Ascent of Wheeler Peak on 2016-07-30

Climber: Frank Toddre II

Others in Party:Nick Constantin
Ashley Max
Date:Saturday, July 30, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Wheeler Peak
    Elevation:13063 ft / 3981 m

Ascent Trip Report

Went the standard route in a beautiful summer day. We car camped the night before at wheeler peak campground. We didn't realize that you can hit the trail from either the trailhead or campground. It is as advertised. A beautiful class one trail hike, normal terrain, rocks and tight scree on most of the ascent. It was a burner though, you certainly have to earn the final ascent
I loved it, great hike, highly recommended.
Note if camping this campground fills up. We got real lucky and got last spot about five pm Friday.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3061 ft / 933 m
    Elevation Loss:3061 ft / 933 m
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3061 ft / 933 m
    Route:Standard Route from trailhead
    Trailhead:10002 ft / 3048 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:3061 ft / 933 m
    Trailhead:10002 ft / 3048 m

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