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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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Shared By J. Bella

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

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

Need to Know

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

Description

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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