Ascent of Mount Whitney on 1996-08-11
|Others in Party:||Tim Newman|
|Date:||Sunday, August 11, 1996|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||14495 ft / 4418 m|
Ascent Trip ReportBetter informed and better trained, this time I was in such good shape that I ventured off trail to bag Mt. Muir on the way up. Don't under-estimate the weather at the top - we saw snow flurries in mid-August!
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||6330 ft / 1929 m|
| Extra Gain:||100 ft / 30 m|
| Distance:||21.6 mi / 34.8 km|
| Route:||Mt. Whitney Trail|
| Trailhead:||Mt. Whitney Portal 8365 ft / 2549 m|
| Quality:||7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Mt Whitney 1996|
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