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The Rotten Spine

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0.1 mile 0.2 kilometer point to point
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Extremely Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -362' -110 m
High: 12,292' 3,747 m
Low: 11,930' 3,636 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 51% (27°)
Max Slope: 85% (40°)
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Trail shared by J. Bella

A technical, steep line through a cliff.

J. Bella
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Description

Riding this line at the far west side of Wildy Bowl requires dropping onto a steep slope that runs onto a cliff then then turning onto and across an off-fall line drift, into a chute descending a steep ledge towards a narrow choke in the middle of the cliff. It's a high consequence line.

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Jun 7, 2019
Lee Ringer
Approaching via Kachina Peak made for an easy scout. Down-climbed into line, was very hairy. Excellent exposed line — 3h 30m

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