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Ascent of Mount Whitney in 2008

Climber: Mike Croft

Date:2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Whitney
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:14495 ft / 4418 m

Ascent Trip Report

Day-hiked the Mt. Whitney Main Trail in late October '08. Weather was great, got a permit by walk-in to the visitor center the day before the hike; was not in my original itinerary on a 3 1/2 mo. road trip but since I was easily able to get the permit I went for it! Glad I did.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:6100 ft / 1860 m
    Distance:22 mi / 35.4 km
    Route:Mt. Whitney Main Trail
    Trailhead:Whitney Portal  8395 ft / 2558 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:0 Days 11 Hours 0 Minutes



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