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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

MadGrad96Whitney  Sucess!


Mountaineer's Route
Posted Oct 31, 2013 7:14 pm

JeremiahJohnsonHappy Birthday to me!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2013
Very happy to see a summit sunrise on my birthday after hiking a very long version of the JMT (10 extra peaks and 3 hot spring side trips). Was happy to go up with Bob Shattuck, a JMT vet and strong hiker. Great day.
Posted Oct 28, 2013 12:42 am

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