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Long Canyon Stream and Meadows

Intermediate

Trail

0.8 mile 1.3 kilometer point to point
Ski Line
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 1' 0 m
Descent: -642' -196 m
High: 11,679' 3,560 m
Low: 11,037' 3,364 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 16% (9°)
Max Slope: 20% (11°)
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Trail shared by J. Bella

A gradually descending, rolling line following meadows and old streambeds.

J. Bella
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Description

This mellow line follows gradually rolling terrain through the forest, crossing some open meadows and contouring across ancient stream channels. There's some short downhill sections and much of the route is flat as it follows the drainage from the upper basin in Long Canyon back to the trail about a mile down. This is the best route to reduce exposure to avalanche terrain on either side of the canyon.

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in Taos

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in New Mexico

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Photos

7th Wave a few days after an R2D2 avalanche ran
Feb 4, 2019 near Taos Sk…, NM
Remnants of times past - an old miner's cabin hidden in the valley is one of the last remaining structures that tell the story of this canyon's undocumented history
Feb 4, 2019 near Taos Sk…, NM

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