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Ascent of Wheeler Peak on 2012-10-13

Climber: Scott Angus

Date:Saturday, October 13, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Wheeler Peak
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:13063 ft / 3981 m

Ascent Trip Report

RV'd it to the trail head and hike in a group of 7 people 4 kids three adults. There was snow on the ground from the previvous day's storm. However, everyone made it to the top.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5878 ft / 1791 m
    Total Elevation Loss:5855 ft / 1784 m
    Round-Trip Distance:9.2 mi / 14.8 km
    Grade/Class:class 3
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Calm, Overcast
snowing off and off with up to 6" of snow on the ground
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:5878 ft / 1791 m
    Distance:4.6 mi / 7.4 km
    Route:Standard Route
    Start Trailhead:Wheeler Peak Trailhead  7185 ft / 2189 m
    Time:4 Hours 41 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:5855 ft / 1784 m
    Distance:4.6 mi / 7.4 km
    Route:Standard Route
    End Trailhead:Wheeler Peak Trailhead  7208 ft / 2196 m
    Time:2 Hours 40 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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