Ascent of Wheeler Peak on 2005-08-11
|Date:||Thursday, August 11, 2005|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Location:||USA-New Mexico|
| Elevation:||13161 ft / 4011 m|
Ascent Trip ReportGood 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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