Ascent of Mount Whitney in 2008
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||14498 ft / 4418 m|
Ascent Trip ReportDay-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:||6103 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|
| Time Up:||0 Days 11 Hours 0 Minutes|
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