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Saluki72Dayhike  Sucess!


Nice day hike to the summit, had to avoid the switchbacks due to snow and ice and go up the chute which made it a little more interesting, but fun none-the-less.
Posted Apr 24, 2012 1:48 am

chicagoskyKnow how to self arrest
Date Climbed: Apr 7, 2012


Made it to 14138 feet at the top of the couliour and then turned back after a scary fall. See trip report for details
Posted Apr 15, 2012 11:51 am

RuvichaDid my best ...  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2010


... and got there. Overnight at Trail Camp is a great experience, dawn breaking as you're heading up the 99 switchbacks is stunning.
Posted Apr 13, 2012 1:44 pm

IdahoDaisyMt. Whitney in 1 day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2011


One of the best days of my life... and my feet had never hurt so much! We started at around 6 am and reached the summit around noon. Stayed at the hostel in Lone Pine and got pizza across the street... perfect set up.
Posted Apr 7, 2012 11:59 am

orbitorFrom the West on JMT  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2009


Successful 6-day backpacking trip, entering the High Sierra over Shepherd Pass and pushing to the top from the west on JMT, then descending to Whitney Portal.
Posted Apr 5, 2012 6:47 pm

mjholmesPerfect Day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2011


Took the main trail up and down in one day. Enjoyed the company of old friends, fabulous weather, gorgeous views and no bear encounters. Anyone who prepares and is in good condition can do this hike in the summer.
Posted Mar 12, 2012 6:08 pm

krrt2000Mt. Whitney  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 16, 1993


First time reg route total white out on top (84). Next time Mtnrs Route, awesome (92). Next time reg route with my wife in Oct no one on top, beautiful day (93)
Posted Feb 26, 2012 10:03 am

zoomlocosolo winter e face & buttress  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 10, 2012


Pullharder Alpine Club, Winter solos of the East face and East Buttress, 12h 45 min car-to-car. My 5th and 6th summits of this amazing mountain, and completely free of humanity except myself, very tranquil.

Posted Feb 22, 2012 1:32 pm

lzpupWhitney Standard  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 25, 2011


Hike 2 day via Whitney portal. So amazing. Will come back for more. A tip, if you are staying at the lake and the are plenty of spots, dont set down next to someone and talk all night.. .that aside fantastic, will be back for more , mountaineers and E. buttress are next
Posted Feb 19, 2012 9:54 pm

adventurdreamermany summits  Sucess!


Summited Whitney many times, single day trips, multiple overnights, and a summit by the mountaineers route.
Posted Feb 12, 2012 1:49 pm

WolframCan't wait to go back  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 26, 2008


Made it to High Camp and spent the night, followed by going to the summit early the next morning and collecting our tent on the way back down. Awesome experience, and I can't wait to do it again someday.
Posted Jan 30, 2012 2:01 am

Josh LewisNorth Face via the Mountaineers  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 10, 2011

Josh Lewis

Gimpilator, Michael and I climbed this as a 4 day trip, but climbed Carillion and attempted Russel along the way. At first we were on the mountaineers route, but ended up on the North Face due to some icy slope.

Posted Jan 14, 2012 4:20 pm

gimpilatorWinter Ascent  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 10, 2011


We spent 3 nights above 11,000 feet. We did Carillon, attempted the east ridge of Russell and finished with the Mountaineers Route. Significant ice flows forced us to make large detours in three places on the route.

Posted Dec 12, 2011 1:48 pm

mreiter1Success  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 16, 2009


Mountaineers Route
Posted Dec 11, 2011 2:02 pm

LincolnB1985  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 7, 1985


With brother Jon and a friend. Took the long way in, backpacking from Sequoia National Park. Had the trail pretty much to ourselves until the descent down the east side -- which was so crowded I doubt I'll ever do it again.
Posted Dec 6, 2011 9:47 pm

KevinPourroyLong Day Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 5, 2010


Next time I'll do it in two days instead of as a day hike
Posted Dec 5, 2011 1:55 am

Super DaveNorth Face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2011

Super Dave

Whitney was the third summit of a great four-peak traverse with Sawtooth Sean. Climbed the north face after Russell. Last summit group of the day, lucked out and had the highpoint to ourselves. In the end, our day was 15 hours, 17 miles, 8500’ elevation gain. Awesome day. Trip Report
Posted Nov 30, 2011 12:37 am

Luke SwansonMountaineer's Route in the Snow  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 30, 2011

Luke Swanson

We planned to camp on the way, but we made good time and the snow was good all day. Summited pretty late that day and hiked out in the dark. At the notch, I turned left and took the steep route to the summit, but I took the traverse on the way back to the notch.
Posted Nov 7, 2011 10:53 pm

echristensenDayhike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 2, 2011


cold and cloudy on summit - beautiful coming down mid morning after a long night of hiking.
Posted Nov 1, 2011 6:54 pm

ferdinandverboomMR route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 22, 2011


MR route with my wife. We only saw some people in the distance, so we practically had the route for ourselves. A very nice mixed climb, with some easy rock and a pretty steep couloir under the summitplateau. The summit is a little bit disappointing, it looks much more spectacular from below, but it was nice and warm and we sunbaked for an hour. The descent was pretty cool. We glisaded down a great part of the normal route.
Pretty long day-hike.
Posted Oct 28, 2011 9:05 am

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