Ascent of Wilson Mesa-Point 8607 on 2003-06-21

Climber: Michael Kelly

Date:Saturday, June 21, 2003
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Wilson Mesa-Point 8607
    Location:USA-New Mexico
    Elevation:8607 ft / 2623 m

Ascent Trip Report

Philmont Rayado Crew 619-RM-5

June 20: Dropoff at Ponil (7120'), hike up to Dean Skyline and along to Elkhorn camp (8500').
June 21: Hike west along ridge to Head of Dean (8700') then down to Pueblano (8040'). Ascend Wilson Mesa from the south, descend to Middle Ponil Creek then upstream to Rich Cabins (7720').

Trip continues to Wilson Mesa (again, after loop to the north).
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2547 ft / 776 m
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2547 ft / 776 m
    Extra Loss:1980 ft / 603 m
    Trailhead:Pueblano  8040 ft / 2450 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Philmont Rayado (20 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Wilson Mesa-Point 86072003-06-21
2Wilson Mesa-Point 86072003-06-24
3Baldy Mountain2003-06-26
4Bear Mountain2003-07-01 1
5Black Mountain2003-07-01 2
6Trail Peak2003-07-02 1
7Bonita Peak2003-07-03 2
8South Red Hills Peak2003-07-03 3
9Mount Phillips2003-07-03 4
10Lookout Peak2003-07-07
11Rayado Peak2003-07-08

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