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Sin Nombre North Face Alternate

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Steep alpine terrain on one of New Mexico's classic high peaks.


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Ski Line

12,706' 3,873 m

High

11,949' 3,642 m

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Up

757' 231 m

Down

53%

Avg Slope (28°)

65%

Max Slope (33°)
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry
Wilderness area, no mechanized equipment, drones etc.

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Class 3 avalanche terrain

Description

This line accompanies the main line down Sin Nombre's north face. It begins northwest of the summit, drops into the starting zone skier's left of the main line, and runs into a different couloir in the middle of the main path.

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J. Bella

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Sin Nombre's north face ~ January 17th, 2018
Feb 14, 2018 near Taos Sk…, NM
A large slab avalanche on Sin Nombre's lower north face, released during March 2019. Pic from the top of the Bong Chute on March 20th
Apr 3, 2019 near Taos Sk…, NM

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