Ascent of Wheeler Peak on 2005-08-11

Climber: Anthony Wilkinson

Date:Thursday, August 11, 2005
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Wheeler Peak
    Location:USA-New Mexico
    Elevation:13161 ft / 4011 m

Ascent Trip Report

Good hike. Talus slope to summit ridge is a slight leg and lung burner, but only because it is above 12,000 feet. Beautiful view along Sangre de Cristo Range.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2961 ft / 902 m
    Round-Trip Distance:7 mi / 11.3 km
    Route:Main trail
    Trailhead:Taos Ski Resort/Restaurant Parking  10200 ft / 3108 m
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble

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