Mount Walter Climber's Log

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Foxy Long Bottoms

Foxy Long Bottoms - Sep 6, 2009 11:34 pm Date Climbed: Sep 5, 2009

From Wheeler  Sucess!

in the rain. . .


txhiker76 - Jul 6, 2009 2:11 pm Date Climbed: Jun 22, 2009

Along the way  Sucess!

Went over this on the way to Wheeler Peak.

Alex Wood

Alex Wood - Jul 3, 2009 6:08 pm Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2009

Last of 9  Sucess!

Climbed the ridge from Kachina all the way to Wheeler. We hit Kachina Peak...An unnamed peak, Lake Fork Peak, "Bighorn Peak",Pt 12,728, Simpson, Old Mike, Wheeler, and then Walter. Started at 7:20am and then finished at 5:30. We started at the Williams Lake Trailhead. Amazing day! The weather somehow cooperated with us the whole time. Very fun traverse. Saw lots of Elk, Bighorn Sheep and Mountain Goats. SO MUCH FUN!!

Alex Wood

Alex Wood - Jun 27, 2009 10:01 pm Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2009

Traversed to Wheeler  Sucess!

Tagged it along with Wheeler via the Bull of the Woods Trail. Went down the Williams Lake Trail. Great Day


davebobk47 - Oct 16, 2008 2:52 pm Date Climbed: Oct 13, 2008

On the way  Sucess!

on the way back to williams lake from wheeler.


AFmountaineer - Sep 20, 2008 11:56 am Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2008

Horshoe Lake  Sucess!

Made the extra hike from Wheeler and then booked it down due to a thunderstorm.


hans.schenk - Aug 12, 2008 10:41 pm Date Climbed: Aug 12, 2008

By proxy...  Sucess!

Bagged this on the way to the summit of Wheeler. Seems pretty easy since the trail runs right over the summit.

LandonQ - Jul 20, 2008 2:13 am Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2008

Success  Sucess!

Successfully climbed.


MoapaPk - May 13, 2008 1:33 pm Date Climbed: Sep 12, 1997

why else?  Sucess!

On way to Wheeler.


peakrat76 - Apr 23, 2008 3:54 pm Date Climbed: Jul 7, 1997

With Wheeler  Sucess!

Did the whole Wheeler/Old Mike/Simpson/Walter circuit. A fun day, perfect weather. Climbed with our Seattle climbing buddies.


GroundControl - Jan 13, 2008 10:05 am

Mount Walter, Summer 2003  Sucess!

Hiked over from Wheeler like everyone else!


AltitudeSickness - Dec 22, 2007 8:29 pm Date Climbed: Jan 1, 2004

On the way to Wheeler  Sucess!

Made this attempt seriously out of shape and paid for it. Summiting this mountain was anti-climatic since out goal was Mt. Wheeler for this trip. Nice to have it anyway. Great time with our crew.


forjan - Oct 18, 2007 7:57 pm Date Climbed: Oct 12, 2007

After Wheeler  Sucess!

Tagged Mount Walter on the way down after hiking up to the summit of Wheeler Peak via the Williams Lake trail. Cool & windy day along the summit ridge (3.5 hrs car-to-car).


Redwic - Sep 9, 2007 11:49 pm Date Climbed: Sep 7, 2007

Weather Issues At The Summit  Sucess!

Starting in the early morning, there were beautiful weather conditions... *until* I climbed halfway up the saddle-slope between Wheeler Peak & Mount Walter. Then, suddenly, a solid cloud blanket covered over both peaks. The wind picked up, and it quickly felt like the temperature dropped to below freezing. When I reached Wheeler Peak's summit, the cloud/fog was so thick that I couldn't see 2-3 feet in front of me, so I jogged over to Mount Walter's summit to hopefully find more suitable conditions... only to find much of the same thick cloud cover there. It was too bad, as I bet that the views from the summits would have been spectacular. Thank goodness for my GPS & general pathfinding skills. The Williams Lake Trail is very nice!!!


surgent - Aug 31, 2007 12:46 pm Date Climbed: Aug 14, 1994

Warm-up for Wheeler  Sucess!

What everyone else says.

Garon Coriz

Garon Coriz - Jun 30, 2007 6:22 pm Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2007

Quick Tag  Sucess!

Touched the summit before heading down to Williams Lake. Cool bighorns running about.

2skinners - Jun 22, 2007 5:48 am Date Climbed: Jun 18, 2007

Solo climb of Wheeler/Walter  Sucess!

Made my way up to the summit of Wheeler Peak via the Williams Lake trail, spent some time there and then worked my way over to Mt. Walter. Very beautiful scenery all around.


lizrdboy - Apr 25, 2007 1:59 am

By Default  Sucess!

I don't really think this counts as a separate peak, but who am I to judge. I took the 10 extra steps to tag it on my way to Wheeler so I guess it has some meaning

Bubba Suess

Bubba Suess - Mar 9, 2007 10:41 pm

On the way to Wheeler...  Sucess!

Like everyone else, I climbed this one on the way to Wheeler Peak.

Anya Jingle

Anya Jingle - Jan 19, 2007 7:51 pm Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2005

Via Williams Lake after doing Wheeler Peak  Sucess!

This was a very long drive for us to get to hike to New Mexico's highest point and second highest, but it turned out to be well worth it. Fun steep route, great exercise and great vistas, not to mention all the wildlife we saw and many interesting wildflowers back down in the forest.
We made it down just before a massive thunderstorm developed.
My dog was a trooper.Our slideshow from this adventure is here, enjoy:
Wheeler Peak and Mt. Walter via Williams Lake

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