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Tom_Sjolseth

Colfax ice routes?

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Has anyone been up in the neighborhood of Colfax lately? I'm curious to know if the ice is touching down and how much of a wallow it is to get up to it?

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Hey Tom, was just skiing below Colfax yesterday(got back fro AK on Monday).

The Polish route looks way thin and sparsely connected, the Cosley-Houston is thin as well, the first pillar is still buried under an apron of snow.

It was really cold up above 7500 feet, probably not much chance of things dripping and freezing under current conditions.

Lets get out!

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Thanks for the info, Scott.

 

Daniel and I are headed out for a long day trip tomorrow.. not sure what just yet. Shoot me an e-mail if you're interested, it would be great to have you along. :tup:

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be careful. there's just enough gappers on the approach to make things interesting. a lot of snow has fallen in the past week (~ a foot per day) without significant settling.

there's at least one snow bridge (up to colfax, not on the c-d ski route) that could be a whole lot more interesting with a few feet of powder on it.

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also, i posted a bunch of pictures of the routes on the neighboring thread.

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