Taos Valley

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Taos Valley

Submitted By: Dobish on April 03, 2010

Administrator: Dobish

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Colorado » Front Range

Snoopy’s Backside Couloir

The descent can start from the summit if you're eager to huck your meat off a 10 ft ledge into the couloir.  I imagine most people choose to start at the prominent notch just below the summit ridge.  Initially the slope is fairly mellow, but rolls over mid way down the couloir for an exciting short pitch of 40ish degree skiing.  The snow in the couloir may be kind of chunky from wet slide debris from the SE facing wall above and climbers right of the chute.  Not to worry though, the upper portion of the couloir itself is nicely sheltered from early morning sunhit.

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Steep Terrain, Great Snow, and sunny weather. Generally not a lot of people, and there is a lot to explore down there. Taos Valley Ski Area access a lot of terrain, but there is a lot of touring around Wheeler Peak, Angelfire, and at the Taos Resort (when hiking is available)

How to Get There

Go North From Albuquerque and Santa Fe. Go South from Colorado. You can be there in a couple of hours from Albuquerque.

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