017

Trip Report:
FYI:

Photos from 7 May, 2017. From the iphone, sorry they're not more detailed.

Looks like Cosley-Houston and the Polish Route are both in on Colfax. CH looks fat. Polish Route looks like it touches down, but I think the pillar is still free-hanging.

We were just up there to ski. Have fun.

From Frank Huster's insta (this is best beta photo):
https://www.instagram.com/p/BT27myMDyq0/?taken-by=frankhuster








Approach Notes:
~2miles of snow on road, went up Grouse Creek to Heliotrope Ridge. Stream crossings are getting interesting, but it's passable on the west side of Grouse.

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#1154779 - 05/17/17 11:04 AM Re: [TR] Colfax Beta photo - Cosley-Houston and Polish Route 5/7/2017 [Re: timmatsui]
John Douglass Offline
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Registered: 07/20/14
Posts: 13
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Loc: Seattle, WA
Thanks Tim!

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#1154791 - 05/18/17 09:40 PM Re: [TR] Colfax Beta photo - Cosley-Houston and Polish Route 5/7/2017 [Re: timmatsui]
Priti Offline
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Registered: 02/20/15
Posts: 20
TRs: 2 Photos: 63
Woohoo! Yeah, thanks Tim! laugh
How were the avalanche conditions?

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