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“Wheeler Peak in 1 day from Red River”
Review of Wheeler Peak

Ranked #8 of 26 things to do in Red River
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Owner description: An extremely challenging, eight to ten mile hike (one way).
Reviewed July 1, 2012

We left Red River at daylight in mid-August. We did not hike to Wheeler Peak from Taos. It was a long day but well worth it. The hardest part of the hike was from above Horseshoe Lake as it is very rocky with large boulders to climb. Once past this rocky area it seems like the air is thin. The views at the peak are amazing! It took us 13 hrs to make the trip. Well worth it but oh did my feet know that we had climbed so many rocks. We highly recommend this hike. Next time we will try it from Taos. We aren't kids. Both over 50 when we bagged this peak. Ready to go!

1  Thank Sandi W
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Reviewed June 12, 2012

We have hiked to Lost Lake a couple of times. There is even snow in July.

Thank tswife79
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Reviewed March 20, 2012

A view of Wheeler Peak is only possible from Taos side of the mountains. It's the highest peak in NM standing 13,363.

1  Thank Richard M
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Reviewed January 22, 2012

highest peak in NM at 13,000+ feet. trail starts at Taos ski valley.

Thank stevecwood
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