Wheeler Peak


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Wheeler Peak

A mountain, 4,011 m (13,161 ft) high, of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains near Taos, New Mexico. It is the highest point in the state.
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Noun1.Wheeler Peak - a mountain peak in northeastern New Mexico in the Rocky Mountains
Land of Enchantment, New Mexico, NM - a state in southwestern United States on the Mexican border
Rockies, Rocky Mountains - the chief mountain range of western North America; extends from British Columbia to northern New Mexico; forms the continental divide
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and Wheeler Peak Scenic Area of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest in Nevada.
We're a part of the Sangre de Cristo Mountain range and half an hour from Wheeler Peak, the highest point in New Mexico.
After a section on ecology and natural and human histories of the region, she focuses first on features within the Park, among them Lehman Caves, Wheeler Peak Scenic Drive, and the gateway town of Baker.
And you can drive most of the way up 13, 065-foot Wheeler Peak for extraterrestrial views of northeastern Nevada and Utah.
Hiking Nevada's County High Points' trails meander through bristlecone pines, the oldest trees on the planet, to the summits Boundary Peak, Nevada's highest and Wheeler Peak in Great Basin National Park to the historic overlook of Mount Davidson above Virginia City; along alpine lakes and cliffs to Ruby Dome; past herds of pronghorn antelope to Mount Jefferson in Nye County; around the old Pony Express trail in the pursuit of Desatoya, Churchill County's high point.
5 millionacre Carson NF is home to the state's highest geogTaphic protrusion, 13,161foot-high Wheeler Peak.
Wheeler Peak, New Mexico's highest peak at 13,100 feet, acts as a wall when storms come into the valley," explains Bret Helenius, Taos Ski Valley's sales director.
For the more active-minded, Taos Ski Valley occupies a scenic bowl on the slopes of Wheeler Peak just a few miles out of town.
Caption: Left: four horsemen ride out beneath Wheeler Peak to gather cattle for branding.
White Pine County's Wheeler Peak, between Ely and the Utah state line, looms above the Nevada desert at 13,063.
This is northern New Mexico's Enchanted Circle, an 84-mile driving loop that curls out of Taos and completely encircles Wheeler Peak, at 13,161 feet the highest point in the state.