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


...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


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


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


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!


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


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


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

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


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


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


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


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

Bluebell08East Face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2013


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

Ted BauerMt.Whitney  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2013

Ted Bauer

3rd time up. As I am sitting here typing I am disappointed we did not take the Mountaineers route. However, we had a couple of people who had never been at any altitude and I felt caution was the best plan of attack
Posted Dec 3, 2013 6:47 pm

jbagleyMountaineer's Route is the way to go  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 1, 2012
We ascended the mountaineer's route and descended the Whitney trail in a single push. The mountaineer's route is definitely the highlight, and if I did this again, I would avoid the Whitney trail. Another note, is the gully up to the final 4th class section was very loose, and we chose to scramble the class 2/3 rock along the side. This was much preferred.
Posted Nov 14, 2013 7:17 pm

youngclimer123that was easy  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 13, 2013


once on the top inside the summit register box there was a "that was easy button".though that was funny. anyway great weather! just misses some t-storms the day before.
Posted Nov 11, 2013 2:22 pm

caysedaveMountaineer's Rt  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 22, 2009


First 14'r and more challenging than I could have imagined as the altitude was intense for me.
Posted Nov 4, 2013 3:08 am

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