Ascent of Wheeler Peak on 2013-10-01
|Others in Party:||Tom Poremba|
|Date:||Tuesday, October 1, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New Mexico|
| Elevation:||13161 ft / 4011 m|
Ascent Trip ReportAwesome trip up the New Wheeler Peak trail. Thank you to those who worked so hard to make this trail. It's awesome!! Wonderful weather, great hike. Started around 8am - summit by 11am - 30 minutes on summit then back to parking lot at 1:30.
Hiked for an hour with 6 Big Horn Sheep (4 mommy's with 2 babies). Wonderful! Also, saw a bear run across the road on the drive to the trail head (off route 150).
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||2961 ft / 903 m|
| Distance:||8.2 mi / 13.2 km|
| Route:||Williams Lake to new Wheeler Peak Trail|
| Trailhead:||Wiliams Lake Trailhead 10200 ft / 3108 m|
| Weather:||Wonderful! Cold on the way up but very nice on top and warm on the way down.|
| Time Up:||3 Hours |
| Time Down:||2 Hours |
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