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Ascent of Mount Whitney on 2009-08-17

Climber: Amin Faraday

Date:Monday, August 17, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Whitney
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:14495 ft / 4418 m

Ascent Trip Report

**Private Hike with Friends

Route: Up = Mountaineers Route, Down = Mount Whitney Trail

Stats:
Distance ---> Up = 6-7 miles, Down = 11 miles
Total = about 18 miles
Elevation Gain ---> 6,400' (+6,200' up, +200' down)
Time ---> 16.5 hours total (8.5 hours to summit)


Camped on 8/15/2009 (Saturday) at Horseshoe Meadows @ 10,000 feet and on Sunday 8/16/2009 (Sunday) at Whitney Portal Campground (Site #39 was great = lots of quiet and privacy)
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble, Exposed Scramble



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