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Kachina-Wheeler Peak Traverse

 
Kachina-Wheeler Peak Traverse

Page Type: Album

Object Title: Kachina-Wheeler Peak Traverse

Image Type(s): Alpine Climbing, Hiking, Informational, Scenery

 

Page By: strudolyubov

Created/Edited: Jan 5, 2011 / Jan 11, 2011

Object ID: 689873

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Kachina-to-Wheeler Peak Traverse

Start:Williams Lake TH
Total distance (RT): ~8.5 mi
Total elevation gain: ~4,800 ft
YDS: Class 1-2 with short Class 3 sections


 
Kachina-Wheeler Traverse Route Map
Kachina-Wheeler Traverse Route Map

Kachina Peak (UN 12,481) to Lake Fork Peak

Kachina Peak Summit: view north
Kachina Peak Summit: view north
Lake Fork Peak and Vallecito Mountain from Kachina Peak
Lake Fork Peak and Vallecito Mountain from Kachina Peak
North Ridge of Lake Fork Peak
North Ridge of Lake Fork Peak
The Headwall
The Headwall
Kachina Peak from the headwall
Kachina Peak from the headwall
Looking down from the upper section of the headwall
Looking down from the upper section of the headwall
Wheeler Peak and Mount Walter from the headwall
Wheeler Peak and Mount Walter from the headwall
UN 12,535: view east
UN 12,535: summit view east
Lake Fork Peak from the north
Lake Fork Peak as seen from the north
Wheeler Peak from UN 12,535
Wheeler Peak from UN 12,535

Lake Fork Peak to UN 12,819 ("Bighorn Peak")

Lake Fork Peak: summit view southeast
Lake Fork Peak: summit view southeast
Lake Fork Peak: summit view north
Lake Fork Peak: summit view north
Lake Fork Peak from UN 12,807
Lake Fork Peak from UN 12,807
Lake Fork-Wheeler Peak Ridge from UN 12,807
Lake Fork-Wheeler Ridge from UN 12,807 (December 2010)
Lake Fork - Wheeler Ridge
Lake Fork Peak - UN 12,819 Ridge from the summit of UN 12,807 (April 2009)
Approaching the summit of UN 12,819 ( Bighorn Peak )
Approaching the summit of UN 12,819 ("Bighorn Peak")
Looking back at UN 12,807
Looking back at UN 12,807
UN 12,819: summit view northeast
UN 12,819: summit view northeast

UN 12,819 ("Bighorn Peak") to UN 12,728

Looking along the NE Ridge of  Bighorn Peak
Looking along the NE Ridge of "Bighorn Peak"
UN 12,819 (Bighorn Peak) from UN 12,728
UN 12,819 (Bighorn Peak) from UN 12,728
One of the rocky steps on the NE ridge of  Bighorn Peak
One of the rocky steps on the NE ridge of "Bighorn Peak"
NE Ridge of Bighorn Peak
NE Ridge of Bighorn Peak
Wheeler Peak and UN 12,728
Approaching the summit of UN 12,728

UN 12,728 to Simpson Peak

Wheeler and Simpson Peaks
Wheeler and Simpson Peaks from UN 12,728
The saddle between UN 12,728 and Simpson Peak
The saddle between UN 12,728 and Simpson Peak
The notch in the ridge between Un 12,728 and Simpson
The notch in the ridge between Un 12,728 and Simpson
Approaching the summit of Simpson Peak
Approaching the summit of Simpson Peak
Wheeler Cirque
Looking back at the traverse from Simpson Peak

Simpson Peak to Wheeler Peak

Simpson-Wheeler Ridge
Simpson-Wheeler Ridge
Baldy and Touch-Me-Not Mountain from Simpson-Wheeler Ridge
Baldy and Touch-Me-Not Mountain from Simpson-Wheeler Ridge

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Alan EllisExcellent!

Alan Ellis

Voted 10/10

Thanks for posting this album. You could also post this as a route.

AE
Posted Jan 11, 2011 7:22 pm

strudolyubovRe: Excellent!

strudolyubov

Hasn't voted

Thanks!
Posted Jan 12, 2011 5:15 pm

Monster5Thanks!

Monster5

Hasn't voted

Used your maps and info yesterday - fun route!
Posted Jun 26, 2011 6:25 pm

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