Ascent of Wheeler Peak on 2016-08-06

Climber: Shane Kramer

Date:Saturday, August 6, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Wheeler Peak
    Location:USA-New Mexico
    Elevation:13161 ft / 4011 m

Ascent Trip Report

Super windy, somewhat quick ascent, though had to stop to put on and take off clothing, and due to stomach issues. Spent about 30-45 minutes on summit. Total trip time was 5 hours.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3189 ft / 971 m
    Extra Gain:189 ft / 57 m
    Distance:8.2 mi / 13.2 km
    Route:Williams Lake Trailhead parking
    Trailhead:Williams Lake Trailhead parking  10350 ft / 3154 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Extremely Windy, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:2 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:1 Hours 30 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Wheeler trip (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Wheeler Peak2016-08-06
2Mount Walter2016-08-06

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