Ascent of Wilson Peak on 2017-08-05

Climber: Ben Ryan

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, August 5, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Hi-Clearance Vehicle
Peak:Wilson Peak
    Elevation:14017 ft / 4272 m

Ascent Trip Report

- Ascent via standard southwest ridge from Navajo Lakes Trailhead after gaining Rock of Ages Saddle
- Descent via standard southwest ridge to Rock of Ages Saddle and over to El Diente North Slopes
- Raining/snowing/Hailing non-stop. Clouds caused almost 0 visibility. Ice ax started to buzz at summit. Lightning was looking for me. North Slopes trail to El Diente is. On existent and I created my own path the whole way.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:7756 ft / 2364 m
    Grade/Class:Class 4
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:7756 ft / 2364 m
    Start Trailhead:6261 ft / 1908 m
Descent Statistics

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