Ascent of Mount Walter on 2012-05-09

Climber: David Darby

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Walter
    Location:USA-New Mexico
    Elevation:13133 ft / 4002 m

Ascent Trip Report

05:15 - Start hiking. Car camped under chairlift @ Phoenix Grill.
06:00 - Came across pine tree bed that hiker I met at Mt. Sunflower had used 2 nights before (thought he was going to die - had no extra cloths, no headlamp, no nothing and spent the entire night on the mt.)
06:15 - Trail 67/Williams lake intersection
07:45 - Wheeler Peak summit
08:00 - Mt. Walter summit
08:53 - Trail 67/Williams lake intersection
09:36 - Back at car/Phoenix grill
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:66 ft / 20 m
    Total Elevation Loss:3035 ft / 924 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.5 mi / 5.7 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Gorgeous sunrise hike
Descent (To Destination) Statistics
    Gain on way in:66 ft / 20 m
    Loss on way in:132 ft / 40 m
    Distance:0.3 mi / 0.5 km
    Route:Ridge walk
    Start Trailhead:Wheeler Peak  13199 ft / 4023 m
    Time:15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2903 ft / 884 m
    Distance:3.2 mi / 5.2 km
    Route:Trail 67 / Williams Lake trail
    End Trailhead:Phoenix Grill/Chair lift  10230 ft / 3118 m
    Time:1 Hours 36 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: 2012-05-09-Wheeler

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Wheeler Peak2012-05-092931 ft / 893 m
2Mount Walter2012-05-0966 ft / 20 m
Total Trip Gain: 2997 ft / 913 m    Total Trip Loss: 3035 ft / 925 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by David Darby
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