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Doc FoxFog Death View  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2014

Doc Fox

Rain cloud shroud from 3 a.m. departure at Trail Camp to summit and back. I imagine the views were neat. Bob Ross painted Sequoia Natl' one time so I'll check that.
Amazing time; ignore the sarcasm.
Posted Jul 17, 2014 2:06 pm

DieselDay Hike Solo  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2014

Diesel

Second time up. Slower than last year by 45 minutes! 5:15 from Portal to summit.
Posted Jul 15, 2014 12:12 pm

nikhilmday hike from whitney portal  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 23, 2013
Exhausting! Coming down that trail has to be the worst thing I've ever done, not because of the physical effort, but the amount of painful talus and switchbacks.
Posted Jul 9, 2014 6:08 pm

braindancerYay Whitney!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 17, 2008

braindancer

This was our first venture to high(ish) elevation, and it did kick our butt quite a bit. We did this as an overnighter. Couldn't sleep on summit plateau, that made the summit quite a bit more strenuous. 99 switchbacks had a good deal of show but no ice.
Posted Jul 8, 2014 12:04 am

bscottdon't know why...  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2014

bscott

...it took me so long, but i finally got here!
Posted Jun 30, 2014 12:39 am

eidenreidenAt end of JMT
Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2005

eidenreiden

Beautiful! Surreal sunrise through the cracks in the ridge after trail crest. Otherworldly look to all of the fractured rock. Perfect amount of wind, swirling mist, clear air and warm sun to finish off an amazing John Muir Trail trip.
Posted Jun 18, 2014 10:08 pm

MattDurkeeTrail in a Day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 14, 2005

MattDurkee

Solo in a day. Was at Badwater Basin (lowest point in U.S.) a couple days before.
Posted Jun 8, 2014 1:14 pm

JurgenWhitney trail in a day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 5, 2014

Jurgen

Great hike with beautiful views. The hike is easy but very long (which you usually first notice during the descent). We started around 4pm and summited 7 hours later. During the descent we slided down the chute, which was fun and fast.
Posted Jun 6, 2014 11:53 am

larrychenshenHurray!  Sucess!

larrychenshen

Hurray!
Posted May 28, 2014 11:47 pm

PietriMountaineer's Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 3, 2014
Friday 5/2/14 hiked to Upper Boy Scout Lake and camped.
Saturday 5/3/14 started for the summit at 0500 hours.
8 hours up; 6 hours down. Back at camp at 1900 hours.
Sunday 5/4/14 hiked out.
High pressure system in place the whole time. Generally clear; windy at times.
Posted May 9, 2014 1:46 pm

DarrenKnezekFantastic Climb via the Mountaineer's Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 12, 2014
The road was closed by the locked gate just after Lone Pine Campground. It added an extra 2,000 feet of elevation gain as well as 3 more miles. We didn't encounter any snow until around 9,000 feet. We needed snowshoes around Lower Boy Scout Lake. Continued to Upper Boy Scout Lake to camp. Left at 6 am and summites around noon .
A rope and anchor material was nice for the newer members of our group.
Posted Apr 16, 2014 7:05 pm

IdahoScottHighpoint #12  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2004

IdahoScott

Pulled the day permit. 22 grueling round trip miles but totally worth it. Sunrise on the eastern face is nothing short of religious.
Posted Apr 7, 2014 6:20 pm

ndriley97First 14er  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 15, 1991
Great memories. Took the easy route with my then-future wife. We have to do this one again!
Posted Feb 27, 2014 7:26 pm

BobD39-9-09  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 9, 2009
First summit- 9-9-09. Twice since then.
Posted Feb 11, 2014 2:25 am

CarvCalifornia  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 4, 2013

Carv

Single day Whitney Trail solo.
Posted Jan 22, 2014 3:10 pm

MtnGuideOvernighted: Lightning Snow  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 4, 1968

MtnGuide

East Buttress, some on East Face, lightning buzzing last pitch, then snowing, so slept in summit hut.

Photos already posted about 2006.
Posted Jan 18, 2014 12:19 am

iamrwoodOn Top of the Country  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 26, 2013

iamrwood

Two days, one nights = AMAZING!! [with Jimmy & Travis]
Posted Jan 14, 2014 3:01 am

docrstDad's day on the mountain  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2013

docrst

The hike, alpenglow,moon over Mt Muir, summiting Whitney and Muir were great, but were spectacular because I was accompanied by my son, daughter and son-in-law who all sailed up and helped create an embedded memory for us!
Posted Jan 13, 2014 10:57 am

RaymondShevskyClass One Fun  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2011

RaymondShevsky

Splendid day out!
Posted Dec 19, 2013 2:55 pm

Bluebell08East Face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2013

Bluebell08

Third time's the charm....snowed out on 2 prior attempts, I went with the East Face in the summer heat this year to knock Whitney off my list. Great climb, Mountaineer's Route down. Camped at Upper Boy Scout Lake for 2 nights to summit Russell as well the following day.
Posted Dec 12, 2013 2:37 pm

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