Ascent of Mount Whitney on 2013-08-25

Climber: Nicholas Geoghegan

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
Peak:Mount Whitney
    Elevation:14498 ft / 4418 m

Ascent Trip Report

We 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
Ascent Statistics
    Distance:68 mi / 109.4 km
    Route:High Sierra Trail
    Time Up:7 Days 
Descent Statistics
    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:
1(Attempt) Eagle Scout Peak2013-08-19
2Mount Stewart2013-08-21
3Mount Whitney2013-08-25

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