Ascent of Wilson Mesa-Point 8607 on 2003-06-24

Climber: Michael Kelly

Date:Tuesday, June 24, 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 22: Climb north from Rich Cabins (7720') over varied terrain through Beatty Lakes (8300') to Seally Canyon (8000').
June 23: Hike north to Whiteman Vega (8100'), then back south to Beatty Lakes.
June 24: Hike south through Dan Beard to Middle Ponil Creek (7400') then upstream, then west up Wilson Mesa. From summit, descended to Pueblano. (8100')

Trip continues to Baldy Mountain.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3157 ft / 962 m
    Elevation Loss:2957 ft / 901 m
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3157 ft / 962 m
    Extra Loss:2450 ft / 746 m
    Trailhead:Dan Beard Camp  7900 ft / 2407 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:507 ft / 155 m
    Trailhead:Pueblano  8100 ft / 2468 m
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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