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Elevation

Ascent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -93' -28 m
High: 11,854' 3,613 m
Low: 11,761' 3,585 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 11% (6°)
Max Slope: 21% (12°)
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Trail shared by J. Bella

Traverse across Wildy Bowl from Kachina's southeast chutes.

J. Bella
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Description

The north half of a prominent geologic feature in the middle of Wildy Bowl that separates the upper and lower sections of this glacial basin, the chutes on Kachina Peak's southeast side drop onto the north side of this feature. From the K9 Couloir or Pup's Den, traverse south above a series of cliffs and drops until you see the rocks taper off into a wide open snowfield—the Waterfall Line.

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K9 Couloir
Jan 16, 2018 near Taos Sk…, NM
Waterfall Line in Wildy Bowl
Jan 16, 2018 near Taos Sk…, NM
Closer view of Rotten Spine
Jun 3, 2019 near Taos Sk…, NM
Pup's Den 1, climbing towards the steepest part of the chute with a 48° slope angle, April 2, 2019
Apr 3, 2019 near Taos Sk…, NM
Kachina's southeast facing lines
Jan 10, 2018 near Taos Sk…, NM

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