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 Peak(s):  Mt. Columbia  -  14,073 feet
 Post Date:  05/30/2008 Modified: 12/02/2010
 Date Climbed:   05/29/2008
 Posted By:  Jcwhite

 Columbia ski solo...well sorta   

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efranzen

Dead Dog     2008-05-30 16:19:35
Looks like fun... although the pictures make it looke like you killed noodle.


Jcwhite


Inside     2008-05-30 16:29:41
My dog is named Hudson, Elin calls him noodle


doumall


Doggie Stoke!     2008-05-30 16:33:56
nice man... thanks for the beta. Can you get to North Cottonwood Creek TH?


Jcwhite


Frank     2008-05-30 16:42:07
Did when he did harvard, so i imagine you can


BillMiddlebrook


Duct Tape!!!!     2008-05-30 18:36:56
Glad to see the super tape job held up to the mighty Columbia. I thought we were just putting tape on there to you could label LEFT and RIGHT!?!
Nice job slaying the mountain and Hudson.


ajkagy


nice report     2008-05-30 20:10:06
how do you like those kilowatts? I just got a pair this winter with dynafits and they rip! Nice report


CincyBearcats


Bindings     2008-05-30 23:04:32
Nice job on a semi-solo day. It‘s great to see how happy a day of playing in some snow can make a pooch. Out of curiosity, what happened with your Naxo‘s? How the heck did you come up with replacement bindings so quickly? Assuming that you used the duct tape to cover the old mounting holes, Tognar carries some threaded inserts you can use to plug the holes to prevent future delamination.


USAKeller


Nice job Jordan!     2008-05-31 09:28:34
I‘ve been thinking about this route for a little while now. What would you say is the average slope degree? Good luck on your next big solo ski!


Jcwhite


There are a couple     2008-06-01 17:06:08
shops around here that still have bindings in stock, so I picked up a pair and off we went. We did plug the holes with some glue, the duct tape was just to make sure the glue was dry.

Love the kilowatts, own more than one pair right now.

Not too steep 35-40 maybe


Jcwhite


I‘m too heavy     2008-06-01 17:06:31
I break everything


rastro


Exhausted dog.     2008-06-07 16:41:03
Man, that dog looks dead tired!...but I be he loved it.



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