Ascent of Mount Whitney on 1992-09-06

Climber: Bob Bolton

Others in Party:Duane Gilliland
Leon Cheney
Date:Sunday, September 6, 1992
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Whitney
    Elevation:14498 ft / 4418 m

Ascent Trip Report

Duane, Leon, and I decided to day-trip this one to avoid permit hassles. The strategy worked perfectly but required an alpine start, at I believe around 1:30AM. Nothing fancy, just a whole lot of walking.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:6165 ft / 1879 m
    Round-Trip Distance:23 mi / 37 km
    Route:Mt. Whitney Trail
    Trailhead:8333 ft / 2539 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail

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