Ascent of Mount Whitney on 2008-08-03
|Date:||Sunday, August 3, 2008|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||14498 ft / 4418 m|
Ascent Trip ReportStarted at Whitney Portal at 2200hrs and completed climb next day. Dark skies with countless stars. Trail overall was easy to find with headlamp although some spots you had to be sure where the switchback was.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||6698 ft / 2041 m|
| Extra Gain:||250 ft / 76 m|
| Distance:||22 mi / 35.4 km|
| Route:||Standard Route|
| Trailhead:||Whitney portal 8300 ft / 2529 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Windy, Clear|
| Time Up:||9 Hours 30 Minutes|
| Time Down:||6 Hours |
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