Ascent of Mount Whitney on 2013-06-24
|Others in Party:||Mary Morningstar|
|Date:||Monday, June 24, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||14498 ft / 4418 m|
Ascent Trip ReportExcellent climb. Approximately 16 hrs from the Mt. Whitney Portal to the summit and back. Very cold and windy at summit with scattered snow flurries.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||6138 ft / 1870 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||22 mi / 35.4 km|
| Route:||Mt. Whitney Trail|
| Trailhead:||Mt. Whitney Portal 8360 ft / 2548 m|
| Quality:||8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Nights Spent:||0 nights away from roads|
| Weather:||Very Windy, Overcast|
Early overcast conditions, cold, windy with heavy winds for upper third of climb.
| Time:||10 Hours |
| Time:||6 Hours |
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