Ascent of Mount Whitney on 2016-04-16
|Date:||Saturday, April 16, 2016|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||14498 ft / 4418 m|
Ascent Trip ReportMountaineers Route. Established base camp at Upper Boy Scout Lake. Great snow conditions above camp with seasonably cool temps and high wind in the col on summit day. Only protected the short crux section when on the descent.
|Summary Total Data|
| Quality:||9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Ski Poles, Tent Camp|
| Nights Spent:||2 nights away from roads|
| Weather:||Cool, Windy, Partly Cloudy|
| Route:||Mountaineers Route|
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