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The Rotten Spine

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 5.0 (2) SKI LINE

A technical, steep line through a cliff.


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Ski Line

12,292' 3,747 m

High

11,930' 3,636 m

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Up

362' 110 m

Down

51%

Avg Slope (27°)

85%

Max Slope (40°)
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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J. Bella

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  5.0 from 2 votes

#43

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  5.0 from 2 votes
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#43

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The Rotten Spine
Dec 24, 2018 near Taos Sk…, NM
Wolf's Den from Kachina
Jan 16, 2018 near Taos Sk…, NM

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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