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 Peak(s):  Mt. Columbia  -  14,073 feet
 Post Date:  04/26/2010
 Date Climbed:   04/25/2010
 Posted By:  slyde55

 Southwest slopes   

Mt. Columbia:

1. Road to TH still blocked with snow in spots. We parked about 1.4 miles from TH.
2. Massive avalanche down SW gully which uprooted and covered hundreds of trees.
3. Hard pack to corn conditions on southeast facing slopes.

Fresh snow on Sunday night should make for great conditions.
Enjoy



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  • Comments or Questions (3)
Dancesatmoonrise


wow     2010-04-26 21:45:22
Quite a run there. It‘s a perennial I think. Here‘s a view from above:



Do you have any shots from above to show the extent of the new run? When do you think it occured?

I‘ll be getting up there for Harvard before too long - thanks for the info and photos.


killingcokes


Nice     2010-04-26 22:22:03
I love the zone through the gray cliffs at the bottom.


BillMiddlebrook


Gully     2010-04-27 22:02:09
skied that gully today - it was in excellent shape!



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