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Lake Fork North Face

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Ascent

-745' -227 m

Descent

42%

Avg Slope (23°)

56%

Max Slope (29°)

12,760' 3,889 m

High

12,015' 3,662 m

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Very thin snowpack, lots of exposure and obstacles. History

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A wide open, steep face on one of New Mexico's highest peaks.

J. Bella

Overview

Wilderness area—no mechanized equipment, drones etc.
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Need to Know [Suggest Changes]

This is dangerous avalanche terrain especially during the early season and after big storms. Checktaosavalanchecenter.org andnnmae.org to find and share information.

Description [Suggest Changes]

This is the most famous backcountry ski descent in the Taos backcountry. This straightforward, obvious line is a classic—a high alpine, wide open chute dropping down Lake Fork's north face from the summit. Most people access this line via the Lake Fork Primitive Route.

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