Elevation: 13,057 ft
GPS: 38.986, -114.314 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Blitzo on Jun 4, 2007
Admins: Justin Johnsen

Description

Located in Great Basin National Park, Wheeler Peak is Nevada's second highest peak and the high point of the park.

There is an easy trail to the summit, which passes through aspen and ancient bristlecone pine forests.

Wheeler's steep East Face has some existing climbs.

Great Basin National Park is Nevada's only National Park and is still fairly primitive.

Other climbing exists in the park, but I have no information at this time.

While visiting Great Basin National Park, Lehman Caves is well worth a visit.

Getting There

Great Basin National Park is located in eastern Nevada, close to the Utah border. It is about 60 miles southeast of Ely, NV.

From US Highway 6/50, take 487, five miles south to Baker. From the dinky town of Baker, take 488, east for six miles to the park entrance.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Wheeler Peak

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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b WI3 M6 Steep Snow X
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The NE Couloir, AKA The Wheel Deal
Trad, Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine 8 pitches
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The NE Couloir, AKA The Whe…
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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b WI3 M6 Steep Snow X Trad, Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine 8 pitches
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