Kachina-Wheeler Peak Traverse

Page Type
Album
Image Type(s):
Alpine Climbing, Hiking, Informational, Scenery
4366 Hits
74.92% Score
Log in
to vote
Page By:
Kachina-Wheeler Peak Traverse
Created On: Jan 5, 2011
Last Edited On: Jan 11, 2011

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 MapKachina-Wheeler Traverse Route Map

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

Kachina Peak Summit: view northKachina Peak Summit: view north
Lake Fork Peak and Vallecito Mountain from Kachina PeakLake Fork Peak and Vallecito Mountain from Kachina Peak
North Ridge of Lake Fork PeakNorth Ridge of Lake Fork Peak
The HeadwallThe Headwall
Kachina Peak from the headwallKachina Peak from the headwall
Looking down from the upper section of the headwallLooking down from the upper section of the headwall
Wheeler Peak and Mount Walter from the headwallWheeler Peak and Mount Walter from the headwall
UN 12,535: view eastUN 12,535: summit view east
Lake Fork Peak from the northLake Fork Peak as seen from the north
Wheeler Peak from UN 12,535Wheeler Peak from UN 12,535

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

Lake Fork Peak: summit view southeastLake Fork Peak: summit view southeast
Lake Fork Peak: summit view northLake Fork Peak: summit view north
Lake Fork Peak from UN 12,807Lake Fork Peak from UN 12,807
Lake Fork-Wheeler Peak Ridge from UN 12,807Lake Fork-Wheeler Ridge from UN 12,807 (December 2010)
Lake Fork - Wheeler RidgeLake 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 12,807Looking back at UN 12,807
UN 12,819: summit view northeastUN 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 12,728UN 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 PeakNE Ridge of Bighorn Peak
Wheeler Peak and UN 12,728Approaching the summit of UN 12,728

UN 12,728 to Simpson Peak

Wheeler and Simpson PeaksWheeler and Simpson Peaks from UN 12,728
The saddle between UN 12,728 and Simpson PeakThe 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 PeakApproaching the summit of Simpson Peak
Wheeler CirqueLooking back at the traverse from Simpson Peak

Simpson Peak to Wheeler Peak

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






Comments

Post a Comment
Viewing: 1-3 of 3
Alan Ellis

Alan Ellis - Jan 11, 2011 7:22 pm - Voted 10/10

Excellent!

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

AE

strudolyubov

strudolyubov - Jan 12, 2011 5:15 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Excellent!

Thanks!

Monster5

Monster5 - Jun 26, 2011 6:25 pm - Hasn't voted

Thanks!

Used your maps and info yesterday - fun route!

Viewing: 1-3 of 3


Kachina-Wheeler Peak Traverse

Album
29 Images 3 Comments

Parents

Wheeler Peak WildernessAlbums
 
Wheeler Peak (NM)Albums
 
Simpson PeakAlbums
 
Lake Fork Peak -Recently AdoptedAlbums
 
UN 12819Albums
 
Point 12,728Albums
 
Kachina PeakAlbums