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Ford's Theatre 


Type:  Ice, Alpine, 500', Grade III
Original: WI4+ Steep Snow [details]
FA: Fabian and Bellows, April 2015
Season: Winter to early spring
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Submitted By: Jeff Hebert on May 13, 2015

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At the top of the ice pitch


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.

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