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Ascent of Wheeler Peak on 2012-05-09

Climber: David Darby

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Wheeler Peak
    Location:USA-New Mexico
    Elevation:13161 ft / 4011 m

Ascent Trip Report

05:15 - Start hiking. Car camped under chairlift @ Phoenix Grill.
06:00 - Came across pine tree bed that hiker I met at Mt. Sunflower had used 2 nights before (thought he was going to die - had no extra cloths, no headlamp, no nothing and spent the entire night on the mt.)
06:15 - Trail 67/Williams lake intersection
07:45 - Wheeler Peak summit
08:00 - Mt. Walter summit
08:53 - Trail 67/Williams lake intersection
09:36 - Back at car/Phoenix grill







Start: 5:15am
Finish: 9:30am

More to come...
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2931 ft / 893 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Great sunrise hike
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2931 ft / 893 m
    Distance:2.9 mi / 4.6 km
    Route:Williams Lake trail
    Trailhead:Phoenix Grill/Chairlift  10230 ft / 3118 m
    Time Up:2 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Route:over to Mt. Walker
Ascent Part of Trip: 2012-05-09-Wheeler

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Wheeler Peak2012-05-09
2Mount Walter2012-05-09
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by David Darby
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