Ascent of Mount Whitney on 2008-07-04
|Date:||Friday, July 4, 2008|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||14495 ft / 4418 m|
Ascent Trip ReportMount Whitney Trail, minimal snow/ice on trail. Spent one night at Whitney Portal (live at sea level); my hiking partner got altitude sickness by consultation lake and had to turn around, but no problems for me. Route took roughly 10-11 hours roundtrip.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||6095 ft / 1858 m|
| Trailhead:||8400 ft / 2560 m|
| Quality:||8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
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