Ascent of Wheeler Peak on 2012-06-08

Climber: Richard Oestreicher

Date:Friday, June 8, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Wheeler Peak
    Location:USA-New Mexico
    Elevation:13161 ft / 4011 m

Ascent Trip Report

The trail up Wheeler above Williams Lake makes this a less difficult climb than it used to be. The junction is 1.7 mi. from the Williams Lake parking area. My 4th ascent of Wheeler on a beautiful cloudless day, albeit very windy on top.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3021 ft / 921 m
    Distance:8.2 mi / 13.2 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2991 ft / 912 m
    Extra Loss:30 ft / 9 m
    Distance:4.1 mi / 6.6 km
    Route:Williams lake
    Trailhead:Wiiliams lake th  10200 ft / 3108 m
    Time Up:3 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Extra Gain:30 ft / 9 m
    Distance:4.1 mi / 6.6 km
    Time Down:1 Hours 46 Minutes

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