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Ascent of Mount Whitney on 2011-09-06

Climber: Kevin Zuech

Date:Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Whitney
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:14498 ft / 4418 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started September 5 at Mount Whitney Trail. Camped at Trail Camp at a little over 12,000 feet. Started a little after 4 am on the 99 switchbacks and reached the summit at around 8:30 am after taking numerous pictures. Summit was windy but view was great. Trail was easy to follow. A little of snow still on the mountain. Hiked back to camp, grabbed gear and hiked back to parking lot.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Clear



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