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Pup's Den - Chute 2

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A steep chute on Kachina's wild side.


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Ski Line

12,359' 3,767 m

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11,865' 3,617 m

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Up

494' 151 m

Down

55%

Avg Slope (29°)

89%

Max Slope (42°)
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Description

Ride south from Kachina Peak's summit, past the first Pup's Den chute and drop into the second entrance. The terrain here rolls over and the line is not visible from the ridge. Descend between the cliff bands onto the apron to the Wildy Bowl Bench.

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J. Bella

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#663

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Photos

K9 Couloir
Jan 16, 2018 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
Closer view of Rotten Spine
Jun 3, 2019 near Taos Sk…, NM
Waterfall Line in Wildy Bowl
Jan 16, 2018 near Taos Sk…, NM
Kachina Peak from Wheeler's north ridge
Jan 16, 2018 near Taos Sk…, NM
Young bighorn sheep on Kachina Peak's south ridge
Jan 24, 2018 near Taos Sk…, NM

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