Ascent of Mount Whitney on 2015-06-04

Climber: Ryan Frome

Others in Party:Nick Turtura
Date:Thursday, June 4, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Whitney
    Elevation:14498 ft / 4418 m

Ascent Trip Report

Long single day trip. 22 miles round trip from trailhead using regular trail route up the switchbacks. 17 hours total. There was still some snow on the switchbacks, then covering the trail above Trail Crest. High clouds most of the day on the East side of the range, clear to the West. Mild wind on the summit.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Partly Cloudy

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