Wheeler Peak (NM) Climber's Log

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Snowslogger - Oct 22, 2023 3:13 pm Date Climbed: Sep 26, 2016

Beautiful Fall Day  Sucess!

Hiked up with Sally from Williams Lake. A fun hike on a beautiful fall day. Had a beer at Taos Ski Valley just before they closed for the fall. Also hiked Black Mesa in Oklahoma on this trip.

Brian Jenkins

Brian Jenkins - Sep 6, 2023 10:18 pm Date Climbed: Aug 31, 2023

top of NM  Sucess!

They make it hard to get here with closed roads due to construction. Nice hike though even though it's hard to tell what the trail is. Sad logging all over tearing this place up. Rich people need to ski though. Interesting hikers too. Pass by dreadlock Jesus in sandals up top. And two grandmas crushing it on their ridge hike.


Timl - Aug 1, 2023 2:12 am Date Climbed: Jun 1, 2018

Great View! Easy and Enjoyable Hike!  Sucess!

I love this hike! Great Exercise, nothing technical, and rewarding view from the top. Trail is easy to navigate.

26mcmatm - Jul 26, 2023 2:02 pm Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2023

My Climb  Sucess!

One of the coolest expeirences of my life! Saw a mountain goat!


MissH - Jul 15, 2023 2:05 pm Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2023

Beautiful  Sucess!

Beautiful day. This peak gets busy, best to start early in the morning.


admiralcapn - Feb 27, 2022 5:33 pm Date Climbed: Aug 10, 2021

HP # 22  Sucess!

Took Bull-of-the-Woods for nice solitude up the trail, then came down the steep Williams Trail. Great day with some fantastic wildlife.


whatdoIknow - Jan 3, 2022 5:19 am Date Climbed: Sep 12, 2021

very enjoyable  Sucess!

Loved it!


mstender - Sep 27, 2021 1:41 pm Date Climbed: Sep 23, 2021

Williams Lake route  Sucess!

I took the Williams Lake route which is a great trail all the way to the top. Views were great!


wyatt_meyers - Jul 26, 2021 10:09 am Date Climbed: Jul 30, 2020

Fifth state high!  Sucess!

Saw marmots and mountain goats! Great day for another high point. Traversed past the peak for amazing views of the nearby lake. None could get the register open and once I twisted it off everyone came running over to sign it! Part of a 3 state highpoint trip with kings and Elbert the previous week!


BradBartick - Jul 7, 2021 4:09 pm Date Climbed: Jun 17, 2021

With Michelle under sunny skies  Sucess!

Amazing hike, a must do. We loved it.


BKiser90 - Aug 31, 2020 12:41 pm Date Climbed: Aug 28, 2020

A Morning in the Sangres  Sucess!

Started from the trailhead with my buddy at 5:00 am. We missed the turn off to Wheeler Peak and had to backtrack through the woods from Williams Lake. Beautiful summit conditions with clear views. Felt so good that we decided to bag Old Mike, Simpson, and Walter, as well! State high point #8


sierramtngoat - Aug 29, 2020 11:34 pm Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2020

From William's Lake Trailhead  Sucess!

Hiked up in the dark so I could be back early to check out from our room. There was a big storm earlier that evening but no sign of it after I got up. Saw fox and big horn sheep on the way up. Nothing tough about this one.

Ted Bauer

Ted Bauer - Jul 20, 2020 9:04 pm Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2020

Sunny & Windy  Sucess!

An odd day on the mountain. Everyone had masks and either raised them up when approaching others or kept them on all the time.

The climb itself was good. Very windy on the summit. Tagged Walter why I was up there.


Hyadventure - Jul 11, 2020 1:46 pm Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2019

State High Point Road Trip 2019   Sucess!

Pretty area and easy compared to Mt. Humphreys in AZ.

Woodie Hopper

Woodie Hopper - May 19, 2020 7:29 pm Date Climbed: May 18, 2020

From Williams Lake  Sucess!

Left the Williams Lake TH with an empty lot. Mostly snow packed until well above tree line. Micro spikes were a good idea. Headed over to Walter before dropping back down. Great day, no other climbers out.


blueshade - Apr 20, 2020 11:42 am Date Climbed: Oct 20, 2019

Wheeler  Sucess!

3:20 car to car less than 3mo from having a broken leg.

Senad Rizvanovic

Senad Rizvanovic - Nov 17, 2019 9:27 pm Date Climbed: Nov 17, 2019

from Williams Lake  Sucess!

Perfect weather for end of November, really good conditions, no snow at all just icy trail.


laman711 - Oct 15, 2019 8:25 pm Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2019

Successful Summit  Sucess!

Took the back side of the mountain. Long and shallow trail compared to lake williams. Could be fun during the winter to come back and snow shoe. Two alpine lakes on the way up. 20 Miles round trip.


rocketsredglare - Oct 5, 2019 7:02 pm Date Climbed: Oct 1, 2019

Second of a triple

Wasn't fully motivated for this one and especially since the start is in your face from almost the first step. Wind was anticipated but not big sustained blowing power. I can't stand wind! Got blown off at 4 miles. Not sure a redo is in the cards...


Kiefer - Aug 21, 2019 12:45 pm

Via Bull-of-the-woods trail  Sucess!

With: Bull of the Woods Mountain, Frazer and Mt. Walter

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