RPC's Mount Whitney - East Buttress

RPC's Mount Whitney - East Buttress

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Quick Word

In process of organizing some of our older stuff on SP (for personal shits & giggles). This is from the climb of the East Buttress route on Mt. Whitney we did on Memorial Day weekend of 2004. I recall doing the approach from sea level to Iceberg Lakes on day one and regretting it (we were both kinda sick...)

Photo Essay

East ButtressPitch 1
East ButtressPitch 2.

East ButtressLooking down on the crux of route on pitch 3.
East ButtressShirley nearing the top of pitch 3.
East ButtressPitch 4.
East ButtressPitch 5
Shirley following P6...Pitch 6.
East ButtressViews from midway up the route.

East ButtressPitch 8.

East ButtressPitch 9.

East ButtressSummit misery!
East ButtressDescent down Mountaineers Route.

East ButtressCuring the altitude sickness with some instant chicken soup.

East ButtressOral hygiene in camp the morning after the climb.


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