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Ascent of Mount Whitney on 2016-04-16

Climber: Ed Smith

Date:Saturday, April 16, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Whitney
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:14498 ft / 4418 m

Ascent Trip Report

Mountaineers 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
Seasonably cool!
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Mountaineers Route
Descent Statistics



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