Ascent of Mount Whitney on 2007-06-16
|Others in Party:||Jeff Lage|
|Date:||Saturday, June 16, 2007|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||14498 ft / 4418 m|
Ascent Trip ReportJeff & I set out under headlamps at 3:22 am. Stopped for a few minutes at trail camp, other than that it was a sustained effort the entire way. My summit time was 10:19 am (6:57).
Awesome sights, signed the registry, high fives, then started the return trip.
Arrived back at trailhead 3:32 pm.
What a day!
HP #1 (2007-06-16). Photo by Ken Curtis.
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|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||5898 ft / 1797 m|
| Distance:||22 mi / 35.4 km|
| Route:||Main Whitney Trail|
| Trailhead:||Whitney Portal 8600 ft / 2621 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
| Time Up:||6 Hours 57 Minutes|
| Time Down:||5 Hours 3 Minutes|
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