Ascent of Wheeler Peak on 2016-07-30
|Others in Party:||Nick Constantin|
|Date:||Saturday, July 30, 2016|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||13063 ft / 3981 m|
Ascent Trip ReportWent 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|
| Total Elevation Gain:||3061 ft / 932 m|
| Total Elevation Loss:||3061 ft / 932 m|
| Quality:||9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
| Gain on way in:||3061 ft / 932 m|
| Route:||Standard Route from trailhead|
| Start Trailhead:||10002 ft / 3048 m|
| Loss on way out:||3061 ft / 932 m|
| End Trailhead:||10002 ft / 3048 m|
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