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Steep 'n' rugged at the top, pow field at the bottom.


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11,893' 3,625 m

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11,008' 3,355 m

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Up

885' 270 m

Down

50%

Avg Slope (26°)

67%

Max Slope (34°)
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry
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Description

This is another great spring descent on classic Sangre de Cristo terrain. Either climb the chute from the bottom if conditions allow, or rappel into the line from the top. This line offers expert alpine ski mountaineering at its finest.

History & Background

This is known by some locals as Harrison's.

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J. Bella

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Large avalanche in Wildy 1 which occurred between January 17th and 20th 2018. This is one of the reasons Taos Ski Valley doesn't have backcountry gates and has a closed boundary policy. This is the first chute south of the ski area on Kachina Peak.
Jan 25, 2019 near Taos Sk…, NM
Storm snow slides, March 18, 2015
Jan 10, 2018 near Taos Sk…, NM
Enter the Dragon, Eastern Philosophy, Harrison's, Big Al's Run ~ storm sluffs March 18, 2015
Jan 10, 2018 near Taos Sk…, NM
The Blake and Harrison, April 2015.  Ski Pioneers 2.0
Jan 10, 2018 near Taos Sk…, NM
The top of Wildy 2 and 1
Jan 11, 2018 near Taos Sk…, NM

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