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Routes in Colfax Peak

Cosley-Houston WI4
Ford's Theatre WI4+
Polish Route WI6
Type: Ice, Alpine, 500 ft, Grade III
FA: Fabian and Bellows, April 2015
Page Views: 323 total, 10/month
Shared By: Jeff Hebert on May 12, 2015
Admins: Scott Coldiron, Nate Ball, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick

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This 70m ice line starts with rambling WI3 and reaches a steeper section with a rightward traverse at WI4 to WI4+. From here, it eases up a bit and has some good stemming until making it over the lip.

There can be ice in the gully above. Follow it up and left, eventually getting onto steep snow, cutting across a ridge, and traversing into the top of the Cosley-Houston finish.


On the NW face of Colfax Peak, just up and climber's right of the Cosley-Houston


Ice screws. Pickets can help in the snow above.