Ascent of Mount Whitney on 2013-08-25
|Others in Party:||My dad|
My friend Mitch
and his dad.
|Date:||Sunday, August 25, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||14495 ft / 4418 m|
Ascent Trip ReportWe left at 5:00 am on the 25th. We reached the summit at about 7:00 am.
|Summary Total Data|
| Distance:||75.6 mi / 121.7 km|
| Quality:||7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Stream Ford, Scramble, Exposed Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles, Hut Camp|
| Weather:||Cool, Windy, Partly Cloudy|
| Distance:||68 mi / 109.4 km|
| Route:||High Sierra Trail|
| Time Up:||7 Days |
| Distance:||7.6 mi / 12.2 km|
| Route:||John Muir Trail|
| Time Down:||7 Hours |
|Ascent Part of Trip: Whitney Long term (8 nights total away from roads)|
Complete Trip Sequence:
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